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Job 21
Job 21:1 But Job answered and said, Job 21:1 Then Job answered, Job 21:1 ὑπολαβὼν δὲ Ιωβ λέγει
Job 21:2 Hear diligently my speech, and let this be your consolations. Job 21:2 "Listen carefully to my speech, And let this be your way of consolation. Job 21:2 ἀκούσατε ἀκούσατέ μου τῶν λόγων ἵνα μὴ ᾖ μοι παρ᾽ ὑμῶν αὕτη ἡ παράκλησις
Job 21:3 Suffer me that I may speak; and after that I have spoken, mock on. Job 21:3 "Bear with me that I may speak; Then after I have spoken, you may mock. Job 21:3 ἄρατέ με ἐγὼ δὲ λαλήσω εἶτ᾽ οὐ καταγελάσετέ μου
Job 21:4 As for me, is my complaint to man? and if it were so, why should not my spirit be troubled? Job 21:4 "As for me, is my complaint to man? And why should I not be impatient? Job 21:4 τί γάρ μὴ ἀνθρώπου μου ἡ ἔλεγξις ἢ διὰ τί οὐ θυμωθήσομαι
Job 21:5 Mark me, and be astonished, and lay your hand upon your mouth. Job 21:5 "Look at me, and be astonished, And put your hand over your mouth. Job 21:5 εἰσβλέψαντες εἰς ἐμὲ θαυμάσατε χεῖρα θέντες ἐπὶ σιαγόνι
Job 21:6 Even when I remember I am afraid, and trembling taketh hold on my flesh. Job 21:6 "Even when I remember, I am disturbed, And horror takes hold of my flesh. Job 21:6 ἐάν τε γὰρ μνησθῶ ἐσπούδακα ἔχουσιν δέ μου τὰς σάρκας ὀδύναι
Job 21:7 Wherefore do the wicked live, become old, yea, are mighty in power? Job 21:7 "Why do the wicked still live, Continue on, also become very powerful? Job 21:7 διὰ τί ἀσεβεῖς ζῶσιν πεπαλαίωνται δὲ καὶ ἐν πλούτῳ
Job 21:8 Their seed is established in their sight with them, and their offspring before their eyes. Job 21:8 "Their descendants are established with them in their sight, And their offspring before their eyes, Job 21:8 ὁ σπόρος αὐτῶν κατὰ ψυχήν τὰ δὲ τέκνα αὐτῶν ἐν ὀφθαλμοῖς
Job 21:9 Their houses are safe from fear, neither is the rod of God upon them. Job 21:9 Their houses are safe from fear, And the rod of God is not on them. Job 21:9 οἱ οἶκοι αὐτῶν εὐθηνοῦσιν φόβος δὲ οὐδαμοῦ μάστιξ δὲ παρὰ κυρίου οὐκ ἔστιν ἐπ᾽ αὐτοῖς
Job 21:10 Their bull gendereth, and faileth not; their cow calveth, and casteth not her calf. Job 21:10 "His ox mates without fail; His cow calves and does not abort. Job 21:10 ἡ βοῦς αὐτῶν οὐκ ὠμοτόκησεν διεσώθη δὲ αὐτῶν ἐν γαστρὶ ἔχουσα καὶ οὐκ ἔσφαλεν
Job 21:11 They send forth their little ones like a flock, and their children dance. Job 21:11 "They send forth their little ones like the flock, And their children skip about. Job 21:11 μένουσιν δὲ ὡς πρόβατα αἰώνια τὰ δὲ παιδία αὐτῶν προσπαίζουσιν
Job 21:12 They take the timbrel and harp, and rejoice at the sound of the organ. Job 21:12 "They sing to the timbrel and harp And rejoice at the sound of the flute. Job 21:12 ἀναλαβόντες ψαλτήριον καὶ κιθάραν καὶ εὐφραίνονται φωνῇ ψαλμοῦ
Job 21:13 They spend their days in wealth, and in a moment go down to the grave. Job 21:13 "They spend their days in prosperity, And suddenly they go down to Sheol. Job 21:13 συνετέλεσαν δὲ ἐν ἀγαθοῖς τὸν βίον αὐτῶν ἐν δὲ ἀναπαύσει ᾅδου ἐκοιμήθησαν
Job 21:14 Therefore they say unto God, Depart from us; for we desire not the knowledge of thy ways. Job 21:14 "They say to God, 'Depart from us! We do not even desire the knowledge of Your ways. Job 21:14 λέγει δὲ κυρίῳ ἀπόστα ἀπ᾽ ἐμοῦ ὁδούς σου εἰδέναι οὐ βούλομαι
Job 21:15 What is the Almighty, that we should serve him? and what profit should we have, if we pray unto him? Job 21:15 'Who is the Almighty, that we should serve Him, And what would we gain if we entreat Him?' Job 21:15 τί ἱκανός ὅτι δουλεύσομεν αὐτῷ καὶ τίς ὠφέλεια ὅτι ἀπαντήσομεν αὐτῷ
Job 21:16 Lo, their good is not in their hand: the counsel of the wicked is far from me. Job 21:16 "Behold, their prosperity is not in their hand; The counsel of the wicked is far from me. Job 21:16 ἐν χερσὶν γὰρ ἦν αὐτῶν τὰ ἀγαθά ἔργα δὲ ἀσεβῶν οὐκ ἐφορᾷ
Job 21:17 How oft is the candle of the wicked put out! and how oft cometh their destruction upon them! God distributeth sorrows in his anger. Job 21:17 "How often is the lamp of the wicked put out, Or does their calamity fall on them? Does God apportion destruction in His anger? Job 21:17 οὐ μὴν δὲ ἀλλὰ καὶ ἀσεβῶν λύχνος σβεσθήσεται ἐπελεύσεται δὲ αὐτοῖς ἡ καταστροφή ὠδῖνες δὲ αὐτοὺς ἕξουσιν ἀπὸ ὀργῆς
Job 21:18 They are as stubble before the wind, and as chaff that the storm carrieth away. Job 21:18 "Are they as straw before the wind, And like chaff which the storm carries away? Job 21:18 ἔσονται δὲ ὥσπερ ἄχυρα πρὸ ἀνέμου ἢ ὥσπερ κονιορτός ὃν ὑφείλατο λαῖλαψ
Job 21:19 God layeth up his iniquity for his children: he rewardeth him, and he shall know it. Job 21:19 "You say, 'God stores away a man's iniquity for his sons.' Let God repay him so that he may know it. Job 21:19 ἐκλίποι υἱοὺς τὰ ὑπάρχοντα αὐτοῦ ἀνταποδώσει πρὸς αὐτὸν καὶ γνώσεται
Job 21:20 His eyes shall see his destruction, and he shall drink of the wrath of the Almighty. Job 21:20 "Let his own eyes see his decay, And let him drink of the wrath of the Almighty. Job 21:20 ἴδοισαν οἱ ὀφθαλμοὶ αὐτοῦ τὴν ἑαυτοῦ σφαγήν ἀπὸ δὲ κυρίου μὴ διασωθείη
Job 21:21 For what pleasure hath he in his house after him, when the number of his months is cut off in the midst? Job 21:21 "For what does he care for his household after him, When the number of his months is cut off? Job 21:21 ὅτι τί θέλημα αὐτοῦ ἐν οἴκῳ αὐτοῦ μετ᾽ αὐτόν καὶ ἀριθμοὶ μηνῶν αὐτοῦ διῃρέθησαν
Job 21:22 Shall any teach God knowledge? seeing he judgeth those that are high. Job 21:22 "Can anyone teach God knowledge, In that He judges those on high? Job 21:22 πότερον οὐχὶ ὁ κύριός ἐστιν ὁ διδάσκων σύνεσιν καὶ ἐπιστήμην αὐτὸς δὲ φόνους διακρινεῖ
Job 21:23 One dieth in his full strength, being wholly at ease and quiet. Job 21:23 "One dies in his full strength, Being wholly at ease and satisfied; Job 21:23 οὗτος ἀποθανεῖται ἐν κράτει ἁπλοσύνης αὐτοῦ ὅλος δὲ εὐπαθῶν καὶ εὐθηνῶν
Job 21:24 His breasts are full of milk, and his bones are moistened with marrow. Job 21:24 His sides are filled out with fat, And the marrow of his bones is moist, Job 21:24 τὰ δὲ ἔγκατα αὐτοῦ πλήρη στέατος μυελὸς δὲ αὐτοῦ διαχεῖται
Job 21:25 And another dieth in the bitterness of his soul, and never eateth with pleasure. Job 21:25 While another dies with a bitter soul, Never even tasting anything good. Job 21:25 ὁ δὲ τελευτᾷ ὑπὸ πικρίας ψυχῆς οὐ φαγὼν οὐδὲν ἀγαθόν
Job 21:26 They shall lie down alike in the dust, and the worms shall cover them. Job 21:26 "Together they lie down in the dust, And worms cover them. Job 21:26 ὁμοθυμαδὸν δὲ ἐπὶ γῆς κοιμῶνται σαπρία δὲ αὐτοὺς ἐκάλυψεν
Job 21:27 Behold, I know your thoughts, and the devices which ye wrongfully imagine against me. Job 21:27 "Behold, I know your thoughts, And the plans by which you would wrong me. Job 21:27 ὥστε οἶδα ὑμᾶς ὅτι τόλμῃ ἐπίκεισθέ μοι
Job 21:28 For ye say, Where is the house of the prince? and where are the dwelling places of the wicked? Job 21:28 "For you say, 'Where is the house of the nobleman, And where is the tent, the dwelling places of the wicked?' Job 21:28 ὅτι ἐρεῖτε ποῦ ἐστιν οἶκος ἄρχοντος καὶ ποῦ ἐστιν ἡ σκέπη τῶν σκηνωμάτων τῶν ἀσεβῶν
Job 21:29 Have ye not asked them that go by the way? and do ye not know their tokens, Job 21:29 "Have you not asked wayfaring men, And do you not recognize their witness? Job 21:29 ἐρωτήσατε παραπορευομένους ὁδόν καὶ τὰ σημεῖα αὐτῶν οὐκ ἀπαλλοτριώσετε
Job 21:30 That the wicked is reserved to the day of destruction? they shall be brought forth to the day of wrath. Job 21:30 "For the wicked is reserved for the day of calamity; They will be led forth at the day of fury. Job 21:30 ὅτι εἰς ἡμέραν ἀπωλείας κουφίζεται ὁ πονηρός εἰς ἡμέραν ὀργῆς αὐτοῦ ἀπαχθήσονται
Job 21:31 Who shall declare his way to his face? and who shall repay him what he hath done? Job 21:31 "Who will confront him with his actions, And who will repay him for what he has done? Job 21:31 τίς ἀπαγγελεῖ ἐπὶ προσώπου αὐτοῦ τὴν ὁδὸν αὐτοῦ καὶ αὐτὸς ἐποίησεν τίς ἀνταποδώσει αὐτῷ
Job 21:32 Yet shall he be brought to the grave, and shall remain in the tomb. Job 21:32 "While he is carried to the grave, Men will keep watch over his tomb. Job 21:32 καὶ αὐτὸς εἰς τάφους ἀπηνέχθη καὶ ἐπὶ σορῷ ἠγρύπνησεν
Job 21:33 The clods of the valley shall be sweet unto him, and every man shall draw after him, as there are innumerable before him. Job 21:33 "The clods of the valley will gently cover him; Moreover, all men will follow after him, While countless ones go before him. Job 21:33 ἐγλυκάνθησαν αὐτῷ χάλικες χειμάρρου καὶ ὀπίσω αὐτοῦ πᾶς ἄνθρωπος ἀπελεύσεται καὶ ἔμπροσθεν αὐτοῦ ἀναρίθμητοι
Job 21:34 How then comfort ye me in vain, seeing in your answers there remaineth falsehood? Job 21:34 "How then will you vainly comfort me, For your answers remain full of falsehood? " Job 21:34 πῶς δὲ παρακαλεῖτέ με κενά τὸ δὲ ἐμὲ καταπαύσασθαι ἀφ᾽ ὑμῶν οὐδέν

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