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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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Job 36:14-16 King James Version (KJV)

14 They die in youth, and their life is among the unclean.

15 He delivereth the poor in his affliction, and openeth their ears in oppression.

16 Even so would he have removed thee out of the strait into a broad place, where there is no straitness; and that which should be set on thy table should be full of fatness.

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