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Job 18

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JOB 18:1 And Bildad the Shuhite answereth and saith: --

JOB 18:2 When do ye set an end to words? Consider ye, and afterwards do we speak.

JOB 18:3 Wherefore have we been reckoned as cattle? We have been defiled in your eyes!

JOB 18:4 (He is tearing himself in his anger.) For thy sake is earth forsaken? And removed is a rock from its place?

JOB 18:5 Also, the light of the wicked is extinguished. And there doth not shine a spark of his fire.

JOB 18:6 The light hath been dark in his tent, And his lamp over him is extinguished.

JOB 18:7 Straitened are the steps of his strength, And cast him down doth his own counsel.

JOB 18:8 For he is sent into a net by his own feet, And on a snare he doth walk habitually.

JOB 18:9 Seize on the heel doth a gin, Prevail over him do the designing.

JOB 18:10 Hidden in the earth is his cord, And his trap on the path.

JOB 18:11 Round about terrified him have terrors, And they have scattered him -- at his feet.

JOB 18:12 Hungry is his sorrow, And calamity is ready at his side.

JOB 18:13 It consumeth the parts of his skin, Consume his parts doth death's first-born.

JOB 18:14 Drawn from his tent is his confidence, And it causeth him to step to the king of terrors.

JOB 18:15 It dwelleth in his tent -- out of his provender, Scattered over his habitation is sulphur.

JOB 18:16 From beneath his roots are dried up, And from above cut off is his crop.

JOB 18:17 His memorial hath perished from the land, And he hath no name on the street.

JOB 18:18 They thrust him from light unto darkness, And from the habitable earth cast him out.

JOB 18:19 He hath no continuator, Nor successor among his people, And none is remaining in his dwellings.

JOB 18:20 At this day westerns have been astonished And easterns have taken fright.

JOB 18:21 Only these `are' tabernacles of the perverse, And this the place God hath not known.