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Job 24

Job 24:1
Why, seeing times are not hidden from the Almighty, do they that know him not see his days?

Job 24:2  
Some remove the landmarks; they violently take away flocks, and feed thereof.

Job 24:3  
They drive away the ass of the fatherless, they take the widow's ox for a pledge.

Job 24:4  
They turn the needy out of the way: the poor of the earth hide themselves together.

Job 24:5  
Behold, as wild asses in the desert, go they forth to their work; rising betimes for a prey: the wilderness yieldeth food for them and for their children.

Job 24:6  
They reap every one his corn in the field: and they gather the vintage of the wicked.

Job 24:7  
They cause the naked to lodge without clothing, that they have no covering in the cold.

Job 24:8  
They are wet with the showers of the mountains, and embrace the rock for want of a shelter.

Job 24:9  
They pluck the fatherless from the breast, and take a pledge of the poor.

Job 24:10  
They cause him to go naked without clothing, and they take away the sheaf from the hungry;

Job 24:11  
Which make oil within their walls, and tread their winepresses, and suffer thirst.

Job 24:12  
Men groan from out of the city, and the soul of the wounded crieth out: yet God layeth not folly to them.

Job 24:13  
They are of those that rebel against the light; they know not the ways thereof, nor abide in the paths thereof.

Job 24:14  
The murderer rising with the light killeth the poor and needy, and in the night is as a thief.

Job 24:15  
The eye also of the adulterer waiteth for the twilight, saying, No eye shall see me: and disguiseth his face.

Job 24:16  
In the dark they dig through houses, which they had marked for themselves in the daytime: they know not the light.

Job 24:17  
For the morning is to them even as the shadow of death: if one know them, they are in the terrors of the shadow of death.

Job 24:18  
He is swift as the waters; their portion is cursed in the earth: he beholdeth not the way of the vineyards.

Job 24:19
Drought and heat consume the snow waters: so doth the grave those which have sinned.

Job 24:20  
The womb shall forget him; the worm shall feed sweetly on him; he shall be no more remembered; and wickedness shall be broken as a tree.

Job 24:21
He evil entreateth the barren that beareth not: and doeth not good to the widow.

Job 24:22
He draweth also the mighty with his power: he riseth up, and no man is sure of life.

Job 24:23
Though it be given him to be in safety, whereon he resteth; yet his eyes are upon their ways.

Job 24:24  
They are exalted for a little while, but are gone and brought low; they are taken out of the way as all other, and cut off as the tops of the ears of corn.

Job 24:25
And if it be not so now, who will make me a liar, and make my speech nothing worth?


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