Thematic Bible

Job 20:1 (show verse)

Then answered Zophar the Naamathite, and said,

Job 20:2 (show verse)

Therefore do my thoughts give answer to me, Even by reason of my haste that is in me.

Job 20:3 (show verse)

I have heard the reproof which putteth me to shame; And the spirit of my understanding answereth me.

Job 20:4 (show verse)

Knowest thou not this of old time, Since man was placed upon earth,

Job 20:5 (show verse)

That the triumphing of the wicked is short, And the joy of the godless but for a moment?

Job 20:6 (show verse)

Though his height mount up to the heavens, And his head reach unto the clouds;

Job 20:7 (show verse)

Yet he shall perish for ever like his own dung: They that have seen him shall say, Where is he?

Job 20:8 (show verse)

He shall fly away as a dream, and shall not be found: Yea, he shall be chased away as a vision of the night.

Job 20:9 (show verse)

The eye which saw him shall see him no more; Neither shall his place any more behold him.

Job 20:10 (show verse)

His children shall seek the favor of the poor, And his hands shall give back his wealth.

Job 20:11 (show verse)

His bones are full of his youth, But it shall lie down with him in the dust.

Job 20:12 (show verse)

Though wickedness be sweet in his mouth, Though he hide it under his tongue,

Job 20:13 (show verse)

Though he spare it, and will not let it go, But keep it still within his mouth;

Job 20:14 (show verse)

Yet his food in his bowels is turned, It is the gall of asps within him.

Job 20:15 (show verse)

He hath swallowed down riches, and he shall vomit them up again; God will cast them out of his belly.

Job 20:16 (show verse)

He shall suck the poison of asps: The viper's tongue shall slay him.

Job 20:17 (show verse)

He shall not look upon the rivers, The flowing streams of honey and butter.

Job 20:18 (show verse)

That which he labored for shall he restore, and shall not swallow it down; According to the substance that he hath gotten, he shall not rejoice.

Job 20:19 (show verse)

For he hath oppressed and forsaken the poor; He hath violently taken away a house, and he shall not build it up.

Job 20:20 (show verse)

Because he knew no quietness within him, He shall not save aught of that wherein he delighteth.

Job 20:21 (show verse)

There was nothing left that he devoured not; Therefore his prosperity shall not endure.

Job 20:22 (show verse)

In the fulness of his sufficiency he shall be in straits: The hand of every one that is in misery shall come upon him.

Job 20:23 (show verse)

When he is about to fill his belly, God will cast the fierceness of his wrath upon him, And will rain it upon him while he is eating.

Job 20:24 (show verse)

He shall flee from the iron weapon, And the bow of brass shall strike him through.

Job 20:25 (show verse)

He draweth it forth, and it cometh out of his body; Yea, the glittering point cometh out of his gall: Terrors are upon him.

Job 20:26 (show verse)

All darkness is laid up for his treasures: A fire not blown by man'shall devour him; It shall consume that which is left in his tent.

Job 20:27 (show verse)

The heavens shall reveal his iniquity, And the earth shall rise up against him.

Job 20:28 (show verse)

The increase of his house shall depart; His goods'shall flow away in the day of his wrath.

Job 20:29 (show verse)

This is the portion of a wicked man from God, And the heritage appointed unto him by God.