Skip to content
Show Design
Loading Next Chapter ...

Chapter 5

1.1
“Call now; is there any who will answer you?
1.2
To which of the holy ones will you turn?

Chapter 6

Chapter 5

1

“Call now; is there any who will answer you? To which of the holy ones will you turn?

Call[H7121] now;[H4994] is[H3426] there[H3426] any[H3426] who[H4310] will[H4310] answer[H6030] you?[H6030] To[H7121] which[H4310] of[H6918] the[H7121] holy[H6918] ones[H6918] will[H4310] you[H6030] turn?[H6437]
2
For resentment kills the foolish man, and jealousy kills the simple.
For[H3588] resentment kills[H4191] the[H3588] foolish[H3684] man,[H4191] and[H4191] jealousy[H7068] kills[H4191] the[H3588] simple.[H6601]
3
I have seen the foolish taking root, but suddenly I cursed his habitation.
I[H7200] have[H7200] seen[H7200] the[H7200] foolish[H3684] taking[H8327] root,[H8327] but[H7200] suddenly[H6597] I[H7200] cursed[H5344] his[H7200] habitation.[H5116]
4
His children are far from safety. They are crushed in the gate. Neither is there any to deliver them,
His[H5337] children[H1121] are[H1121] far[H7368] from[H1121] safety.[H3468] They[H8179] are[H1121] crushed[H1792] in[H1121] the[H5337] gate.[H8179] Neither[H5337] is[H1121] there[H8033] any[H3605] to[H1121] deliver[H5337] them,[H7368]
5
whose harvest the hungry eats up, and take it even out of the thorns. The snare gapes for their substance.
whose[H834] harvest[H7105] the[H3947] hungry[H7456] eat[H398] up,[H7602] and[H3947] take[H3947] it[H3947] even[H1571] out[H3947] of[H2428] the[H3947] thorns.[H6791] The[H3947] snare[H4170] gapes for[H2428] their[H3947] substance.[H2428]
6
For affliction doesn’t come out of the dust, neither does trouble spring out of the ground;
For[H3588] affliction[H6040] doesn’t[H3808] come[H3318] out[H3318] of[H3318] the[H3588] dust,[H6083] neither[H3808] does[H3808] trouble[H5999] spring[H6779] out[H3318] of[H3318] the[H3588] ground;[H6083]
7
but man is born to trouble, as the sparks fly upward.
but[H3588] man[H1121] is[H1121] born[H3205] to[H3205] trouble,[H5999] as[H3588] the[H3588] sparks[H1121] fly[H5774] upward.[H1361]
8
“But as for me, I would seek God. I would commit my cause to God,
But[H3588] as[H7760] for[H1875] me,[H7760] I[H7760] would[H14] seek[H1875] God.[H430] I[H7760] would[H14] commit[H7760] my[H7760] cause[H1700] to[H1875] God,[H430]
9
who does great things that can’t be fathomed, marvelous things without number;
who[H6213] does[H6213] great[H1419] things[H1419] that[H6213] can’t[H3808] be[H1961] fathomed,[H2714] marvelous[H6381] things[H1419] without[H5704] number;[H4557]
10
who gives rain on the earth, and sends waters on the fields;
who[H834] gives[H5414] rain[H4306] on[H5921] the[H6440] earth,[H776] and[H7971] sends[H7971] waters[H4325] on[H5921] the[H6440] fields;[H2351]
11
so that he sets up on high those who are low, those who mourn are exalted to safety.
so[H7760] that[H7760] he[H7760] sets[H7760] up[H7760] on[H7760] high[H4791] those[H1992] who[H834] are[H4791] low,[H8217] those[H1992] who[H834] mourn[H6937] are[H4791] exalted[H7682] to[H7682] safety.[H3468]
12
He frustrates the plans of the crafty, So that their hands can’t perform their enterprise.
He[H6213] frustrates[H6565] the[H6213] plans[H4284] of[H3027] the[H6213] crafty,[H6175] so[H6213] that[H3027] their[H6213] hands[H3027] can’t[H3808] perform[H6213] their[H6213] enterprise.[H8454]
13
He takes the wise in their own craftiness; the counsel of the cunning is carried headlong.
He[H834] takes[H3920] the[H3920] wise[H2450] in[H2450] their[H3605] own[H1961] craftiness;[H6193] the[H3920] counsel[H6098] of[H6098] the[H3920] cunning[H2450] is[H2450] carried[H5375] headlong.[H4116]
14
They meet with darkness in the day time, and grope at noonday as in the night.
They[H3915] meet[H6298] with[H6298] darkness[H2822] in[H4959] the[H3915] day[H3119] time,[H3119] and[H3119] grope[H4959] at[H4959] noonday[H6672] as[H834] in[H4959] the[H3915] night.[H3915]
15
But he saves from the sword of their mouth, even the needy from the hand of the mighty.
But[H3588] he[H3027] saves[H3467] from[H3027] the[H3027] sword[H2719] of[H3027] their[H3027] mouth,[H6310] even[H1571] the[H3027] needy[H34] from[H3027] the[H3027] hand[H3027] of[H3027] the[H3027] mighty.[H2389]
16
So the poor has hope, and injustice shuts her mouth.
So[H1961] the[H1961] poor[H1800] has[H1961] hope,[H8615] and[H6310] injustice[H5766] shuts[H7092] her[H1961] mouth.[H6310]
17
“Behold, happy is the man whom God corrects. Therefore do not despise the chastening of the Almighty.
Behold,[H2009] happy[H835] is[H2009] the[H2009] man[H376] whom[H834] God[H430] corrects.[H3198] Therefore[H3651] do[H6213] not[H3988] despise[H3988] the[H2009] chastening[H4148] of[H4148] the[H2009] Almighty.[H7706]
18
For he wounds and binds up. He injures and his hands make whole.
For[H3588] he[H1931] wounds[H4272] and[H3027] binds[H2280] up.[H2280] He[H1931] injures[H5414] and[H3027] his[H3027] hands[H3027] make[H3027] whole.[H7495]
19
He will deliver you in six troubles; yes, in seven no evil will touch you.
He[H3808] will[H3808] deliver[H5337] you[H3808] in[H3808] six[H8337] troubles;[H6869] yes,[H3588] in[H3808] seven[H7651] no[H3808] evil[H7451] will[H3808] touch[H5060] you.[H3808]
20
In famine he will redeem you from death; in war, from the power of the sword.
In[H4421] famine[H7458] he[H3027] will[H2719] redeem[H6299] you[H3027] from[H3027] death;[H4194] in[H4421] war,[H4421] from[H3027] the[H3027] power[H3027] of[H3027] the[H3027] sword.[H2719]
21
You will be hidden from the scourge of the tongue, neither will you be afraid of destruction when it comes.
You[H3588] will[H3808] be[H3808] hidden[H2244] from[H3956] the[H3588] scourge[H7752] of[H3372] the[H3588] tongue,[H3956] neither[H3808] will[H3808] you[H3588] be[H3808] afraid[H3372] of[H3372] destruction[H7701] when[H3588] it[H3588] comes.[H935]
22
You will laugh at destruction and famine, neither will you be afraid of the animals of the earth.
You[H3372] will[H7832] laugh[H7832] at[H7832] destruction[H7701] and[H3372] famine,[H3720] neither[H3808] will[H7832] you[H3372] be[H3372] afraid[H3372] of[H3372] the[H3372] animals[H2416] of[H3372] the[H3372] earth.[H776]
23
For you will be allied with the stones of the field. The animals of the field will be at peace with you.
For[H3588] you[H3588] will[H7704] be[H1285] allied[H1285] with[H5973] the[H3588] stones[H68] of[H7704] the[H3588] field.[H7704] The[H3588] animals[H2416] of[H7704] the[H3588] field[H7704] will[H7704] be[H1285] at[H7704] peace[H7999] with[H5973] you.[H3588]
24
You will know that your tent is in peace. You will visit your fold, and will miss nothing.
You[H3588] will[H3808] know[H3045] that[H3588] your[H3045] tent[H168] is[H2398] in[H3808] peace.[H7965] You[H3588] will[H3808] visit[H6485] your[H3045] fold,[H5116] and[H3045] will[H3808] miss[H6485] nothing.[H3808]
25
You will know also that your offspring[1] will be great, Your offspring as the grass of the earth.
You[H3588] will[H7227] know[H3045] also[H3588] that[H3588] your[H3045] offspring[H2233] will[H7227] be[H3588] great,[H7227] your[H3045] offspring[H2233] as[H3588] the[H3588] grass[H6212] of[H2233] the[H3588] earth.[H776]
26
You will come to your grave in a full age, like a shock of grain comes in its season.
You[H5927] will[H6256] come[H5927] to[H5927] your[H5927] grave[H6913] in[H6913] a[H5927] full[H3624] age,[H3624] like[H5927] a[H5927] shock of[H6256] grain[H1430] comes[H5927] in[H6913] its[H5927] season.[H6256]
27
Look at this. We have searched it. It is so. Hear it, and know it for your good.”
Behold,[H2009] we[H8085] have[H3045] researched it.[H1931] It[H1931] is[H1931] so.[H3651] Hear[H8085] it,[H1931] and[H8085] know[H3045] it[H1931] for[H3045] your[H8085] good.”[H2896]

Chapter 6

1
Then Job answered,
2
“Oh that my anguish were weighed, and all my calamity laid in the balances!
3
For now it would be heavier than the sand of the seas, therefore my words have been rash.
4
For the arrows of the Almighty are within me. My spirit drinks up their poison. The terrors of God set themselves in array against me.
5
Does the wild donkey bray when he has grass? Or does the ox low over his fodder?
6
Can that which has no flavor be eaten without salt? Or is there any taste in the white of an egg?
7
My soul refuses to touch them. They are as loathsome food to me.
8
“Oh that I might have my request, that God would grant the thing that I long for,
9
even that it would please God to crush me; that he would let loose his hand, and cut me off!
10
Let it still be my consolation, yes, let me exult in pain that doesn’t spare, that I have not denied the words of the Holy One.
Loading Next Chapter ...