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Job 21

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    Job 21:1 But Job answered and said,
    Job 21:2 Hear diligently my speech, and let this be your consolations.
    Job 21:3 Suffer me that I may speak; and after that I have spoken, mock on.
    Job 21:4 As for me, is my complaint to man? and if it were so, why should not my spirit be troubled?
    Job 21:5 Mark me, and be astonished, and lay your hand on your mouth.
    Job 21:6 Even when I remember I am afraid, and trembling takes hold on my flesh.
    Job 21:7 Why do the wicked live, become old, yes, are mighty in power?
    Job 21:8 Their seed is established in their sight with them, and their offspring before their eyes.
    Job 21:9 Their houses are safe from fear, neither is the rod of God on them.
    Job 21:10 Their bull engenders, and fails not; their cow calves, and casts not her calf.
    Job 21:11 They send forth their little ones like a flock, and their children dance.
    Job 21:12 They take the tambourine and harp, and rejoice at the sound of the organ.
    Job 21:13 They spend their days in wealth, and in a moment go down to the grave.
    Job 21:14 Therefore they say to God, Depart from us; for we desire not the knowledge of your ways.
    Job 21:15 What is the Almighty, that we should serve him? and what profit should we have, if we pray to him?
    Job 21:16 See, their good is not in their hand: the counsel of the wicked is far from me.
    Job 21:17 How oft is the candle of the wicked put out! and how oft comes their destruction on them! God distributes sorrows in his anger.
    Job 21:18 They are as stubble before the wind, and as chaff that the storm carries away.
    Job 21:19 God lays up his iniquity for his children: he rewards him, and he shall know it.
    Job 21:20 His eyes shall see his destruction, and he shall drink of the wrath of the Almighty.
    Job 21:21 For what pleasure has he in his house after him, when the number of his months is cut off in the middle?
    Job 21:22 Shall any teach God knowledge? seeing he judges those that are high.
    Job 21:23 One dies in his full strength, being wholly at ease and quiet.
    Job 21:24 His breasts are full of milk, and his bones are moistened with marrow.
    Job 21:25 And another dies in the bitterness of his soul, and never eats with pleasure.
    Job 21:26 They shall lie down alike in the dust, and the worms shall cover them.
    Job 21:27 Behold, I know your thoughts, and the devices which you wrongfully imagine against me.
    Job 21:28 For you say, Where is the house of the prince? and where are the dwelling places of the wicked?
    Job 21:29 Have you not asked them that go by the way? and do you not know their tokens,
    Job 21:30 That the wicked is reserved to the day of destruction? they shall be brought forth to the day of wrath.
    Job 21:31 Who shall declare his way to his face? and who shall repay him what he has done?
    Job 21:32 Yet shall he be brought to the grave, and shall remain in the tomb.
    Job 21:33 The clods of the valley shall be sweet to him, and every man shall draw after him, as there are innumerable before him.
    Job 21:34 How then comfort you me in vain, seeing in your answers there remains falsehood?