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They claim they succeed by their own strength, but their way of thinking I can't accept.
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Yet because their good things are not in their hand, may the counsel of the wicked be far from me.
Job 1:21 And said: Naked came I out of my mother's womb, and naked shall I return thither: the Lord gave, and the Lord hath taken away: as it hath pleased the Lord, so is it done: blessed be the name of the Lord.
Job 12:9,10 Who is ignorant that the hand of the Lord hath made all these things? . . .
Psalm 49:6,7 They that trust in their own strength, and glory in the multitude of their riches, . . .
Psalm 52:5-7 Therefore will God destroy thee for ever: he will pluck thee out, and remove thee from thy dwelling place: and thy root out of the land of the living. . . .
Ecclesiastes 8:8 It is not in man's power to stop the spirit, neither hath he power in the day of death, neither is he suffered to rest when war is at hand, neither shall wickedness save the wicked.
Luke 16:2,25 And he called him and said to him: How is it that I hear this of thee? Give an account of thy stewardship: for now thou canst be steward no longer. . . .
Job 22:18 Whereas he had filled their houses with good things: whose way of thinking be far from me.
Genesis 49:6 Let not my soul go into their counsel, nor my glory be in their assembly: because in their fury they slew a man, and in their self-will they undermined a wall.
Psalm 1:1 Blessed is the man who hath not walked in the counsel of the ungodly, nor stood in the way of sinners, nor sat in the chair of pestilence:
Proverbs 1:10 If they shall say: Come with us, let us lie in wait for blood, let us hide snares for the innocent without cause:
Proverbs 5:8 Give not thy honour to strangers, and thy years to the cruel.
ContextJob: God will Punish the Wicked
…15Who is the Almighty, that we should serve him? and what doth it profit us if we pray to him? 16Yet because their good things are not in their hand, may the counsel of the wicked be far from me.17How often shall the lamp of the wicked be put out, and a deluge come upon them, and he shall distribute the sorrows of his wrath?…
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