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Chapter
Job 33

Book of Job - Chapter 33

Job 33:1

Wherefore, Job, I pray thee, hear my speeches, and hearken to all my words.

Job 33:2

Behold, now I have opened my mouth, my tongue hath spoken in my mouth.

Job 33:3

My words [shall be of] the uprightness of my heart: and my lips shall utter knowledge clearly.

Job 33:4

The spirit of God hath made me, and the breath of the Almighty hath given me life.

Job 33:5

If thou canst answer me, set [thy words] in order before me, stand up.

Job 33:6

Behold, I [am] according to thy wish in God's stead: I also am formed out of the clay.

Job 33:7

Behold, my terror shall not make thee afraid, neither shall my hand be heavy upon thee.

Job 33:8

Surely thou hast spoken in mine hearing, and I have heard the voice of [thy] words, [saying],

Job 33:9

I am clean without transgression, I [am] innocent; neither [is there] iniquity in me.

Job 33:10

Behold, he findeth occasions against me, he counteth me for his enemy,

Job 33:11

He putteth my feet in the stocks, he marketh all my paths.

Job 33:12

Behold, [in] this thou art not just: I will answer thee, that God is greater than man.

Job 33:13

Why dost thou strive against him? for he giveth not account of any of his matters.

Job 33:14

For God speaketh once, yea twice, [yet man] perceiveth it not.

Job 33:15

In a dream, in a vision of the night, when deep sleep falleth upon men, in slumberings upon the bed;

Job 33:16

Then he openeth the ears of men, and sealeth their instruction,

Job 33:17

That he may withdraw man [from his] purpose, and hide pride from man.

Job 33:18

He keepeth back his soul from the pit, and his life from perishing by the sword.

Job 33:19

He is chastened also with pain upon his bed, and the multitude of his bones with strong [pain]:

Job 33:20

So that his life abhorreth bread, and his soul dainty meat.

Job 33:21

His flesh is consumed away, that it cannot be seen; and his bones [that] were not seen stick out.

Job 33:22

Yea, his soul draweth near unto the grave, and his life to the destroyers.

Job 33:23

If there be a messenger with him, an interpreter, one among a thousand, to show unto man his uprightness:

Job 33:24

Then he is gracious unto him, and saith, Deliver him from going down to the pit: I have found a ransom.

Job 33:25

His flesh shall be fresher than a child's: he shall return to the days of his youth:

Job 33:26

He shall pray unto God, and he will be favourable unto him: and he shall see his face with joy: for he will render unto man his righteousness.

Job 33:27

He looketh upon men, and [if any] say, I have sinned, and perverted [that which was] right, and it profited me not;

Job 33:28

He will deliver his soul from going into the pit, and his life shall see the light.

Job 33:29

Lo, all these [things] worketh God oftentimes with man,

Job 33:30

To bring back his soul from the pit, to be enlightened with the light of the living.

Job 33:31

Mark well, O Job, hearken unto me: hold thy peace, and I will speak.

Job 33:32

If thou hast any thing to say, answer me: speak, for I desire to justify thee.

Job 33:33

If not, hearken unto me: hold thy peace, and I shall teach thee wisdom.