Job 18:1 ←
Then Bildad the Shuhite answered,
Job 18:2 ←
“How long will you hunt for words? Consider, and afterwards we will speak.
Job 18:3 ←
Why are we counted as animals, which have become unclean in your sight?
Job 18:4 ←
You who tear yourself in your anger, will the earth be forsaken for you? Or will the rock be removed out of its place?
Job 18:5 ←
“Yes, the light of the wicked will be put out. The spark of his fire won’t shine.
Job 18:6 ←
The light will be dark in his tent. His lamp above him will be put out.
Job 18:7 ←
The steps of his strength will be shortened. His own counsel will cast him down.
Job 18:8 ←
For he is cast into a net by his own feet, and he wanders into its mesh.
Job 18:9 ←
A snare will take him by the heel. A trap will catch him.
Job 18:10 ←
A noose is hidden for him in the ground, a trap for him on the path.
Job 18:11 ←
Terrors will make him afraid on every side, and will chase him at his heels.
Job 18:12 ←
His strength will be famished. Calamity will be ready at his side.
Job 18:13 ←
The members of his body will be devoured. The firstborn of death will devour his members.
Job 18:14 ←
He will be rooted out of the security of his tent. He will be brought to the king of terrors.
Job 18:15 ←
There will dwell in his tent that which is none of his. Sulfur will be scattered on his habitation.
Job 18:16 ←
His roots will be dried up beneath. His branch will be cut off above.
Job 18:17 ←
His memory will perish from the earth. He will have no name in the street.
Job 18:18 ←
He will be driven from light into darkness, and chased out of the world.
Job 18:19 ←
He will have neither son nor grandson among his people, nor any remaining where he lived.
Job 18:20 ←
Those who come after will be astonished at his day, as those who went before were frightened.
Job 18:21 ←
Surely such are the dwellings of the unrighteous. This is the place of him who doesn’t know God.”