Holy Bible – JOB 15 : 1 – 35

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Job:15:1: Then answered Eliphaz the Temanite, and said,

Job:15:2: Should a wise man utter vain knowledge, and fill his belly with the east wind?

Job:15:3: Should he reason with unprofitable talk? or with speeches wherewith he can do no good?

Job:15:4: Yea, thou castest off fear, and restrainest prayer before God.

Job:15:5: For thy mouth uttereth thine iniquity, and thou choosest the tongue of the crafty.

Job:15:6: Thine own mouth condemneth thee, and not I: yea, thine own lips testify against thee.

Job:15:7: Art thou the first man that was born? or wast thou made before the hills?

Job:15:8: Hast thou heard the secret of God? and dost thou restrain wisdom to thyself?

Job:15:9: What knowest thou, that we know not? what understandest thou, which is not in us?

Job:15:10: With us are both the grayheaded and very aged men, much elder than thy father.

Job:15:11: Are the consolations of God small with thee? is there any secret thing with thee?

Job:15:12: Why doth thine heart carry thee away? and what do thy eyes wink at,

Job:15:13: That thou turnest thy spirit against God, and lettest such words go out of thy mouth?

Job:15:14: What is man, that he should be clean? and he which is born of a woman, that he should be righteous?

Job:15:15: Behold, he putteth no trust in his saints; yea, the heavens are not clean in his sight.

Job:15:16: How much more abominable and filthy is man, which drinketh iniquity like water?

Job:15:17: I will shew thee, hear me; and that which I have seen I will declare;

Job:15:18: Which wise men have told from their fathers, and have not hid it:

Job:15:19: Unto whom alone the earth was given, and no stranger passed among them.

Job:15:20: The wicked man travaileth with pain all his days, and the number of years is hidden to the oppressor.

Job:15:21: A dreadful sound is in his ears: in prosperity the destroyer shall come upon him.

Job:15:22: He believeth not that he shall return out of darkness, and he is waited for of the sword.

Job:15:23: He wandereth abroad for bread, saying, Where is it? he knoweth that the day of darkness is ready at his hand.

Job:15:24: Trouble and anguish shall make him afraid; they shall prevail against him, as a king ready to the battle.

Job:15:25: For he stretcheth out his hand against God, and strengtheneth himself against the Almighty.

Job:15:26: He runneth upon him, even on his neck, upon the thick bosses of his bucklers:

Job:15:27: Because he covereth his face with his fatness, and maketh collops of fat on his flanks.

Job:15:28: And he dwelleth in desolate cities, and in houses which no man inhabiteth, which are ready to become heaps.

Job:15:29: He shall not be rich, neither shall his substance continue, neither shall he prolong the perfection thereof upon the earth.

Job:15:30: He shall not depart out of darkness; the flame shall dry up his branches, and by the breath of his mouth shall he go away.

Job:15:31: Let not him that is deceived trust in vanity: for vanity shall be his recompence.

Job:15:32: It shall be accomplished before his time, and his branch shall not be green.

Job:15:33: He shall shake off his unripe grape as the vine, and shall cast off his flower as the olive.

Job:15:34: For the congregation of hypocrites shall be desolate, and fire shall consume the tabernacles of bribery.

Job:15:35: They conceive mischief, and bring forth vanity, and their belly prepareth deceit.

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