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Job 20

Job 20:1   Then answered Zophar the Naamathite, and said,
Job 20:2   Therefore do my thoughts give answer to me, Even by reason of my haste that is in me.
Job 20:3   I have heard the reproof which putteth me to shame; And the spirit of my understanding answereth me.
Job 20:4   Knowest thou not this of old time, Since man was placed upon earth,
Job 20:5   That the triumphing of the wicked is short, And the joy of the godless but for a moment?
Job 20:6   Though his height mount up to the heavens, And his head reach unto the clouds;
Job 20:7   Yet he shall perish for ever like his own dung: They that have seen him shall say, Where is he?
Job 20:8   He shall fly away as a dream, and shall not be found: Yea, he shall be chased away as a vision of the night.
Job 20:9   The eye which saw him shall see him no more; Neither shall his place any more behold him.
Job 20:10   His children shall seek the favor of the poor, And his hands shall give back his wealth.
Job 20:11   His bones are full of his youth, But it shall lie down with him in the dust.
Job 20:12   Though wickedness be sweet in his mouth, Though he hide it under his tongue,
Job 20:13   Though he spare it, and will not let it go, But keep it still within his mouth;
Job 20:14   Yet his food in his bowels is turned, It is the gall of asps within him.
Job 20:15   He hath swallowed down riches, and he shall vomit them up again; God will cast them out of his belly.
Job 20:16   He shall suck the poison of asps: The viper's tongue shall slay him.
Job 20:17   He shall not look upon the rivers, The flowing streams of honey and butter.
Job 20:18   That which he labored for shall he restore, and shall not swallow it down; According to the substance that he hath gotten, he shall not rejoice.
Job 20:19   For he hath oppressed and forsaken the poor; He hath violently taken away a house, and he shall not build it up.
Job 20:20   Because he knew no quietness within him, He shall not save aught of that wherein he delighteth.
Job 20:21   There was nothing left that he devoured not; Therefore his prosperity shall not endure.
Job 20:22   In the fulness of his sufficiency he shall be in straits: The hand of every one that is in misery shall come upon him.
Job 20:23   When he is about to fill his belly, God will cast the fierceness of his wrath upon him, And will rain it upon him while he is eating.
Job 20:24   He shall flee from the iron weapon, And the bow of brass shall strike him through.
Job 20:25   He draweth it forth, and it cometh out of his body; Yea, the glittering point cometh out of his gall: Terrors are upon him.
Job 20:26   All darkness is laid up for his treasures: A fire not blown by man shall devour him; It shall consume that which is left in his tent.
Job 20:27   The heavens shall reveal his iniquity, And the earth shall rise up against him.
Job 20:28   The increase of his house shall depart; His goods shall flow away in the day of his wrath.
Job 20:29   This is the portion of a wicked man from God, And the heritage appointed unto him by God.
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