Job 24

Why, seeing that times are not hidden from the Almighty, do those that know him not see his days? [Some] remove the landmarks; they violently take away flocks and feed [thereof]. They drive away the ass of the fatherless; they take the widow's ox for a pledge. They turn the needy out of the way; and all the poor of the earth hide themselves [from them]. Behold, [as] wild asses in the desert, they go forth to their work, rising early for a prey; the wilderness [yields] food for them [and] for [their] children. In the field they reap their fodder, and the wicked gather the vintage [that is not theirs]. They cause the naked to lodge without clothing, that [they have] no covering in the cold. They are wet with the floods of the mountains and embrace the rock for want of a covering. They pluck the fatherless from the breast and take a pledge of the poor. 10 They cause the naked to go without clothing, and they take away the sheaves [from] the hungry. 11 They press oil within their walls [and] tread [their] winepresses and suffer thirst. 12 Men groan from out of the city, and the souls of the dead cry out; yet God did not hinder [them]. 13 They are among those that rebel against the light; they have never known its ways nor abided in its paths. 14 The murderer rises with the light, kills the poor and the needy, and in the night is as a thief. 15 The eye of the adulterer waits for the twilight, saying, No eye shall see me; and disguises [his] face. 16 In the dark they dig through houses, [which] they had marked for themselves in the daytime; they do not know the light. 17 For the morning [is] to them even as the shadow of death; if they are known, the terrors of the shadow of death [come over them]. 18 They are swift upon the waters; their portion is cursed in the earth; they never come by the way of the vineyards. 19 Drought and heat consume the snow waters; [so does] Sheol [consume those who] have sinned. 20 The Merciful One shall forget them; the worm shall feed sweetly on them; they shall never be remembered again; and iniquity shall be broken as a tree. 21 He afflicted the barren woman that did not conceive and never did good unto the widow. 22 He furthered the violent with his power; he did not lend to anyone in his life. 23 [If] he gave credit [to some] to take [them] over, his eyes [were] upon their ways. 24 They were exalted for a little while, but are gone and brought low; they are taken out of the way as all [others] and cut off as the tops of the heads of grain. 25 And if [it is] not so now, who will make me a liar or reduce my speech to nothing?:
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