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Job 36:14-16 American Standard Version (ASV)

14 [a]They die in youth,
And their life perisheth [b]among the [c]unclean.
15 He delivereth the afflicted [d]by their affliction,
And openeth their ear [e]in oppression.
16 Yea, he would have allured thee [f]out of distress
Into a broad place, where there is no straitness;
And that which is set on thy table would be full of fatness.


  1. Job 36:14 Hebrew Their soul dieth.
  2. Job 36:14 Or, like
  3. Job 36:14 Or, sodomites. See Dt. 23:17.
  4. Job 36:15 Or, in
  5. Job 36:15 Or, by adversity
  6. Job 36:16 Hebrew out of the mouth of.

Job 36:14-16 New International Version (NIV)

14 They die in their youth,
    among male prostitutes of the shrines.
15 But those who suffer he delivers in their suffering;
    he speaks to them in their affliction.

16 “He is wooing you from the jaws of distress
    to a spacious place free from restriction,
    to the comfort of your table laden with choice food.

New International Version (NIV)

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