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Job 18

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

Job 18:2  
How long will it be ere ye make an end of words? mark, and afterwards we will speak.

Job 18:3
Wherefore are we counted as beasts, and reputed vile in your sight?

Job 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?

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

Job 18:6  
The light shall be dark in his tabernacle, and his candle shall be put out with him.

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

Job 18:8  
For he is cast into a net by his own feet, and he walketh upon a snare.

Job 18:9  
The gin shall take him by the heel, and the robber shall prevail against him.

Job 18:10  
The snare is laid for him in the ground, and a trap for him in the way.

Job 18:11  
Terrors shall make him afraid on every side, and shall drive him to his feet.

Job 18:12  
His strength shall be hungerbitten, and destruction shall be ready at his side.

Job 18:13  
It shall devour the strength of his skin: even the firstborn of death shall devour his strength.

Job 18:14  
His confidence shall be rooted out of his tabernacle, and it shall bring him to the king of terrors.

Job 18:15  
It shall dwell in his tabernacle, because it is none of his: brimstone shall be scattered upon his habitation.

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

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

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

Job 18:19  
He shall neither have son nor nephew among his people, nor any remaining in his dwellings.

Job 18:20  
They that come after him shall be astonied at his day, as they that went before were affrighted.

Job 18:21  
Surely such are the dwellings of the wicked, and this is the place of him that knoweth not God.


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