The Book of Job Chapter 22 – New King James Version (NKJV) – Audio Bible

Chapter 22. Then elephants the timonite answered and Said Can a man be profitable to God though he Who is wise may be profitable to himself Is it any pleasure to the almighty that You are righteous Or is it gained to him that you make Your ways blameless Is it because of your fear of him that He corrects you and enters into judgment With you Is not your wickedness great and your Iniquity Without End For you have taken pledges from your Brother for no reason And stripped the naked of their clothing You have not given the weary water to Drink and you have withheld bread from The hungry But the Mighty Man possessed the land And The Honorable man dwelt in it You have sent widows away empty and the Strength of the fatherless was crushed Therefore snares are all around you and Sudden fear troubles you or Darkness so That you cannot see and an abundance of Water covers you Is not God in the height of Heaven And see the highest Stars how lofty they Are And you say what does God know can he Judge through the Deep Darkness Thick clouds cover him so that he cannot

See and he walks above the circle of Heaven Will you keep to the old way which Wicked men have trod who were cut down Before their time whose foundations were Swept Away by a flood They said to God depart from us what can The almighty do to them Yet he filled their houses with good Things But the Council of the wicked is far From me The righteous see it and are glad And the innocent laugh at them Surely our adversaries are cut down and The fire consumes their remnant Now acquaint yourself with him and be at Peace Thereby good will come to you Receive please instruction from his Mouth and lay up his words in your heart If you return to the almighty you will Be built up You will remove iniquity far from your Tents Then you will lay your gold in the dust And the gold of OFA among the stones of The Brooks Yes The almighty will be your gold and your Precious silver For then you will have your Delight in The almighty and lift up your face to God

You will make your prayer to him he will Hear you and you will pay your vows You will also declare a thing and it Will be established for you So light will shine on your ways when They cast you down and you say Exaltation will come Then he will save the humble person He will even deliver one who is Not Innocent Yes he will be delivered by the purity Of your hands

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