Thematic Bible

Job 5:1 (show verse)

“Call now, is there anyone who will answer you?
And to which of the holy ones will you turn?

Job 5:2 (show verse)

“For anger slays the foolish man,
And jealousy kills the simple.

Job 5:3 (show verse)

“I have seen the foolish taking root,
And I cursed his abode immediately.

Job 5:4 (show verse)

“His sons are far from safety,
They are even oppressed in the gate,
And there is no deliverer.

Job 5:5 (show verse)

His harvest the hungry devour
And take it to a place of thorns,
And the schemer is eager for their wealth.

Job 5:6 (show verse)

“For affliction does not come from the dust,
Nor does trouble sprout from the ground,

Job 5:7 (show verse)

For man is born for trouble,
As sparks fly upward.

Job 5:8 (show verse)

“But as for me, I would seek God,
And I would place my cause before God;

Job 5:9 (show verse)

Who does great and unsearchable things,
Wonders without number.

Job 5:10 (show verse)

“He gives rain on the earth
And sends water on the fields,

Job 5:11 (show verse)

So that He sets on high those who are lowly,
And those who mourn are lifted to safety.

Job 5:12 (show verse)

“He frustrates the plotting of the shrewd,
So that their hands cannot attain success.

Job 5:13 (show verse)

“He captures the wise by their own shrewdness,
And the advice of the cunning is quickly thwarted.

Job 5:14 (show verse)

“By day they meet with darkness,
And grope at noon as in the night.

Job 5:15 (show verse)

“But He saves from the sword of their mouth,
And the poor from the hand of the mighty.

Job 5:16 (show verse)

“So the helpless has hope,
And unrighteousness must shut its mouth.

Job 5:17 (show verse)

“Behold, how happy is the man whom God reproves,
So do not despise the discipline of the Almighty.

Job 5:18 (show verse)

“For He inflicts pain, and gives relief;
He wounds, and His hands also heal.

Job 5:19 (show verse)

From six troubles He will deliver you,
Even in seven evil will not touch you.

Job 5:20 (show verse)

“In famine He will redeem you from death,
And in war from the power of the sword.

Job 5:21 (show verse)

“You will be hidden from the scourge of the tongue,
And you will not be afraid of violence when it comes.

Job 5:22 (show verse)

“You will laugh at violence and famine,
And you will not be afraid of wild beasts.

Job 5:23 (show verse)

“For you will be in league with the stones of the field,
And the beasts of the field will be at peace with you.

Job 5:24 (show verse)

“You will know that your tent is secure,
For you will visit your abode and fear no loss.

Job 5:25 (show verse)

“You will know also that your descendants will be many,
And your offspring as the grass of the earth.

Job 5:26 (show verse)

“You will come to the grave in full vigor,
Like the stacking of grain in its season.

Job 5:27 (show verse)

“Behold this; we have investigated it, and so it is.
Hear it, and know for yourself.”