Job12

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(Job 12:1) And Job answered and said,
(Job 12:2) No doubt but ye {are} the people, and wisdom shall die with you.
(Job 12:3) But I have understanding as well as you; I {am} not inferior to you: yea, who knoweth not such things as these?
(Job 12:4) I am {as} one mocked of his neighbour, who calleth upon God, and he answereth him: the just upright {man is} laughed to scorn.
(Job 12:5) He that is ready to slip with {his} feet {is as} a lamp despised in the thought of him that is at ease.
(Job 12:6) The tabernacles of robbers prosper, and they that provoke God are secure; into whose hand God bringeth {abundantly}.
(Job 12:7) But ask now the beasts, and they shall teach thee; and the fowls of the air, and they shall tell thee:
(Job 12:8) Or speak to the earth, and it shall teach thee: and the fishes of the sea shall declare unto thee.
(Job 12:9) Who knoweth not in all these that the hand of the Lord hath wrought this?
(Job 12:10) In whose hand {is} the soul of every living thing, and the breath of all mankind.
(Job 12:11) Doth not the ear try words? and the mouth taste his meat?
(Job 12:12) With the ancient {is} wisdom; and in length of days understanding.
(Job 12:13) With him {is} wisdom and strength, he hath counsel and understanding.
(Job 12:14) Behold, he breaketh down, and it cannot be built again: he shutteth up a man, and there can be no opening.
(Job 12:15) Behold, he withholdeth the waters, and they dry up: also he sendeth them out, and they overturn the earth.
(Job 12:16) With him {is} strength and wisdom: the deceived and the deceiver {are} his.
(Job 12:17) He leadeth counsellers away spoiled, and maketh the judges fools.
(Job 12:18) He looseth the bond of kings, and girdeth their loins with a girdle.
(Job 12:19) He leadeth princes away spoiled, and overthroweth the mighty.
(Job 12:20) He removeth away the speech of the trusty, and taketh away the understanding of the aged.
(Job 12:21) He poureth contempt upon princes, and weakeneth the strength of the mighty.
(Job 12:22) He discovereth deep things out of darkness, and bringeth out to light the shadow of death.
(Job 12:23) He increaseth the nations, and destroyeth them: he enlargeth the nations, and straiteneth them {again}.
(Job 12:24) He taketh away the heart of the chief of the people of the earth, and causeth them to wander in a wilderness {where there is} no way.
(Job 12:25) They grope in the dark without light, and he maketh them to stagger like {a} drunken {man}.
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