American Standard Version
Job, Chapter 27

   1: And Job again took up his parable, and said,
   2: As God liveth, who hath taken away my right, And the Almighty, who hath vexed my soul:
   3: (For my life is yet whole in me, And the spirit of God is in my nostrils);
   4: Surely my lips shall not speak unrighteousness, Neither shall my tongue utter deceit.
   5: Far be it from me that I should justify you: Till I die I will not put away mine integrity from me.
   6: My righteousness I hold fast, and will not let it go: My heart shall not reproach [me] so long as I live.
   7: Let mine enemy be as the wicked, And let him that riseth up against me be as the unrighteous.
   8: For what is the hope of the godless, though he get him gain, When God taketh away his soul?
   9: Will God hear his cry, When trouble cometh upon him?
   10: Will he delight himself in the Almighty, And call upon God at all times?
   11: I will teach you concerning the hand of God; That which is with the Almighty will I not conceal.
   12: Behold, all ye yourselves have seen it; Why then are ye become altogether vain?
   13: This is the portion of a wicked man with God, And the heritage of oppressors, which they receive from the Almighty:
   14: If his children be multiplied, it is for the sword; And his offspring shall not be satisfied with bread.
   15: Those that remain of him shall be buried in death, And his widows shall make no lamentation.
   16: Though he heap up silver as the dust, And prepare raiment as the clay;
   17: He may prepare it, but the just shall put it on, And the innocent shall divide the silver.
   18: He buildeth his house as the moth, And as a booth which the keeper maketh.
   19: He lieth down rich, but he shall not be gathered [to his fathers]; He openeth his eyes, and he is not.
   20: Terrors overtake him like waters; A tempest stealeth him away in the night.
   21: The east wind carrieth him away, and he departeth; And it sweepeth him out of his place.
   22: For [God] shall hurl at him, and not spare: He would fain flee out of his hand.
   23: Men shall clap their hands at him, And shall hiss him out of his place.

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