Thematic Bible

Job 20:1 (show verse)

And Zophar the Naamathite answereth and saith: --

Job 20:2 (show verse)

Therefore my thoughts cause me to answer, And because of my sensations in me.

Job 20:3 (show verse)

The chastisement of my shame I hear, And the spirit of mine understanding Doth cause me to answer:

Job 20:4 (show verse)

This hast thou known from antiquity? Since the placing of man on earth?

Job 20:5 (show verse)

That the singing of the wicked is short, And the joy of the profane for a moment,

Job 20:6 (show verse)

Though his excellency go up to the heavens, And his head against a cloud he strike --

Job 20:7 (show verse)

As his own dung for ever he doth perish, His beholders say: 'Where is he?'

Job 20:8 (show verse)

As a dream he fleeth, and they find him not, And he is driven away as a vision of the night,

Job 20:9 (show verse)

The eye hath not seen him, and addeth not. And not again doth his place behold him.

Job 20:10 (show verse)

His sons do the poor oppress, And his hands give back his wealth.

Job 20:11 (show verse)

His bones have been full of his youth, And with him on the dust it lieth down.

Job 20:12 (show verse)

Though he doth sweeten evil in his mouth, Doth hide it under his tongue,

Job 20:13 (show verse)

Hath pity on it, and doth not forsake it, And keep it back in the midst of his palate,

Job 20:14 (show verse)

His food in his bowels is turned, The bitterness of asps is in his heart.

Job 20:15 (show verse)

Wealth he hath swallowed, and doth vomit it. From his belly God driveth it out.

Job 20:16 (show verse)

Gall of asps he sucketh, Slay him doth the tongue of a viper.

Job 20:17 (show verse)

He looketh not on rivulets, Flowing of brooks of honey and butter.

Job 20:18 (show verse)

He is giving back what he laboured for, And doth not consume it; As a bulwark is his exchange, and he exults not.

Job 20:19 (show verse)

For he oppressed -- he forsook the poor, A house he hath taken violently away, And he doth not build it.

Job 20:20 (show verse)

For he hath not known ease in his belly. With his desirable thing he delivereth not himself.

Job 20:21 (show verse)

There is not a remnant to his food, Therefore his good doth not stay.

Job 20:22 (show verse)

In the fulness of his sufficiency he is straitened. Every perverse hand doth meet him.

Job 20:23 (show verse)

It cometh to pass, at the filling of his belly, He sendeth forth against him The fierceness of His anger, Yea, He raineth on him in his eating.

Job 20:24 (show verse)

He fleeth from an iron weapon, Pass through him doth a bow of brass.

Job 20:25 (show verse)

One hath drawn, And it cometh out from the body, And a glittering weapon from his gall proceedeth. On him are terrors.

Job 20:26 (show verse)

All darkness is hid for his treasures, Consume him doth a fire not blown, Broken is the remnant in his tent.

Job 20:27 (show verse)

Reveal do the heavens his iniquity, And earth is raising itself against him.

Job 20:28 (show verse)

Remove doth the increase of his house, Poured forth in a day of His anger.

Job 20:29 (show verse)

This is the portion of a wicked man from God. And an inheritance appointed him by God.