Rotherham's Emphasized Bible

Job 5

The harm of inconsideration.

Job 5:1 Call, I pray thee—is there one to answer thee? Or, to which of the holy ones, wilt thou turn? Job 5:2 For, to the foolish man, death is caused by vexation, and, the simple one, is slain by jealousy.

The end of the wicked is misery.

Job 5:3 I, have seen the foolish taking root, and then hath his home decayed, in a moment: Job 5:4 His children are far removed from safety, and they are crushed in the gate, and there is none to deliver: Job 5:5 Whose harvest, the hungry, eateth up, and, even out of thorn hedges, he taketh it, and the snare gapeth for their substance.

God is to be regarded in affliction.

Job 5:6 For sorrow, cometh not forth out of the dust,—nor, out of the ground, sprouteth trouble. Job 5:7 Though, man, to trouble, were born, as, sparks, on high, do soar, Job 5:8 Yet indeed, I, would seek unto El, and, unto Elohim, would I set forth any cause:— Job 5:9 Who doeth great things, beyond all search,—Wondrous things, till they cannot be recounted; Job 5:10 Who giveth rain, upon the face of the earth, and sendeth forth waters, over the face of the open fields; Job 5:11 Setting the lowly on high, and, mourners, are uplifted to safety; Job 5:12 Who doth frustrate the schemes of the crafty, that their hands cannot achieve abiding success; Job 5:13 Who captureth the wise in their own craftiness, yea the headlong counsel of the crooked: Job 5:14 By day, they encounter darkness, and, as though it were night, they grope at high noon. Job 5:15 But he saveth from the sword, out of their mouth, and, out of the hand of the strong, the needy. Job 5:16 Thus to the poor hath come hope, and, perversity, hath shut her mouth.

The happy end of God's correction.

Job 5:17 Lo! how happy is the man whom God correcteth! Therefore, the chastening of the Almighty, do not thou refuse; Job 5:18 For, he, woundeth that he may bind up, He smiteth through, that, his own hands, may heal. Job 5:19 In six troubles, he will rescue thee, and, in seven, there shall smite thee no misfortune: Job 5:20 In famine, he will ransom thee from death, and in battle from the power of the sword; Job 5:21 During the scourge of the tongue, shalt thou be hid, neither shalt thou be afraid of destruction when it cometh; Job 5:22 At destruction and at hunger, shalt thou laugh, and, of the wild beast of the earth, be not thou afraid; Job 5:23 For, with the stones of the field, shall be thy covenant, and, the wild beast of the field, hath been made thy friend; Job 5:24 And thou shalt know that, at peace, is thy tent, and shalt visit thy fold, and miss nothing; Job 5:25 And thou shalt know, that numerous is thy seed, and, thine offspring, like the young shoots of the field. Job 5:26 Thou shalt come, yet robust, to the grave, as a stack of sheaves mounteth up in its season. Job 5:27 Lo! as for this, we have searched it out—so, it is, Hear it, and know, thou, for thyself.

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