38 If my land cries out against me
and its furrows join in weeping,
39 if I have consumed its produce without payment
or shown contempt for its tenants,[a]
40 then let thorns(A) grow instead of wheat
and stinkweed(B) instead of barley.

The words of Job are concluded.

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Footnotes

  1. Job 31:39 Lit or caused the breath of its tenants to breathe out