1902 Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR)
1 The harm of inconsideration. 3 The end of the wicked is misery. 6 God is to be regarded in affliction. 17 The happy end of God's correction.
5:1 ¶ Call, I pray theeis there one to answer thee? Or, to which of the holy ones, wilt thou turn?
5:2 For, to the foolish man, death is caused by vexation, and, the simple one, is slain by jealousy.
5:3 I, have seen the foolish taking root, and then hath his home decayed, in a moment:
5:4 His children are far removed from safety, and they are crushed in the gate, and there is none to deliver:
5:5 Whose harvest, the hungry, eateth up, and, even out of thorn hedges, he taketh it, and the snare gapeth for their substance.
5:6 ¶ For sorrow, cometh not forth out of the dust,nor, out of the ground, sprouteth trouble.
5:7 Though, man, to trouble, were born, as, sparks, on high, do soar,
5:8 Yet indeed, I, would seek unto El, and, unto Elohim, would I set forth any cause:
5:9 Who doeth great things, beyond all search,Wondrous things, till they cannot be recounted;
5:10 Who giveth rain, upon the face of the earth, and sendeth forth waters, over the face of the open fields;
5:11 Setting the lowly on high, and, mourners, are uplifted to safety;
5:12 Who doth frustrate the schemes of the crafty, that their hands cannot achieve abiding success;
5:13 Who captureth the wise in their own craftiness, yea the headlong counsel of the crooked:
5:14 By day, they encounter darkness, and, as though it were night, they grope at high noon.
5:15 But he saveth from the sword, out of their mouth, and, out of the hand of the strong, the needy.
5:16 Thus to the poor hath come hope, and, perversity, hath shut her mouth.
5:17 ¶ Lo! how happy is the man whom God correcteth! Therefore, the chastening of the Almighty, do not thou refuse;
5:18 For, he, woundeth that he may bind up, He smiteth through, that, his own hands, may heal.
5:19 In six troubles, he will rescue thee, and, in seven, there shall smite thee no misfortune:
5:20 In famine, he will ransom thee from death, and in battle from the power of the sword;
5:21 During the scourge of the tongue, shalt thou be hid, neither shalt thou be afraid of destruction when it cometh;
5:22 At destruction and at hunger, shalt thou laugh, and, of the wild beast of the earth, be not thou afraid;
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;
5:24 And thou shalt know that, at peace, is thy tent, and shalt visit thy fold, and miss nothing;
5:25 And thou shalt know, that numerous is thy seed, and, thine offspring, like the young shoots of the field.
5:26 Thou shalt come, yet robust, to the grave, as a stack of sheaves mounteth up in its season.
5:27 Lo! as for this, we have searched it outso, it is, Hear it, and know, thou, for thyself.
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