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King James Bible

Youngs Literal Translation


18:1 Then answered Bildad the Shuhite, and said, And Bildad the Shuhite answereth and saith: --
18:2 How long will it be ere ye make an end of words? mark, and afterwards we will speak. When do ye set an end to words? Consider ye, and afterwards do we speak.
18:3 Wherefore are we counted as beasts, and reputed vile in your sight? Wherefore have we been reckoned as cattle? We have been defiled in your eyes!
18:4 He teareth himself in his anger: shall the earth be forsaken for thee? and shall the rock be removed out of his place? (He is tearing himself in his anger.) For thy sake is earth forsaken? And removed is a rock from its place?
18:5 Yea, the light of the wicked shall be put out, and the spark of his fire shall not shine. Also, the light of the wicked is extinguished. And there doth not shine a spark of his fire.
18:6 The light shall be dark in his tabernacle, and his candle shall be put out with him. The light hath been dark in his tent, And his lamp over him is extinguished.
18:7 The steps of his strength shall be straitened, and his own counsel shall cast him down. Straitened are the steps of his strength, And cast him down doth his own counsel.
18:8 For he is cast into a net by his own feet, and he walketh upon a snare. For he is sent into a net by his own feet, And on a snare he doth walk habitually.
18:9 The gin shall take him by the heel, and the robber shall prevail against him. Seize on the heel doth a gin, Prevail over him do the designing.
18:10 The snare is laid for him in the ground, and a trap for him in the way. Hidden in the earth is his cord, And his trap on the path.
18:11 Terrors shall make him afraid on every side, and shall drive him to his feet. Round about terrified him have terrors, And they have scattered him -- at his feet.
18:12 His strength shall be hungerbitten, and destruction shall be ready at his side. Hungry is his sorrow, And calamity is ready at his side.
18:13 It shall devour the strength of his skin: even the firstborn of death shall devour his strength. It consumeth the parts of his skin, Consume his parts doth death's first-born.
18:14 His confidence shall be rooted out of his tabernacle, and it shall bring him to the king of terrors. Drawn from his tent is his confidence, And it causeth him to step to the king of terrors.
18:15 It shall dwell in his tabernacle, because it is none of his: brimstone shall be scattered upon his habitation. It dwelleth in his tent -- out of his provender, Scattered over his habitation is sulphur.
18:16 His roots shall be dried up beneath, and above shall his branch be cut off. From beneath his roots are dried up, And from above cut off is his crop.
18:17 His remembrance shall perish from the earth, and he shall have no name in the street. His memorial hath perished from the land, And he hath no name on the street.
18:18 He shall be driven from light into darkness, and chased out of the world. They thrust him from light unto darkness, And from the habitable earth cast him out.
18:19 He shall neither have son nor nephew among his people, nor any remaining in his dwellings. He hath no continuator, Nor successor among his people, And none is remaining in his dwellings.
18:20 They that come after him shall be astonied at his day, as they that went before were affrighted. At this day westerns have been astonished And easterns have taken fright.
18:21 Surely such are the dwellings of the wicked, and this is the place of him that knoweth not God. Only these `are' tabernacles of the perverse, And this the place God hath not known.