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Job 18

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18:1 Then answered Bildad the Shuhite, and said,

18:2 How long will ye hunt for words? Consider, and afterwards we will speak.

18:3 Wherefore are we counted as beasts, `And' are become unclean in your sight?

18:4 Thou that tearest thyself in thine anger, Shall the earth be forsaken for thee? Or shall the rock be removed out of its place?

18:5 Yea, the light of the wicked shall be put out, And the spark of his fire shall not shine.

18:6 The light shall be dark in his tent, And his lamp above him shall be put out.

18:7 The steps of his strength shall be straitened, And his own counsel shall cast him down.

18:8 For he is cast into a net by his own feet, And he walketh upon the toils.

18:9 A gin shall take `him' by the heel, `And' a snare shall lay hold on him.

18:10 A noose is hid for him in the ground, And a trap for him in the way.

18:11 Terrors shall make him afraid on every side, And shall chase him at his heels.

18:12 His strength shall be hunger-bitten, And calamity shall be ready at his side.

18:13 The members of his body shall be devoured, `Yea', the first-born of death shall devour his members.

18:14 He shall be rooted out of his tent where he trusteth; And he shall be brought to the king of terrors.

18:15 There shall dwell in his tent that which is none of his: Brimstone shall be scattered upon his habitation.

18:16 His roots shall be dried up beneath, And above shall his branch be cut off.

18:17 His remembrance shall perish from the earth, And he shall have no name in the street.

18:18 He shall be driven from light into darkness, And chased out of the world.

18:19 He shall have neither son nor son's son among his people, Nor any remaining where he sojourned.

18:20 They that come after shall be astonished at his day, As they that went before were affrighted.

18:21 Surely such are the dwellings of the unrighteous, And this is the place of him that knoweth not God.