Thematic Bible

Job 20:1 (show verse)

Then answered Zophar the Naamathite, and said,

Job 20:2 (show verse)

Therefore do my thoughts cause me to answer, and for this I make haste.

Job 20:3 (show verse)

I have heard the check of my reproach, and the spirit of my understanding causeth me to answer.

Job 20:4 (show verse)

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

Job 20:5 (show verse)

That the triumphing of the wicked is short, and the joy of the hypocrite but for a moment?

Job 20:6 (show verse)

Though his excellence shall mount up to the heavens, and his head reach to the clouds;

Job 20:7 (show verse)

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

Job 20:8 (show verse)

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

Job 20:9 (show verse)

The eye also 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 to please the poor, and his hands shall restore their goods.

Job 20:11 (show verse)

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

Job 20:12 (show verse)

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

Job 20:13 (show verse)

Though he may spare it, and forsake it not; 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 shall 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 see the river, the floods, the brooks of honey and buttermilk.

Job 20:18 (show verse)

That which he labored for shall he restore, and shall not swallow it: according to his substance shall the restitution be, and he shall not rejoice in it.

Job 20:19 (show verse)

Because he hath oppressed and hath forsaken the poor; because he hath violently taken away a house which he did not build.

Job 20:20 (show verse)

Surely he shall not feel quietness in his belly, he shall not save of that which he desired.

Job 20:21 (show verse)

There shall none of his food be left; therefore shall no man look for his goods.

Job 20:22 (show verse)

In the fullness of his sufficiency he shall be in straits: every hand of the wicked shall come upon him.

Job 20:23 (show verse)

When he is about to fill his belly, God shall cast the fury of his wrath upon him, and shall rain it upon him while he is eating.

Job 20:24 (show verse)

He shall flee from the iron weapon, and the bow of steel shall strike him through.

Job 20:25 (show verse)

It is drawn, and cometh out of the body; yes, the glittering sword cometh out of his gall: terrors are upon him.

Job 20:26 (show verse)

All darkness shall be hid in his secret places: a fire not blown shall consume him; it shall go ill with him that is left in his tabernacle.

Job 20:27 (show verse)

The heaven shall reveal his iniquity; and the earth shall rise up against him.

Job 20:28 (show verse)

The increase of his house shall depart, and 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 to him by God.