Job 9:22
New Revised Standard Version
It is all one; therefore I say, he destroys both the blameless and the wicked.

Contemporary English Version
What difference does it make? God destroys the innocent along with the guilty.

New American Bible
It is all one! therefore I say: Both the innocent and the wicked he destroys.

Douay-Rheims Bible
One thing there is that I have spoken, both the innocent and the wicked he consumeth.

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One thing there is that I have spoken, both the innocent and the wicked he consumeth.

He destroyeth

Ecclesiastes 9:1-3 All these things have I considered in my heart, that I might carefully understand them: there are just men and wise men, and their works are in the hand of God: and yet man knoweth not whether he be worthy of love, or hatred: . . .

Ezekiel 21:3,4 And say to the land of Israel, Thus saith the Lord God: Behold I come against thee, and I will draw forth my sword out of its sheath, and will cut off in thee the just, and the wicked. . . .

Luke 13:2-4 And he answering, said to them: Think you that these Galileans were sinners above all the men of Galilee, because they suffered such things? . . .

Job: How Can I Argue with God?
21Although I should be simple, even this my soul shall be ignorant of, and I shall be weary of my life. 22One thing there is that I have spoken, both the innocent and the wicked he consumeth.23If he scourge, let him kill at once, and not laugh at the pains of the innocent.…
Cross References
Job 10:3
Doth it seem good to thee that thou shouldst calumniate me, and oppress me, the work of thy own hands, and help the counsel of the wicked?

Job 10:7
And shouldst know that I have done no wicked thing, whereas there is no man that can deliver out of thy hand?

Job 10:8
Thy hands have made me, and fashioned me wholly round about, and dost thou thus cast me down headlong on a sudden?

Job 30:23
I know that thou wilt deliver me to death, where a house is appointed for every one that liveth.

Job 34:15
All flesh shall perish together, and man shall return into ashes.

Ecclesiastes 9:2
But all things are kept uncertain for the time to come, because all things equally happen to the just and to the wicked, to the good and to the evil, to the clean and to the unclean, to him that offereth victims, and to him that despiseth sacrifices. As the good is, so also is the sinner: as the perjured, so he also that sweareth truth.

Job 9:21
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