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14 (A)They[a] die in youth,
And their life ends among the [b]perverted persons.
15 He delivers the poor in their affliction,
And opens their ears in oppression.

16 “Indeed He would have brought you out of dire distress,
(B)Into a broad place where there is no restraint;
And (C)what is set on your table would be full of (D)richness.

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  1. Job 36:14 Lit. Their soul dies
  2. Job 36:14 Heb. qedeshim, those practicing sodomy or prostitution in religious rituals

14 They die in their youth,(A)
    among male prostitutes of the shrines.(B)
15 But those who suffer(C) he delivers in their suffering;(D)
    he speaks(E) to them in their affliction.(F)

16 “He is wooing(G) you from the jaws of distress
    to a spacious place(H) free from restriction,(I)
    to the comfort of your table(J) laden with choice food.(K)

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