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Chapter
Job 27

Book of Job - Chapter 27

Job 27:1

Moreover Job continued his parable, and said,

Job 27:2

[As] God liveth, [who] hath taken away my judgment; and the Almighty, [who] hath vexed my soul;

Job 27:3

All the while my breath [is] in me, and the spirit of God [is] in my nostrils;

Job 27:4

My lips shall not speak wickedness, nor my tongue utter deceit.

Job 27:5

God forbid that I should justify you: till I die I will not remove mine integrity from me.

Job 27:6

My righteousness I hold fast, and will not let it go: my heart shall not reproach [me] so long as I live.

Job 27:7

Let mine enemy be as the wicked, and he that riseth up against me as the unrighteous.

Job 27:8

For what [is] the hope of the hypocrite, though he hath gained, when God taketh away his soul?

Job 27:9

Will God hear his cry when trouble cometh upon him?

Job 27:10

Will he delight himself in the Almighty? will he always call upon God?

Job 27:11

I will teach you by the hand of God: [that] which [is] with the Almighty will I not conceal.

Job 27:12

Behold, all ye yourselves have seen [it]; why then are ye thus altogether vain?

Job 27:13

This [is] the portion of a wicked man with God, and the heritage of oppressors, [which] they shall receive of the Almighty.

Job 27:14

If his children be multiplied, [it is] for the sword: and his offspring shall not be satisfied with bread.

Job 27:15

Those that remain of him shall be buried in death: and his widows shall not weep.

Job 27:16

Though he heap up silver as the dust, and prepare raiment as the clay;

Job 27:17

He may prepare [it], but the just shall put [it] on, and the innocent shall divide the silver.

Job 27:18

He buildeth his house as a moth, and as a booth [that] the keeper maketh.

Job 27:19

The rich man shall lie down, but he shall not be gathered: he openeth his eyes, and he [is] not.

Job 27:20

Terrors take hold on him as waters, a tempest stealeth him away in the night.

Job 27:21

The east wind carrieth him away, and he departeth: and as a storm hurleth him out of his place.

Job 27:22

For [God] shall cast upon him, and not spare: he would fain flee out of his hand.

Job 27:23

[Men] shall clap their hands at him, and shall hiss him out of his place.