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Job 21:13-15 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

13 “They spend their days in prosperity,
And [a]suddenly they go down to [b]Sheol.
14 “They say to God, ‘Depart from us!
We do not even desire the knowledge of Your ways.
15 [c]Who is [d]the Almighty, that we should serve Him,
And what would we gain if we entreat Him?’

Footnotes:

  1. Job 21:13 So with most versions; M.T. are shattered by Sheol
  2. Job 21:13 I.e. the nether world
  3. Job 21:15 Lit What
  4. Job 21:15 Heb Shaddai
New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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Job 21:13-15 New International Version (NIV)

13 They spend their years in prosperity
    and go down to the grave in peace.[a]
14 Yet they say to God, ‘Leave us alone!
    We have no desire to know your ways.
15 Who is the Almighty, that we should serve him?
    What would we gain by praying to him?’

Footnotes:

  1. Job 21:13 Or in an instant
New International Version (NIV)

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