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1 Job spoke next. He said:

2 Listen carefully to my words; let this be the consolation you allow me.
Heb 2:1  Isa 55:2  Job 13:3-4  Job 15:11  Job 16:2  Job 18:2  Job 33:1 

3 Permit me to speak in my turn; you may jeer when I have spoken.
Job 16:10  Job 17:2  Job 16:20  Job 12:4-5  Job 13:9  Job 13:13  Job 33:31-33 

4 Is my complaint just about a fellow-mortal? I have good grounds to be perturbed!
1Sam 1:16  2Kgs 6:26-27  Exod 6:9  Job 6:11  Job 7:11-21  Job 10:1-2  Matt 26:38 

5 Give your attention to me; you will be dumbfounded and will place your hand over your mouth.
Job 29:9  Job 40:4  Judg 18:19  Prov 30:32  Amos 5:13  Job 2:12  Job 17:8 

6 I myself am appalled at the very thought, and my flesh creeps.
Hab 3:16  Lam 3:19-20  Ps 77:3  Ps 88:15  Ps 119:120 

7 Why do the wicked still live on, their power increasing with their age?
Job 12:6  Hab 1:13  Jer 12:1-3  Ps 37:35  Ps 73:3-12  Dan 4:17  Hab 1:15-16 

8 They see their posterity assured, and their offspring secure before their eyes.
Job 5:3-4  Job 18:19  Job 20:10  Job 20:28  Ps 17:14  Prov 17:6 

9 The peace of their houses has nothing to fear, the rod that God wields is not for them.
Job 9:34  Ps 73:5  Isa 57:19-21  Job 15:21  Job 18:11  Ps 73:19 

10 No mishap with their bull at breeding-time, nor miscarriage with their cow at calving.
Exod 23:26  Deut 7:13-14  Deut 28:11  Eccl 9:1-2  Luke 12:16-21  Luke 16:19  Ps 144:13-14 

11 They let their infants frisk like lambs, their children dance like deer.
Ps 107:41  Ps 127:3-5 

12 They sing to the tambourine and harp, and rejoice to the sound of the pipe.
Amos 6:4-6  Gen 4:21  Isa 5:12  Gen 31:27  Isa 22:13 

13 They end their lives in happiness and go down in peace to Sheol.
Job 36:11  Luke 12:19-20  Luke 17:28-29  Matt 24:38-39  Ps 73:4 

14 Yet these are the ones who say to God, 'Go away! We do not want to learn your ways.
Job 22:17  Prov 1:29  2Thess 2:10-12  2Tim 4:3-4  Hab 1:15  John 3:19-20  John 8:45-47 

15 What is the point of our serving Shaddai? What should we gain from praying to him?'
Exod 5:2  Job 34:9  Mal 1:13-14  Hos 13:6  Isa 30:11  Isa 45:19  Job 35:3 

16 Surely they have won their own prosperity, since God is kept so far from their plans?
Job 22:18  Ps 1:1  Gen 49:6  Ps 49:6-7  Ps 52:5-7  Prov 1:10  Eccl 8:8 

17 Do we often see the light of the wicked put out, or disaster overtake him, or the retribution of God destroy his possessions,
Job 18:5-6  Job 18:18  Luke 12:46  Matt 25:8  Ps 32:10  Ps 90:7-9  Rom 2:8-9 

18 or the wind blow him away like a straw, or a whirlwind carry him off like chaff?
Ps 1:4  Job 13:25  Ps 35:5  Ps 83:13  Isa 17:13  Hos 13:3  Isa 29:5 

19 So God is storing up punishment for his children? But the wicked himself should be punished, and should know it!
Exod 20:5  Jer 31:29  2Cor 5:21  2Sam 3:39  2Tim 4:14  Deut 32:34  Deut 32:41 

20 He himself should witness his own ruin, and himself drink the anger of Shaddai.
Isa 51:17  Rev 14:10  Ps 75:8  Jer 25:15-16  Jer 51:7  Job 27:19  Luke 16:23 

21 Once he is gone, what joy can he gain from his family, once the number of his months has been cut off?
Job 14:5  Eccl 2:18-19  Job 14:21  Luke 16:27-28  Ps 55:23  Ps 102:24 

22 But who can teach wisdom to God, to him who is judge of those on high?
Rom 11:34  1Cor 2:16  Isa 40:13-14  1Cor 6:3  2Pet 2:4  Eccl 5:8  Isa 40:22-23 

23 And again: one person dies in the fullness of strength, in all possible happiness and ease,
Job 20:22-23  Luke 12:19-21  Ps 49:17  Ps 73:4-5 

24 thighs padded with fat and the marrow in the bones good and moist.
Prov 3:8  Job 15:27  Ps 17:10 

25 Another dies in bitterness of heart, never having tasted happiness.
Job 7:11  1Kgs 17:12  2Sam 17:8  Eccl 6:2  Ezek 4:16-17  Ezek 12:18  Isa 38:15-17 

26 They lie together down in the dust and the worms soon cover them both.
Eccl 9:2  Isa 14:11  Job 20:11  Job 3:18-19  Job 17:14  Job 19:26  Job 24:20 

27 Oh, I know what is in your minds, what you so spitefully think about me!
1Pet 2:19  Job 4:8-11  Job 5:3-5  Job 8:3-6  Job 15:20-35  Job 20:5  Job 20:29 

28 'What has become of the great lord's house,' you say, 'where is the tent where the wicked used to live?'
Job 8:22  Job 20:7  Hab 2:9-11  Job 1:3  Job 31:37  Num 16:26-34  Ps 37:36 

29 Have you never questioned people who travel, do you not understand the testimony they give:
Ps 129:8 

30 on the day of disaster, the wicked is spared, on the day of retribution, he is kept safe?
Prov 16:4  2Pet 2:9-17  Job 20:28  2Pet 3:7  Jude 1:13  Nah 1:2  Ps 110:5 

31 And who is there then to reproach him for his deeds and to pay him back for the things he has done?
Deut 7:10  Gal 2:11  1Kgs 21:19-24  2Sam 12:7-12  Acts 24:25  Isa 59:13  Jas 2:13 

32 He is carried away to the cemetery, and a watch is kept at his tomb.
Luke 16:22  Ezek 32:21-32  Ps 49:14 

33 The clods of the ravine lie easy on him, and the whole population walk behind.
Heb 9:27  Job 30:23  Eccl 1:4  Eccl 8:8  Eccl 12:7  Gen 3:19  Job 3:17-19 

34 So what sense is there in your empty consolation? your answers are the left-overs of infidelity!
Job 16:2  Job 13:4  Job 32:3  Job 42:7