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Job 24

Job 24:1   Why are times not laid up by the Almighty? And why do not they that know him see his days?
Job 24:2   There are that remove the landmarks; They violently take away flocks, and feed them.
Job 24:3   They drive away the ass of the fatherless; They take the widow's ox for a pledge.
Job 24:4   They turn the needy out of the way: The poor of the earth all hide themselves.
Job 24:5   Behold, as wild asses in the desert They go forth to their work, seeking diligently for food; The wilderness yieldeth them bread for their children.
Job 24:6   They cut their provender in the field; And they glean the vintage of the wicked.
Job 24:7   They lie all night naked without clothing, And have no covering in the cold.
Job 24:8   They are wet with the showers of the mountains, And embrace the rock for want of a shelter.
Job 24:9   There are that pluck the fatherless from the breast, And take a pledge of the poor;
Job 24:10   So that they go about naked without clothing, And being hungry they carry the sheaves.
Job 24:11   They make oil within the walls of these men; They tread their winepresses, and suffer thirst.
Job 24:12   From out of the populous city men groan, And the soul of the wounded crieth out: Yet God regardeth not the folly.
Job 24:13   These are of them that rebel against the light; They know not the ways thereof, Nor abide in the paths thereof.
Job 24:14   The murderer riseth with the light; He killeth the poor and needy; And in the night he is as a thief.
Job 24:15   The eye also of the adulterer waiteth for the twilight, Saying, No eye shall see me: And he disguiseth his face.
Job 24:16   In the dark they dig through houses: They shut themselves up in the day-time; They know not the light.
Job 24:17   For the morning is to all of them as thick darkness; For they know the terrors of the thick darkness.
Job 24:18   Swiftly they pass away upon the face of the waters; Their portion is cursed in the earth: They turn not into the way of the vineyards.
Job 24:19   Drought and heat consume the snow waters: So doth Sheol those that have sinned.
Job 24:20   The womb shall forget him; The worm shall feed sweetly on him; He shall be no more remembered; And unrighteousness shall be broken as a tree.
Job 24:21   He devoureth the barren that beareth not, And doeth not good to the widow.
Job 24:22   Yet God preserveth the mighty by his power: He riseth up that hath no assurance of life.
Job 24:23   God giveth them to be in security, and they rest thereon; And his eyes are upon their ways.
Job 24:24   They are exalted; yet a little while, and they are gone; Yea, they are brought low, they are taken out of the way as all others, And are cut off as the tops of the ears of grain.
Job 24:25   And if it be not so now, who will prove me a liar, And make my speech nothing worth?
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