15 But those who suffer(A) he delivers in their suffering;(B)
    he speaks(C) to them in their affliction.(D)

16 “He is wooing(E) you from the jaws of distress
    to a spacious place(F) free from restriction,(G)
    to the comfort of your table(H) laden with choice food.(I)
17 But now you are laden with the judgment due the wicked;(J)
    judgment and justice have taken hold of you.(K)
18 Be careful that no one entices you by riches;
    do not let a large bribe(L) turn you aside.(M)
19 Would your wealth(N) or even all your mighty efforts
    sustain you so you would not be in distress?
20 Do not long for the night,(O)
    to drag people away from their homes.[a]
21 Beware of turning to evil,(P)
    which you seem to prefer to affliction.(Q)

22 “God is exalted in his power.(R)
    Who is a teacher like him?(S)
23 Who has prescribed his ways(T) for him,(U)
    or said to him, ‘You have done wrong’?(V)

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  1. Job 36:20 The meaning of the Hebrew for verses 18-20 is uncertain.

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