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Job 5

5:1 Pray, call, is there any to answer thee And unto which of the holy ones dost thou turn 5:2 For provocation slayeth the perverse, And envy putteth to death the simple, 5:3 I--I have seen the perverse taking root, And I mark his habitation straightway, 5:4 Far are his sons from safety, And they are bruised in the gate, And there is no deliverer. 5:5 Whose harvest the hungry doth eat, And even from the thorns taketh it, And the designing swallowed their wealth.  5:6 For sorrow cometh not forth from the dust, Nor from the ground springeth up misery. 5:7 For man to misery is born, And the sparks go high to fly. 5:8 Yet I--I inquire for God, And for God I give my word, 5:9 Doing great things, and there is no searching. Wonderful, till there is no numbering. 5:10 Who is giving rain on the face of the land, And is sending waters on the out-places. 5:11 To set the low on a high place, And the mourners have been high [in] safety. 5:12 Making void thoughts of the subtile, And their hands do not execute wisdom. 5:13 Capturing the wise in their subtilty, And the counsel of wrestling ones was hastened, 5:14 By day they meet darkness, And as night--they grope at noon. 5:15 And He saveth the wasted from their mouth, And from a strong hand the needy, 5:16 And there is hope to the poor, And perverseness hath shut her mouth.  5:17 Lo, the happiness of mortal man, God doth reprove him: And the chastisement of the Mighty despise not, 5:18 For He doth pain, and He bindeth up, He smiteth, and His hands heal. 5:19 In six distresses He delivereth thee, And in seven evil striketh not on thee. 5:20 In famine He hath redeemed thee from death, And in battle from the hands of the sword. 5:21 When the tongue scourgeth thou art hid, And thou art not afraid of destruction, When it cometh. 5:22 At destruction and at hunger thou mockest, And of the beast of the earth, Thou art not afraid. 5:23 (For with sons of the field [is] thy covenant, And the beast of the field Hath been at peace with thee.) 5:24 And thou hast known that thy tent [is] peace, And inspected thy habitation, and errest not, 5:25 And hast known that numerous [is] Thy seed, And thine offspring as the herb of the earth; 5:26 Thou comest in full age unto the grave, As the going up of a stalk in its season. 5:27 Lo, this--we searched it out--it [is] right, hearken; And thou, know for thyself! 

Young's Literal Translation - Public Domain