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Job 15:11-32

New American Standard Bible

Chapter 15

11 Are the consolations of God too little for you, Or the word spoken gently to you? 12 Why does your heart take you away? And why do your eyes wink, 13 That you can turn your spirit against God And produce such words from your mouth? 14 What is man, that he would be pure, Or he who is born of a woman, that he would be righteous? 15 Behold, He has no trust in His holy ones, And the heavens are not pure in His sight; 16 How much less one who is detestable and corrupt: A person who drinks malice like water! 17 'I will tell you, listen to me; And what I have seen I will also declare; 18 What wise people have told, And have not concealed from their fathers, 19 To whom alone the land was given, And no stranger passed among them. 20 The wicked person writhes in pain all his days, And the years reserved for the ruthless are numbered. 21 Sounds of terror are in his ears; While he is at peace the destroyer comes upon him. 22 He does not believe that he will return from darkness, And he is destined for the sword. 23 He wanders about for food, saying, ‘Where is it?’ He knows that a day of darkness is at hand. 24 Distress and anguish terrify him, They overpower him like a king ready for the attack, 25 Because he has reached out with his hand against God, And is arrogant toward the Almighty. 26 He rushes headlong at Him With his massive shield. 27 For he has covered his face with his fat, And put fat on his waist. 28 He has lived in desolate cities, In houses no one would inhabit, Which are destined to become ruins. 29 He will not become rich, nor will his wealth endure; And his property will not stretch out on the earth. 30 He will not escape from darkness; The flame will dry up his shoot, And he will go away by the breath of His mouth. 31 Let him not trust in emptiness, deceiving himself; For his reward will be emptiness. 32 It will be accomplished before his time, And his palm branch will not be green.
King James Version

Chapter 15

11 Are the consolations of God small with thee? is there any secret thing with thee? 12 Why doth thine heart carry thee away? and what do thy eyes wink at, 13 That thou turnest thy spirit against God, and lettest such words go out of thy mouth? 14 What is man, that he should be clean? and he which is born of a woman, that he should be righteous? 15 Behold, he putteth no trust in his saints; yea, the heavens are not clean in his sight. 16 How much more abominable and filthy is man, which drinketh iniquity like water?
17 I will shew thee, hear me; and that which I have seen I will declare; 18 Which wise men have told from their fathers, and have not hid it: 19 Unto whom alone the earth was given, and no stranger passed among them. 20 The wicked man travaileth with pain all his days, and the number of years is hidden to the oppressor. 21 A dreadful sound is in his ears: in prosperity the destroyer shall come upon him. 22 He believeth not that he shall return out of darkness, and he is waited for of the sword. 23 He wandereth abroad for bread, saying, Where is it? he knoweth that the day of darkness is ready at his hand. 24 Trouble and anguish shall make him afraid; they shall prevail against him, as a king ready to the battle. 25 For he stretcheth out his hand against God, and strengtheneth himself against the Almighty. 26 He runneth upon him, even on his neck, upon the thick bosses of his bucklers: 27 Because he covereth his face with his fatness, and maketh collops of fat on his flanks. 28 And he dwelleth in desolate cities, and in houses which no man inhabiteth, which are ready to become heaps. 29 He shall not be rich, neither shall his substance continue, neither shall he prolong the perfection thereof upon the earth. 30 He shall not depart out of darkness; the flame shall dry up his branches, and by the breath of his mouth shall he go away. 31 Let not him that is deceived trust in vanity: for vanity shall be his recompence. 32 It shall be accomplished before his time, and his branch shall not be green.
Christian Standard Bible

Chapter 15

11 Are God's consolations not enough for you, even the words that deal gently with you? 12 Why has your heart misled you, and why do your eyes flash
13 as you turn your anger against God and allow such words to leave your mouth? 14 What is a mere human, that he should be pure, or one born of a woman, that he should be righteous? 15 If God puts no trust in his holy ones and the heavens are not pure in his sight,
16 how much less one who is revolting and corrupt, who drinks injustice like water? 17 Listen to me and I will inform you. I will describe what I have seen, 18 what the wise have declared and not concealed, that came from their ancestors, 19 to whom alone the land was given when no foreigner passed among them. 20 A wicked person writhes in pain all his days, throughout the number of years reserved for the ruthless. 21 Dreadful sounds fill his ears; when he is at peace, a robber attacks him. 22 He doesn't believe he will return from darkness; he is destined for the sword. 23 He wanders about for food, asking, "Where is it? " He knows the day of darkness is at hand. 24 Trouble and distress terrify him, overwhelming him like a king prepared for battle. 25 For he has stretched out his hand against God and has arrogantly opposed the Almighty. 26 He rushes headlong at him with his thick, studded shields. 27 Though his face is covered with fat and his waistline bulges with it, 28 he will dwell in ruined cities, in abandoned houses destined to become piles of rubble. 29 He will no longer be rich; his wealth will not endure. His possessions will not increase in the land. 30 He will not escape from the darkness; flames will wither his shoots, and by the breath of God's mouth, he will depart. 31 Let him not put trust in worthless things, being led astray, for what he gets in exchange will prove worthless. 32 It will be accomplished before his time, and his branch will not flourish.
New Living Translation

Chapter 15

11 'Is God's comfort too little for you? Is his gentle word not enough? 12 What has taken away your reason? What has weakened your vision, 13 that you turn against God and say all these evil things? 14 Can any mortal be pure? Can anyone born of a woman be just? 15 Look, God does not even trust the angels. Even the heavens are not absolutely pure in his sight. 16 How much less pure is a corrupt and sinful person with a thirst for wickedness!
17 'If you will listen, I will show you. I will answer you from my own experience. 18 And it is confirmed by the reports of wise men who have heard the same thing from their fathers-- 19 from those to whom the land was given long before any foreigners arrived.
20 'The wicked writhe in pain throughout their lives. Years of trouble are stored up for the ruthless. 21 The sound of terror rings in their ears, and even on good days they fear the attack of the destroyer. 22 They dare not go out into the darkness for fear they will be murdered. 23 They wander around, saying, 'Where can I find bread?' They know their day of destruction is near. 24 That dark day terrifies them. They live in distress and anguish, like a king preparing for battle. 25 For they shake their fists at God, defying the Almighty. 26 Holding their strong shields, they defiantly charge against him.
27 'These wicked people are heavy and prosperous; their waists bulge with fat. 28 But their cities will be ruined. They will live in abandoned houses that are ready to tumble down. 29 Their riches will not last, and their wealth will not endure. Their possessions will no longer spread across the horizon.
30 'They will not escape the darkness. The burning sun will wither their shoots, and the breath of God will destroy them. 31 Let them no longer fool themselves by trusting in empty riches, for emptiness will be their only reward. 32 Like trees, they will be cut down in the prime of life; their branches will never again be green.
English Standard Version

Chapter 15

11 Are the comforts of God too small for you, or the word that deals gently with you? 12 Why does your heart carry you away, and why do your eyes flash, 13 that you turn your spirit against God and bring such words out of your mouth? 14 What is man, that he can be pure? Or he who is born of a woman, that he can be righteous? 15 Behold, God puts no trust in his holy ones, and the heavens are not pure in his sight; 16 how much less one who is abominable and corrupt, a man who drinks injustice like water! 17 “I will show you; hear me, and what I have seen I will declare 18 (what wise men have told, without hiding it from their fathers, 19 to whom alone the land was given, and no stranger passed among them). 20 The wicked man writhes in pain all his days, through all the years that are laid up for the ruthless. 21 Dreadful sounds are in his ears; in prosperity the destroyer will come upon him. 22 He does not believe that he will return out of darkness, and he is marked for the sword. 23 He wanders abroad for bread, saying, ‘Where is it?’ He knows that a day of darkness is ready at his hand; 24 distress and anguish terrify him; they prevail against him, like a king ready for battle. 25 Because he has stretched out his hand against God and defies the Almighty, 26 running stubbornly against him with a thickly bossed shield; 27 because he has covered his face with his fat and gathered fat upon his waist 28 and has lived in desolate cities, in houses that none should inhabit, which were ready to become heaps of ruins; 29 he will not be rich, and his wealth will not endure, nor will his possessions spread over the earth; 30 he will not depart from darkness; the flame will dry up his shoots, and by the breath of his mouth he will depart. 31 Let him not trust in emptiness, deceiving himself, for emptiness will be his payment. 32 It will be paid in full before his time, and his branch will not be green.
New International Version

Chapter 15

11 Are God's consolations not enough for you, words spoken gently to you? 12 Why has your heart carried you away, and why do your eyes flash,
13 so that you vent your rage against God and pour out such words from your mouth? 14 What are mortals, that they could be pure, or those born of woman, that they could be righteous? 15 If God places no trust in his holy ones, if even the heavens are not pure in his eyes,
16 how much less mortals, who are vile and corrupt, who drink up evil like water! 17 Listen to me and I will explain to you; let me tell you what I have seen, 18 what the wise have declared, hiding nothing received from their ancestors 19 (to whom alone the land was given when no foreigners moved among them): 20 All his days the wicked man suffers torment, the ruthless man through all the years stored up for him. 21 Terrifying sounds fill his ears; when all seems well, marauders attack him. 22 He despairs of escaping the realm of darkness; he is marked for the sword. 23 He wanders about for food like a vulture; he knows the day of darkness is at hand. 24 Distress and anguish fill him with terror; troubles overwhelm him, like a king poised to attack, 25 because he shakes his fist at God and vaunts himself against the Almighty,
26 defiantly charging against him with a thick, strong shield. 27 Though his face is covered with fat and his waist bulges with flesh, 28 he will inhabit ruined towns and houses where no one lives, houses crumbling to rubble. 29 He will no longer be rich and his wealth will not endure, nor will his possessions spread over the land. 30 He will not escape the darkness; a flame will wither his shoots, and the breath of God's mouth will carry him away. 31 Let him not deceive himself by trusting what is worthless, for he will get nothing in return. 32 Before his time he will wither, and his branches will not flourish.
La Biblia de las Américas

Chapter 15

11 ¿Te parecen poco los consuelos de Dios, y la palabra hablada a ti con dulzura? 12 ¿Por qué te arrebata el corazón, y por qué centellean tus ojos, 13 para volver tu espíritu contra Dios y dejar salir de tu boca tales palabras? 14 ¿Qué es el hombre para que sea puro, o el nacido de mujer para que sea justo ? 15 He aquí, Dios no confía en sus santos, y ni los cielos son puros ante sus ojos ; 16 ¡cuánto menos el hombre, un ser abominable y corrompido, que bebe como agua la iniquidad !
17 Yo te mostraré, escúchame, y te contaré lo que he visto; 18 lo que los sabios han dado a conocer, sin ocultar nada de sus padres ; 19 a ellos solos se les dio la tierra, y ningún extranjero pasó entre ellos. 20 Todos sus días el impío se retuerce de dolor, y contados están los años reservados para el tirano. 21 Ruidos de espanto hay en sus oídos, mientras está en paz, el destructor viene sobre él. 22 El no cree que volverá de las tinieblas, y que está destinado para la espada. 23 Vaga en busca de pan, diciendo: “¿Dónde está?” Sabe que es inminente el día de las tinieblas. 24 La ansiedad y la angustia lo aterran, lo dominan como rey dispuesto para el ataque; 25 porque él ha extendido su mano contra Dios, y se porta con soberbia contra el Todopoderoso. 26 Corre contra El con cuello erguido, con su escudo macizo ; 27 porque ha cubierto su rostro de grosura, se le han hecho pliegues de grasa sobre sus lomos, 28 y ha vivido en ciudades desoladas, en casas inhabitables, destinadas a convertirse en ruinas. 29 No se enriquecerá, ni sus bienes perdurarán, ni su espiga se inclinará a tierra. 30 No escapará de las tinieblas, secará la llama sus renuevos, y por el soplo de su boca desaparecerá. 31 Que no confíe en la vanidad, engañándose a sí mismo, pues vanidad será su recompensa. 32 Antes de su tiempo se cumplirá, y la hoja de su palmera no reverdecerá.
Nueva Biblia de las Américas

Chapter 15

11 ¿Te parecen poco los consuelos de Dios, Y la palabra hablada a ti con dulzura? 12 ¿Por qué te arrebata el corazón, Y por qué centellean tus ojos, 13 Para volver tu espíritu contra Dios Y dejar salir de tu boca tales palabras? 14 ¿Qué es el hombre para que sea puro, O el nacido de mujer para que sea justo? 15 Si Dios no confía en Sus santos, Y ni los cielos son puros ante Sus ojos; 16 ¡cuánto menos el hombre, un ser abominable y corrompido, Que bebe la iniquidad como agua!
17 Yo te mostraré, escúchame, Y te contaré lo que he visto; 18 Lo que los sabios han dado a conocer, Sin ocultar nada de sus padres; 19 A ellos solos se les dio la tierra, Y ningún extranjero pasó entre ellos. 20 Todos sus días el impío se retuerce de dolor, Y contados están los años reservados para el tirano. 21 Ruidos de espanto hay en sus oídos, Mientras está en paz, el destructor viene sobre él. 22 El no cree que volverá de las tinieblas, Y que está destinado para la espada. 23 Vaga en busca de pan, diciendo: ‘¿Dónde está?’ Sabe que es inminente el día de las tinieblas. 24 La ansiedad y la angustia lo aterran, Lo dominan como rey dispuesto para el ataque; 25 Porque él ha extendido su mano contra Dios, Y se porta con soberbia contra el Todopoderoso (Shaddai). 26 Corre contra El con cuello erguido, Con su escudo macizo; 27 Porque ha cubierto su rostro con su gordura, Se le han hecho pliegues de grasa sobre la cintura, 28 Y ha vivido en ciudades desoladas, En casas inhabitables, Destinadas a convertirse en ruinas. 29 No se enriquecerá, ni sus bienes perdurarán, Ni su espiga se inclinará a tierra. 30 No escapará de las tinieblas, Secará la llama sus renuevos, Y por el soplo de Su boca desaparecerá. 31 Que no confíe en la vanidad, engañándose a sí mismo, Pues vanidad será su recompensa. 32 Antes de su tiempo se cumplirá, Y la hoja de su palmera no reverdecerá.
Nueva Versión Internacional

Chapter 15

11 ¿No te basta que Dios mismo te consuele y que se te hable con cariño? 12 ¿Por qué te dejas llevar por el enojo? ¿Por qué te relampaguean los ojos? 13 ¿Por qué desatas tu enojo contra Dios y das rienda suelta a tu lengua?
14 »¿Qué es el hombre para creerse puro, y el nacido de mujer para alegar inocencia? 15 Si Dios no confía ni en sus santos siervos, y ni siquiera considera puros a los cielos, 16 ¡cuánto menos confiará en el hombre, que es vil y corrupto y tiene sed del mal!
17 »Escúchame, y te lo explicaré; déjame decirte lo que he visto. 18 Es lo que han declarado los sabios, sin ocultar nada de lo aprendido de sus padres. 19 Solo a ellos se les dio la tierra, y ningún extraño pasó entre ellos. 20 El impío se ve atormentado toda la vida, el desalmado tiene sus años contados. 21 Sus oídos perciben sonidos espantosos; cuando está en paz, los salteadores lo atacan. 22 No espera escapar de las tinieblas; condenado está a morir a filo de espada. 23 Vaga sin rumbo; es comida de los buitres; sabe que el día de las tinieblas le ha llegado. 24 La desgracia y la angustia lo llenan de terror; lo abruman como si un rey fuera a atacarlo, 25 y todo por levantar el puño contra Dios y atreverse a desafiar al Todopoderoso. 26 Contra Dios se lanzó desafiante, blandiendo grueso y resistente escudo.
27 »Aunque su rostro esté hinchado de grasa, y le sobre carne en la cintura, 28 habitará en lugares desolados, en casas deshabitadas, en casas a punto de derrumbarse. 29 Dejará de ser rico; no durarán sus riquezas ni se extenderán sus posesiones en la tierra. 30 No podrá escapar de las tinieblas; una llama de fuego marchitará sus renuevos, y el aliento de Dios lo arrebatará. 31 Que no se engañe ni confíe en cosas vanas, porque nada obtendrá a cambio de ellas. 32 Antes de su término recibirá su merecido, y sus ramas no reverdecerán.
Reina-Valera 1960

Chapter 15

11 ¿En tan poco tienes las consolaciones de Dios, Y las palabras que con dulzura se te dicen? 12 ¿Por qué tu corazón te aleja, Y por qué guiñan tus ojos, 13 Para que contra Dios vuelvas tu espíritu, Y saques tales palabras de tu boca? 14 ¿Qué cosa es el hombre para que sea limpio, Y para que se justifique el nacido de mujer? 15 He aquí, en sus santos no confía, Y ni aun los cielos son limpios delante de sus ojos; 16 ¿Cuánto menos el hombre abominable y vil, Que bebe la iniquidad como agua?
17 Escúchame; yo te mostraré, Y te contaré lo que he visto; 18 Lo que los sabios nos contaron De sus padres, y no lo encubrieron; 19 A quienes únicamente fue dada la tierra, Y no pasó extraño por en medio de ellos. 20 Todos sus días, el impío es atormentado de dolor, Y el número de sus años está escondido para el violento. 21 Estruendos espantosos hay en sus oídos; En la prosperidad el asolador vendrá sobre él. 22 Él no cree que volverá de las tinieblas, Y descubierto está para la espada. 23 Vaga alrededor tras el pan, diciendo: ¿En dónde está? Sabe que le está preparado día de tinieblas. 24 Tribulación y angustia le turbarán, Y se esforzarán contra él como un rey dispuesto para la batalla, 25 Por cuanto él extendió su mano contra Dios, Y se portó con soberbia contra el Todopoderoso. 26 Corrió contra él con cuello erguido, Con la espesa barrera de sus escudos. 27 Porque la gordura cubrió su rostro, E hizo pliegues sobre sus ijares; 28 Y habitó las ciudades asoladas, Las casas inhabitadas, Que estaban en ruinas. 29 No prosperará, ni durarán sus riquezas, Ni extenderá por la tierra su hermosura. 30 No escapará de las tinieblas; La llama secará sus ramas, Y con el aliento de su boca perecerá. 31 No confíe el iluso en la vanidad, Porque ella será su recompensa. 32 Él será cortado antes de su tiempo, Y sus renuevos no reverdecerán.
Biblia del Jubileo

Chapter 15

11 ¿En tan poco tienes las consolaciones de Dios? ¿Tienes acaso alguna cosa oculta cerca de ti? 12 ¿Por qué te enajena tu corazón, y por qué guiñan tus ojos, 13 que respondas a Dios con tu espíritu, y sacas tales palabras de tu boca? 14 ¿Qué cosa es el hombre para que sea limpio, y que se justifique el nacido de mujer? 15 He aquí que en sus santos no confía, y ni los cielos son limpios delante de sus ojos, 16 ¿cuánto menos el hombre abominable y vil, que bebe la iniquidad como agua? 17 Escúchame; yo te mostraré, y te contaré lo que he visto; 18 lo que los sabios nos contaron de sus padres, y no lo encubrieron; 19 a los cuales fue dada la tierra a ellos sólos, y no pasó extraño por medio de ellos. 20 Todos los días del impío, él es atormentado de dolor, y el número de años es escondido al violento. 21 Estruendos espantosos hay en sus oídos; en la paz le vendrá quién lo asuele. 22 El no creerá que ha de volver de las tinieblas, y siempre está mirando al cuchillo. 23 Desasosegado viene a comer siempre, porque sabe que le está aparejado día de tinieblas. 24 Tribulación y angustia le asombrarán, y se esforzarán contra él como un rey apercibido para la batalla. 25 Por cuanto él extendió su mano contra Dios, y se esforzó contra el Todopoderoso, 26 él le acometerá en la cerviz, en lo grueso de las hombreras de sus escudos; 27 porque cubrió su rostro con su gordura, e hizo pliegues sobre los ijares; 28 y habitó las ciudades asoladas, las casas inhabitadas, que estaban puestas en montones. 29 No enriquecerá, ni será firme su potencia, ni extenderá por la tierra su hermosura. 30 No se escapará de las tinieblas; la llama secará sus ramas, y con el aliento de su boca perecerá. 31 No será afirmado; en vanidad yerra; por lo cual en vanidad será trocado. 32 El será cortado antes de su tiempo, y sus renuevos no reverdecerán.