You have not started any reading plans.
for there is still more to be said on God’s behalf.
and ascribe justice to my Maker.
one who has complete knowledge is with you.
6 He does not keep the wicked alive,e
but he gives justice to the oppressed.
but he seats them forever with enthroned kings,
and they are exalted.
and trapped by the cords of affliction,
and how arrogantly they have transgressed.
10 He opens their earsf to correction
and tells them to repent from iniquity.
they will end their days in prosperity
and their years in happiness.g
they will cross the river of deathC
and die without knowledge.h
even when God binds them, they do not cry for help.
their life ends among male cult prostitutes.i
he instructs them by their torment.
16 Indeed, he lured you from the jawsD of distress
to a spacious and unconfined place.
Your table was spread with choice food.
judgment and justice have seized you.
18 Be careful that no one lures you with riches;E
19 Can your wealthG or all your physical exertion
keep you from distress?k
when nations will disappear from their places.
for that is why you have been tested byH affliction.
Who is a teacher like him?
and who has declared, “You have done wrong”?l
which people have sung about.m
people have looked at it from a distance.n
26 Yes, God is exalted beyond our knowledge;o
the number of his years cannot be counted.p
27 For he makes waterdrops evaporate;I
and shower abundantly on mankind.
or how the thunder roars from God’s pavilion?a
30 See how he spreads his lightningb around him
and covers the depths of the sea.
he gives food in abundance.c
and commands it to hit its mark.
the cattle also, the approaching storm.
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