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And life unto the bitter in soul;
upon me, And that which I was afraid of is come unto me. I was not in safety, neither had I rest, neither
was I quiet; Yet trouble came.
Then Eliphaz the Temanite answered and said,
And the uprightness of thy ways?
the same. By the blast of God they perish, And by the breath of his nostrils are they consumed. The roaring of the lion, and the voice of the fierce
lion, And the teeth of the young lions, are broken. The old lion perisheth for lack of prey, And the stout lion's whelps are scattered abroad. Now a thing was secretly brought to me, And mine ear received a little thereof. In thoughts from the visions of the night, When deep sleep falleth on men, Fear came upon me, and trembling, Which made all
bones to shake. Then a spirit passed before my face; The hair of
flesh stood up: It stood still, but I could not discern the form there
Shall a man be more pure than his maker?
away? They die, even without wisdom. Call now, if there be any that will answer thee; And to which of the saints wilt thou turn? For wrath killeth the foolish man, And envy slayeth the silly one. I have seen the foolish taking root: But suddenly I cursed his habitation. His children are far from safety, And they are crushed in the gate, Neither is there any to deliver them. Whose harvest the hungry eateth up, And taketh it even out of the thorns, And the robber swalloweth up their substance. Although affliction cometh not forth of the dust, Neither doth trouble spring out of the ground; Yet man is born unto trouble,
As the sparks fly upward.
and bindeth up:
And in war from the power of the sword.
it cometh. At destruction and famine thou shalt laugh: Neither shalt thou be afraid of the beasts of the
earth. For thou shalt be in league with the stones of the
field: And the beasts of the field shall be at peace with
thee. And thou shalt know that thy tabernacle shall be
And thou shalt visit thy habitation, and shalt not
sin. Thou shalt know also that thy seed shall be great, And thine offspring as the grass of the earth. Thou shalt come to thy grave in a full age, Like as a shock of corn cometh in in his season. Lo this, we have searched it, so it is;
Hear it, and know thou it for thy good. But Job answered and said, Oh that my grief were throughly weighed, And my calamity laid in the balances together! For now it would be heavier than the sand of the
Therefore my words are swallowed up.