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Job 21

Job 21:1   Then Job answered and said,
Job 21:2   Hear diligently my speech; And let this be your consolations.
Job 21:3   Suffer me, and I also will speak; And after that I have spoken, mock on.
Job 21:4   As for me, is my complaint to man? And why should I not be impatient?
Job 21:5   Mark me, and be astonished, And lay your hand upon your mouth.
Job 21:6   Even when I remember I am troubled, And horror taketh hold on my flesh.
Job 21:7   Wherefore do the wicked live, Become old, yea, wax mighty in power?
Job 21:8   Their seed is established with them in their sight, And their offspring before their eyes.
Job 21:9   Their houses are safe from fear, Neither is the rod of God upon them.
Job 21:10   Their bull gendereth, and faileth not; Their cow calveth, and casteth not her calf.
Job 21:11   They send forth their little ones like a flock, And their children dance.
Job 21:12   They sing to the timbrel and harp, And rejoice at the sound of the pipe.
Job 21:13   They spend their days in prosperity, And in a moment they go down to Sheol.
Job 21:14   And they say unto God, Depart from us; For we desire not the knowledge of thy ways.
Job 21:15   What is the Almighty, that we should serve him? And what profit should we have, if we pray unto him?
Job 21:16   Lo, their prosperity is not in their hand: The counsel of the wicked is far from me.
Job 21:17   How oft is it that the lamp of the wicked is put out? That their calamity cometh upon them? That God distributeth sorrows in his anger?
Job 21:18   That they are as stubble before the wind, And as chaff that the storm carrieth away?
Job 21:19   Ye say, God layeth up his iniquity for his children. Let him recompense it unto himself, that he may know it:
Job 21:20   Let his own eyes see his destruction, And let him drink of the wrath of the Almighty.
Job 21:21   For what careth he for his house after him, When the number of his months is cut off?
Job 21:22   Shall any teach God knowledge, Seeing he judgeth those that are high?
Job 21:23   One dieth in his full strength, Being wholly at ease and quiet:
Job 21:24   His pails are full of milk, And the marrow of his bones is moistened.
Job 21:25   And another dieth in bitterness of soul, And never tasteth of good.
Job 21:26   They lie down alike in the dust, And the worm covereth them.
Job 21:27   Behold, I know your thoughts, And the devices wherewith ye would wrong me.
Job 21:28   For ye say, Where is the house of the prince? And where is the tent wherein the wicked dwelt?
Job 21:29   Have ye not asked wayfaring men? And do ye not know their evidences,
Job 21:30   That the evil man is reserved to the day of calamity? That they are led forth to the day of wrath?
Job 21:31   Who shall declare his way to his face? And who shall repay him what he hath done?
Job 21:32   Yet shall he be borne to the grave, And men shall keep watch over the tomb.
Job 21:33   The clods of the valley shall be sweet unto him, And all men shall draw after him, As there were innumerable before him.
Job 21:34   How then comfort ye me in vain, Seeing in your answers there remaineth only falsehood?
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