Job 21

1Then Job answered and said, 2Hear diligently my speech; And let this be your consolations. 3Suffer me, and I also will speak; And after that I have spoken, mock on.
1) Or thou shalt mock
4As for me, is my complaint to man? And why should I not be impatient?
1) Or of
5 Mark me, and be astonished, And lay your hand upon your mouth.
1) Heb Look unto me
6Even when I remember I am troubled, And horror taketh hold on my flesh.

7Wherefore do the wicked live, Become old, yea, wax mighty in power? 8Their seed is established with them in their sight, And their offspring before their eyes. 9Their houses are safe from fear, Neither is the rod of God upon them.
1) Or in peace, without fear
10Their bull gendereth, and faileth not; Their cow calveth, and casteth not her calf. 11They send forth their little ones like a flock, And their children dance. 12They sing to the timbrel and harp, And rejoice at the sound of the pipe.
1) Heb lift up the voice
13They spend their days in prosperity, And in a moment they go down to Sheol. 14And they say unto God, Depart from us; For we desire not the knowledge of thy ways. 15What is the Almighty, that we should serve him? And what profit should we have, if we pray unto him? 16 Lo, their prosperity is not in their hand: The counsel of the wicked is far from me.
1) Or, Ye say, Lo etc

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?
1) Or How oft is the lamp of the wicked put out, And how oft cometh their calamity upon them! God distributeth sorrows in his anger. They are as stubble…away.
18That they are as stubble before the wind, And as chaff that the storm carrieth away? 19 Ye say , God layeth up his iniquity for his children. Let him recompense it unto himself, that he may know it:
1) Or God layeth up his iniquity for his children: He rewardeth him, and he shall know it. His eyes shall see his destruction, and he shall drink etc
20Let his own eyes see his destruction, And let him drink of the wrath of the Almighty. 21For what careth he for his house after him, When the number of his months is cut off? 22Shall any teach God knowledge, Seeing he judgeth those that are high? 23One dieth in his full strength, Being wholly at ease and quiet: 24His pails are full of milk, And the marrow of his bones is moistened. 25And another dieth in bitterness of soul, And never tasteth of good. 26They lie down alike in the dust, And the worm covereth them.

27Behold, I know your thoughts, And the devices wherewith ye would wrong me. 28For ye say, Where is the house of the prince? And where is the tent wherein the wicked dwelt? 29Have ye not asked wayfaring men? And do ye not know their evidences, 30That the evil man is reserved to the day of calamity? That they are led forth to the day of wrath?
1) Or spared in etc 2) Or led away in etc
31Who shall declare his way to his face? And who shall repay him what he hath done? 32 Yet shall he be borne to the grave, And men shall keep watch over the tomb.
1) Or Moreover he is borne to the grave, And keepeth watch over his tomb. The clods of the valley are sweet unto him; And all men draw etc
33The clods of the valley shall be sweet unto him, And all men shall draw after him, As there were innumerable before him. 34How then comfort ye me in vain, Seeing in your answers there remaineth only falsehood?
1) Or with vanity 2) Or faithlessness

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