Thematic Bible

Job 12:1 (show verse)

Then Job responded,
No Themes for this verse.

Job 12:2 (show verse)

“Truly then you are the people,
And with you wisdom will die!

Job 12:3 (show verse)

“But I have intelligence as well as you;
I am not inferior to you.
And who does not know such things as these?

Job 12:4 (show verse)

“I am a joke to my friends,
The one who called on God and He answered him;
The just and blameless man is a joke.

Job 12:5 (show verse)

He who is at ease holds calamity in contempt,
As prepared for those whose feet slip.

Job 12:6 (show verse)

“The tents of the destroyers prosper,
And those who provoke God are secure,
Whom God brings into their power.

Job 12:7 (show verse)

“But now ask the beasts, and let them teach you;
And the birds of the heavens, and let them tell you.

Job 12:8 (show verse)

“Or speak to the earth, and let it teach you;
And let the fish of the sea declare to you.

Job 12:9 (show verse)

“Who among all these does not know
That the hand of the Lord has done this,

Job 12:10 (show verse)

In whose hand is the life of every living thing,
And the breath of all mankind?

Job 12:11 (show verse)

“Does not the ear test words,
As the palate tastes its food?

Job 12:12 (show verse)

“Wisdom is with aged men,
With long life is understanding.

Job 12:13 (show verse)

“With Him are wisdom and might;
To Him belong counsel and understanding.

Job 12:14 (show verse)

“Behold, He tears down, and it cannot be rebuilt;
He imprisons a man, and there can be no release.

Job 12:15 (show verse)

“Behold, He restrains the waters, and they dry up;
And He sends them out, and they inundate the earth.

Job 12:16 (show verse)

“With Him are strength and sound wisdom,
The misled and the misleader belong to Him.

Job 12:17 (show verse)

“He makes counselors walk barefoot
And makes fools of judges.

Job 12:18 (show verse)

“He loosens the bond of kings
And binds their loins with a girdle.

Job 12:19 (show verse)

“He makes priests walk barefoot
And overthrows the secure ones.

Job 12:20 (show verse)

“He deprives the trusted ones of speech
And takes away the discernment of the elders.

Job 12:21 (show verse)

“He pours contempt on nobles
And loosens the belt of the strong.

Job 12:22 (show verse)

“He reveals mysteries from the darkness
And brings the deep darkness into light.

Job 12:23 (show verse)

“He makes the nations great, then destroys them;
He enlarges the nations, then leads them away.

Job 12:24 (show verse)

“He deprives of intelligence the chiefs of the earth’s people
And makes them wander in a pathless waste.

Job 12:25 (show verse)

“They grope in darkness with no light,
And He makes them stagger like a drunken man.