Job 12:5
Good News Translation
You have no troubles, and yet you make fun of me; you hit someone who is about to fall.

Contemporary English Version
It's easy to condemn those who are suffering, when you have no troubles.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The lamp despised in the thoughts of the rich, is ready for the time appointed.

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The lamp despised in the thoughts of the rich, is ready for the time appointed.

ready

Deuteronomy 32:35 Revenge is mine, and I will repay them in due time, that their foot may slide: the day of destruction is at hand, and the time makes haste to come.

Psalm 17:5 Perfect thou my goings in thy paths: that my footsteps be not moved.

Psalm 94:18 If I said: My foot is moved: thy mercy, O Lord, assisted me.

Jeremiah 13:16 Give ye glory to the Lord your God, before it be dark, and before your feet stumble upon the dark mountains: you shall look for light, and he will turn it into the shadow of death, and into darkness.

a lamp

Job 18:5 Shall not the light of the wicked be extinguished, and the flame of his fire not shine?

Proverbs 13:9 The light of the just giveth joy: but the lamp of the wicked shall be put out.

Proverbs 20:20 He that curseth his father, and mother, his lamp shall be put out in the midst of darkness.

Matthew 25:8 And the foolish said to the wise: Give us of your oil, for our lamps are gone out.

of him

Job 6:5 Will the wild ass bray when he hath grass? or will the ox low when he standeth before a full manger?

Job 16:4 I also could speak like you: and would God your soul were for my soul.

Psalm 123:3,4 Have mercy on us, O Lord, have mercy on us: for we are greatly filled with contempt. . . .

Amos 6:1-6 Woe to you that are wealthy in Sion, and to you that have confidence in the mountain of Samaria: ye great men, heads of the people, that go in with state into the house of Israel. . . .

Luke 12:19 And I will say to my soul: Soul, thou hast much goods laid up for many years. Take thy rest: eat, drink, make good cheer.

Luke 16:19,20 There was a certain rich man who was clothed in purple and fine linen and feasted sumptuously every day. . . .

Context
Job Responds to Zophar
4He that is mocked by his friends as I, shall call upon God and he will hear him: for the simplicity of the just man is laughed to scorn. 5The lamp despised in the thoughts of the rich, is ready for the time appointed.6The tabernacles of robbers abound, and they provoke God boldly; whereas it is he that hath given all into their hands:…
Cross References
Job 12:4
He that is mocked by his friends as I, shall call upon God and he will hear him: for the simplicity of the just man is laughed to scorn.

Job 12:6
The tabernacles of robbers abound, and they provoke God boldly; whereas it is he that hath given all into their hands:

Psalm 123:4
For our soul is greatly filled: we are a reproach to the rich, and contempt to the proud.

Additional Translations
The one at ease despises misfortune as the fate of those whose feet are slipping.He that is ready to slip with his feet is as a lamp despised in the thought of him that is at ease.

In the thought of him that is at ease there is contempt for misfortune; It is ready for them whose foot slippeth.

For it had been ordained that he should fall under others at the appointed time, and that his houses should be spoiled by transgressors: let not however any one trust that, being evil, he shall be held guiltless,

He that is ready to stumble with the foot is a lamp despised in the thought of him that is at ease.

In the thought of him that is at ease there is contempt for misfortune; it is ready for them whose foot slippeth.

He that is ready to slip with his feet is as a lamp despised in the thought of him that is at ease.

In the thought of him who is at ease there is contempt for misfortune. It is ready for them whose foot slips.

A torch -- despised in the thoughts of the secure Is prepared for those sliding with the feet.
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