The Book of Job
1 – Then Baldad the Suhite answered, and said:
2 – How long will you throw out words? understand first, and so let us speak.
3 – Why are we reputed as beasts, and counted vile before you?
4 – Thou that destroyest thy soul in thy fury, shall the earth be forsaken for thee, and shall rocks be removed out of their place?
5 – Shall not the light of the wicked be extinguished, and the flame of his fire not shine?
6 – The light shall be dark in his tabernacle, and the lamp that is over him, shall be put out.
7 – The step of his strength shall be straitened, and his own counsel shall cast him down headlong.
8 – For he hath thrust his feet into a net, and walketh in its meshes.
9 – The sole of his foot shall be held in a snare, and thirst shall burn against him.
10 – A gin is hidden for him in the earth, and his trap upon the path.
11 – Fears shall terrify him on every side, and shall entangle his feet.
12 – Let his strength be wasted with famine, and let hunger invade his ribs.
13 – Let it devour the beauty of his skin, let the firstborn death consume his arms.
14 – Let his confidence be rooted out of his tabernacle, and let destruction tread upon him like a king.
15 – Let the companions of him that is not, dwell in his tabernacle, let brimstone be sprinkled in his tent.
16 – Let his roots be dried up beneath, and his harvest destroyed above.
17 – Let the memory of him perish from the earth and let not his name be renowned in the streets.
18 – He shall drive him out of light into darkness, and shall remove him out of the world.
19 – His seed shall not subsist, nor his offspring among his people, nor any remnants in his country.
20 – They that come after him shall be astonished at his day, and horror shall fall upon them that went before.
21 – These men are the tabernacles of the wicked, and this the place of him that knoweth not God.
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