27:1 Moreover, Job continued his parable, and said,
27:1 Moreover Job continued his parable, and said,

27:2 {As} God liveth, {who} hath taken away my judgment; and the Almighty {who} hath afflicted my soul;
27:2 {As} God liveth, {who} hath taken away my judgment; and the Almighty, {who} hath afflicted my soul;

27:3 All the while my breath {is} in me, and the spirit of God {is} in my nostrils;
27:3 All the while my breath {is} in me, and the spirit of God {is} in my nostrils;

27:4 My lips shall not speak wickedness, nor my tongue utter deceit.
27:4 My lips shall not speak wickedness, nor my tongue utter deceit.

27:5 Far be it from me that I should justify you: till I die I will not remove my integrity from me.
27:5 Far be it from me that I should justify you: till I die I will not remove my integrity from me.

27:6 My righteousness I hold fast, and will not let it go: my heart shall not reproach {me} so long as I live.
27:6 My righteousness I hold fast, and will not let it go: my heart shall not reproach {me} so long as I live.

27:7 Let my enemy be as the wicked, and he that riseth up against me as the unrighteous.
27:7 Let my enemy be as the wicked, and he that riseth up against me as the unrighteous.

27:8 For what {is} the hope of the hypocrite, though he hath gained, when God taketh away his soul?
27:8 For what {is} the hope of the hypocrite, though he hath gained, when God taketh away his soul?

27:9 Will God hear his cry when trouble cometh upon him?
27:9 Will God hear his cry when trouble cometh upon him?

27:10 Will he delight himself in the Almighty? will he always call upon God?
27:10 Will he delight himself in the Almighty? will he always call upon God?

27:11 I will teach you by the hand of God: {that} which {is} with the Almighty will I not conceal.
27:11 I will teach you by the hand of God: {that} which {is} with the Almighty will I not conceal.

27:12 Behold, all ye yourselves have seen {it}; why then are ye thus altogether vain?
27:12 Behold, all ye yourselves have seen {it}; why then are ye thus altogether vain?

27:13 This {is} the portion of a wicked man with God, and the heritage of oppressors, {which} they shall receive of the Almighty.
27:13 This {is} the portion of a wicked man with God, and the heritage of oppressors, {which} they shall receive of the Almighty.

27:14 If his children are multiplied, {it is} for the sword: and his offspring shall not be satisfied with bread.
27:14 If his children are multiplied, {it is} for the sword: and his offspring shall not be satisfied with bread.

27:15 Those that remain of him shall be buried in death: and his widows shall not weep.
27:15 Those that remain of him shall be buried in death: and his widows shall not weep.

27:16 Though he should heap up silver as the dust, and prepare raiment as the clay?
27:16 Though he should heap up silver as the dust, and prepare raiment as the clay;

27:17 He may prepare {it}, but the just shall put {it} on, and the innocent shall divide the silver.
27:17 He may prepare {it}, but the just shall put {it} on, and the innocent shall divide the silver.

27:18 He buildeth his house as a moth, and as a booth {that} the keeper maketh.
27:18 He buildeth his house as a moth, and as a booth {that} the keeper maketh.

27:19 The rich man shall lie down, but he shall not be gathered: he openeth his eyes, and he {is} not.
27:19 The rich man shall lie down, but he shall not be gathered: he openeth his eyes, and he {is} not.

27:20 Terrors take hold on him as waters, a tempest stealeth him away in the night.
27:20 Terrors take hold on him as waters, a tempest stealeth him away in the night.

27:21 The east wind carrieth him away, and he departeth: and as a storm hurleth him out of his place.
27:21 The east wind carrieth him away, and he departeth: and as a storm hurleth him out of his place.

27:22 For {God} shall cast upon him, and not spare: he would fain flee out of his hand.
27:22 For {God} shall cast upon him, and not spare: he would long to flee out of his hand.

27:23 {Men} shall clap their hands at him, and shall hiss him out of his place.
27:23 {Men} shall clap their hands at him, and shall hiss him out of his place.