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9 Let the stars of its twilight be dark; perfect and an upright man, one that 1520.

let it look for light, but have none; nejfeareth God, and shunneth evil? and still

ther let it see the dawning of the day: he holdeth fast his integrity, although

10 Because it prevented not my birth, thou movedst me against him, i to de

por hid sorrow from my eyes. stroy him without cause.

11 Why died I not from the womb? 4 And Satan answered the LORD, and b c. 1. 1. 8. why did I not expire at the time of my said, Skin for skin, even, all that a man 1 Heb. birth? hath will he give for his life.

to swallow

12 Why did the knees receive me? or him

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why the breasts that I should be pursed 1

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13 For now should I have lain still

3 or, re. curse thee to thy face.


and been quiet, I should have slept: then 6 And the LORD said to Satan, Behold,

had I been at rest,

1 Heb. an. he is in thy hand; 2 but save his life.


14 With kings and counselors of the 7 9 So Satan went forth from the pres- a c. 10. 18.

earth, who built desolate places for them. ence of the LORD, and smote Job with

selves; sore boils from the sole of his foot to his Jer. 20. 14. 15 Or with princes that had gold, who crown.

2 or, chal.

filled their houses with silver: 8 And he took him a potsherd to scrape lenge il. 16 Or as a hidden untimely birth I had himself with it; and he sat down among 3 or, let them not been; as infants which never saw the ashes.

terrify it

light. 9 9 Then said his wife to him, Dost who have

as those

17 There the wicked cease from troubthou still retain thy integrity ? 3 curse a bitter ling; and there the 7 weary are at rest. God, and die.


18 There the prisoners rest together; 10 But he said to her, Thou speakest |4 or, let it they hear not the voice of the oppressor. as one of the foolish women speaketh.

not rejoice 19 The small and great are there; What? shall we receive good at the days.

among the

and the servant is free from his master. hand of God, and shall we not receive

20 Why is light given to him that is

5 or, a le. evil ? In all this did not Job sin with his


in misery, and life to the bitter in soul; lips.

21 Who 8 long for death, but it cometh 11 | Now when Job's three friends

not; and dig for it more than for hid heard of all this evil that had come upon

treasures; him, they came every one from his own

22 Who rejoice exceedingly, and are place; Eliphaz the Temanite, and Bil

glad, when they can find the grave ? dad the Shuhite, and Zophar the Naam

23 Why is light given to a man wbose athite; for they had made an appoint. 6 Heb. the way is hid, 5 and whom God hath hedg. ment together to come to mourn with

eye-lids of ed in? him, and to comfort him.

the morn.

24 For my sighing cometh before I 12 And when they lifted

ing. up

eat, and my roarings are poured out like afar off, and knew him not, they raised

the waters.

7 Heb. their voice, and wept; and they rent

wearied in

25 For 10 the thing which I greatly every one his mantle, and sprinkled dust strength. feared hath come upon me, and thai upon their heads towards heaven.

which I dreaded hath come to me. 13 So they sat down with him upon : Heb. wait.

26 I was not in safety, neither had I the ground seven days and seven nights,

rest, neither was I quiet; yet trouble and none spoke a word to him: for they saw that his grief was very great.

b c. 19. 8.


9 Heb.

1 Eliphaz reproveth Job for tant of religion : 1 Job curseth the day and services of his birth. 13 The ease of death. 20. He complaineth of food.

7 He teacheth God's judgments to be rol for before my

the righteous, but for ine wicked: 12 His life, because of his anguish.

fearful vision to humble the excellencies of

creatures before God. and cursed his day.

feared a THEN Eliphaz the Temanite answer. 2 And Job i spoke, and said,

fear, and it

came upon 3 . Let the day perish in which I was

2 If we essay i to commune with thee, born, and the night in which it was said,

wilt thou be grieved ? but a who can reThere is a man child conceived.

frain from speaking ?

1 Heb. 4 Let that day be darkness; let not a word. 3 Behold, thou hast instructed many, God regard it from above, neither let the

and thou hast strengthened the weak light shine upon it.

2 Heb. hands. 5 Let darkness and the shades of who can 4 Thy words have upheld him that death 2 stain it; let a cloud dwell upon

refrain from

was falling, and thou hast strengthened it; 3 let the blackness of the day ter


3 the feeble knees.

5 But now it hath come upon thee, 6 As for that night, let darkness seize 3 Heb. the and thou faintest; it toucheth thee, and upon it; 4 let it not be joined to the days bowing thou art troubled." of the year, let it not come into the num


6 Is not this thy fear, thy confidence, ber of ihe months.

thy hope, and the uprightness of thy 7. Lo, let that night be solitary, let 'no Prov. 22. 8.

Hos. 10. 13.

ways? joyful voice come therein.

7 Remember, I pray thee, who ever 8 Let them curse it that curse the day,

perished, being innocent? or where were who are ready to raise up 5 heir mourn

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12 He disappointeth the devices of 4 by the breath of his nostrils are they

the crafty, so that their hands e cannot consumed.

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perform their enterprise. 10 The roaring of the lion, and the as Isaiah 13 . He taketh the wise in their own voice of the fierce lion, and the teeth of 30. 33. craftiness: and the counsel of the frothe young lions, are broken.

· Heb. by ward is carried headlong.

Stealth. 11 The old lion perisheth for lack of 6 Heb. 14 • They 10 meet with darkness in the prey, and the stout lion's whelps are scat

day-time, and grope in the noonday as iered abroad.

in the night.

multitude 12 Now a thing was 5 secretly brought

of my

15 But he saveth the poor from the to me, and my ear received a small sound bones. sword, from their mouth,' and from the of it.

s or, I heard hand of the mighty. 13 In thoughts from the visions of the a still roice.

16 , So the poor hath hope, and ininight, when deep sleep falleth on men. 2 Pet. 24. quity stoppeth her mouth.

14 Fear 6 came upon me, and trem-9 or, nor in 17 Behold, happy is the man whom bling, which made 7 all my bones to his angels God correcteth: therefore despise not shake.

thou the chastening of the Almighty: 15 Then a spirit passed before my light.

18 h For he maketh sore, and bindeth face; the hair of my flesh stood up:

up: he woundeth, and his hands make 16 It stood still, but I could not discern 19 Heb. whole. its form: an image was before my eyes, pieces.

19 i He will deliver thee in six trous there was silence, and I heard a voice, lor, look. bles: yea, in seven there shall no evil saying,

2 or, indig touch thee. 17 Shall mortal man be more just than nation. 20 In famine he will redeem thee God ? shall a man be more pure than his iniquity.

from death: and in war u from the powmaker ?

4 or, labor. er of the sword. 18 Behold, he $ put no trust in his 5 Heb. the 21 Thou shalt be hid 12 from the servants; 9 and his angels he charged

8ons of the

scourge of the tongue: neither shalt thou with folly :

coal lift up be afraid of destruction when it cometh. 19 How much less in them that dwell to fly. 22 At destruction and famine thou in houses of clay, whose foundation is c. 9. 10. shalt laugh: neither shalt thou be afraid in the dust, who are crushed before the there is no of the beasts of the earth. moth ?

23 « For thou shalt be in league with 20 They are 10 destroyed from morn-Heb. till the stones of the field : and the beasts of ing to evening: they perish for ever

there is no the field shall be at peace with thee.

number. without any regarding it.

8 Heb.

24 And thou shalt know 13 that thy 21 Doth not their excellence which is out-places. tabernacle will be in peace; and thou in them depart? they die, even without sam, 27. shalt visit thy habitation, and shalt not wisdom.

14 sin. CHAP. V.

25 Thou shalt know also that thy seed 1 The harm of inconsideration. 3 The end of Neh. 4. 16. will be 15 great, and thy offspring as the the wicked is misery. 6 God is to be regard.

or, cannot

grass of the earth. ed in affliction. 17 The happy end of God's


26 Thou shalt come to thy grave in a

di Cor. 3. ig. full age, as a shock of corn ic cometh in now, if there is any that will. Deut. 28.29. in its season. answer thee; and to which of the 10 or, run

27 Lo this, we have searched it, so it saints wilt thou i turn?


. 107. is; hear it, and know thou il 17 for thy 2 For wrath killeth the foolish man, 42. good. and 2 envy slayeth the silly one.

& Prov. 3. 12.


h Deut. 32 3 I have seen the foolish taking root:

1 Job showeth that his complaints are not cause. but suddenly I cursed his habitation.

less : 8 He wisheth for death, in which he is

i Psal. 91. 3. 4 His children are far from safety, 11 Heb.

friends of fusiomfort: 14 Ile reproveth" mit and they are crushed in the gate, neither from the DUT Job answered is there any to deliver them.

12 or, when 5 Whose harvest the hungry eateth the longue weighed, and my calamity 1 laid in the up, and taketh it even out of the thorns, scourgeth. balances together! and the robber swalloweth up their

13 or, that

3 For now it would be heavier than the substance.

peace is thy sand of the sea: therefore a my words 6 Although 3 affliction cometh not forth tabernacle. are swallowed up. from the dust, neither doth trouble spring is or err. 4 . For the arrows of the Almighty out of the ground;

15 or, much.

are within me, the poison of which drink7 Yet man is born to 4 trouble, as 5 the ascendeth. eth up my spirit: the terrors of God set sparks fly upward.

17 Heb: for themselves in array against me. 8 I would seek to God, and to God, thyself.

1 Heb.

5 Doth the wild ass bray 3 when he would I commit my cause:

lifted up.

hath grass ? or loweth the ox over his 9. Who doeth great things 6 and un- a That is, I fodder ? searchable; wonderful things 7 without want words 6 Can that which is unsavory be eaten number:

to erpress 10 Who giveth rain upon the earth, a Psal. 38. 2. white of an egg?

without salt? or is there any taste in the

my grief. and sendeth waters upon the s fields: Heb.

7. The things that my soul refused to 11 • To set on high those that are low:lat grass. touch are as my sorrowful food.


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8.Oh that I might have my request; CHRIST, I arise, and 3 the night be gone ? and I and that God would grant me 4 the thing

am full of lossings to and fro to the dawnthat I long for!

ing of the day. 9 Even that it would please God to de.

5 My flesh'is clothed with worms and stroy me; that he would let loose his

clods of dust; my skin is broken and behand, and cut me off!

come lothsome. 10 Then should I yet have comfort; Heb. 6 a My days are swifter than a wearyes, I would harden myself in sorrow: my empec. er's shutile, and are spent without hope. let him not spare; for I have not con- 5 Heb. 7 O remember that my life is wind: cealed the words of the Holy One.

my eye 4 will no more 5 see good. 11 What is my strength, ihat I should 6 Heb: & The eye of him that hath seen me

To him that hope ? and what is my end, that I should


shall see me no more: thy eyes are upon prolong my life?

7 Heb. they me, and I am not. 12 is my strength the strength of are cut off. 9 As the cloud is consumed and vanstones? or is my flesh 5 of brass ? Heb, in the isheth away: so he that goeth down to

13 Is not my help in me? and is wis- 9 Heb. es. the grave shall come up no more. dom driven quite from me ?

tinguished. 10 He shall return no more to his 14 6 To him that is afilicted pity should 10 or, for house, neither shall his place know him be shown from his friend; but he forsa

now ye are keth the fear of the Almighty.

il Therefore I will not restrain my 15 My brethren have deali deceitfully Heb. to it. mouth; I will speak in the anguish of as a brook, and as the stream of brook's 11 Heb. nol.

my spirit; I will complain in the bitterthey pass away; 16'Which are blackish by reason of fall upon.

ye cause to ness of my soul.

12 Am I a sea, or a whale, that thou the ice, and in which the snow is hid: 13 Heb. settest a watch over me? 17 In the time when they become before your

13 When I say, My bed shall comfort warm, 7 they vanish : 8 when it is hot, 14 Thatis, in me, my couch shall ease my complaidl; they are o consumed out of their place.

14 Then thou scarest me with dreams, 18 The paths of their way are turned 15 Heb. my and terrifiest me through visions: aside; they go to nothing, and perish.


15 So that my soul chooseth strang.

1 or, a war 19 The troops of Tema looked, the fare. ling, and death rather 9 than my life. companies of Sheba waited for them.

16 I lothe it; I would not live always: 20 They were confounded because peth ujter. let me alone; for my days are vanity they had hoped; they came thither, and

17 6 What is man, that thou shouldst were ashamed.

magnify him ? and that thou shouldst 21 10 For now ye are u nothing: ye

set ihy heart upon him? see my casting down, and are afraid.

18 And that thou shouldst visit him 22 Did I say, Bring to me? or Give a

3 Heb. the

every morning, and try him every moreward for me of your substance ?

23 Or, Deliver me from the enemy's measured ? 19 How long wilt thou not depart from hand? or, Redeem me from the hand of

me, nor let me alone till I swallow my the mighty?

a c. 36. 22. spillle? 24 Teach me, and I'will hold my Psal. 90.6. 20 I have sinned; what shall I do to tongue: and cause me to understand in &502. 11. thee, O thou preserver of men ? why hast

15. & what I have erred.

thou set me as a mark against thee, so 25 How forcible are right words! but Isa. 40. 6. that I am a burden to myself? what doch your arguing reprove ?

21 And why dost thou not pardon my 26 Do ye imagine to reprove words, transgression, and take away my iniquiand the speeches of one that is desper-|* Heb. shall ty? for now 'shall I sleep in the dust; ate, which are as wind ?

and thou shalt seek me in the morning, 27 Yes, 12 ye overwhelm the father

but I shall not be. less, and ye dig a pit for your friend. 5 To see, that

CHAP. VIII. 28 Now therefore be content, look up-*is, to enjoy. 1 Bildad showeth God's justice in dealing with on me; for it is 13 evident to you if I lie.

men according to their works : 8 He alledg.

eth antiquity io prove the certain destruction 29 Return, I pray you, let it not be in-6 That is, I

can live no of the hypocrite: 20 He applicth God's just iquity; yes, return again, my righteous- longer. dealing to Job. ness is 14 in it.

WHEN answered Bildad the Shuhite, 30 Is there iniquity in my tongue? can- 1 Heb. than not is my taste discern perverse things? my bones. 2 How long wilt thou speak these CHAP. VII.

things ? and how long sảall the words of | Job escuseth his desire of death: 12 He com.

• Ps. 8. 4. & thy mouth be like a strong wind? plaineth of his own restlessness, and of God's

3 a Doth God pervert judgment; or watchfulness.

doth the Almighty pervert justice ? 's

4 If thy children have sinned against upon earth? are not his days also 2 Chr. 19. 7. him, and he hath cast them away i for like the days of a hireling?

Dan. 9. 14. their transgression; 2 As a servant 2 earnestly desireth the

5 o If thou wouldst seek to God beshadow, and as a hireling looketh for the Heb, in the times, and make thy supplication to the reward of his work;

hand of Almighty; 3 So am I made to possess months of gression. 6 If thou weert pure and upright; surevanity, and wearisome nights are ap

ly now he would awake for thee, and pointed to me.

b c. 22. 23. make the habitation of thy righteousness 4 When I lie down, I say,

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What doest thou? 8 For inquire, I pray thee, of the for:

13 If God will not withdraw his anger, mer age, and prepare thyself to the search

the 5 proud helpers do stoop under him.

Deut. 4. 32. of their fathers :

14 How much less shall I answer him, 9 (For d we are but of yesterday, and 1 Chr.29.15. and choose out my words to reason with know a nothing, because our days upon c. 7.6. him? earth are a shadow :)

Ps. 39. 5. &

15 Whom, though I were righteous,

144. 4. 10 Will they not teach thee, and tell 2 Heb. not. yet would I not answer, but I would make thee, and utter words out of their heart? Ps. 129. 6. supplication to my judge.

11 Can the rush grow without mire! Jer, 17.6. 16 If I had called, and he had answercan the flag grow without water?

1 c. 11.20. &ed me; yet I would not believe that he 12 • Whilst it is yet in its greenness, Ps. 112. 10. had hearkened to my voice. and not cut down,'it withereth before Prov. 10.28. 17 For he breaketh me with a temany other herb.

3 Heb. a 8pi. Ipest, and multiplieth my wounds without 13 So are the paths of all that forget 1 Heb. take God; and the s hypocrite's hope shall the ungod 18 He will not suffer me to take my perish:

ly by the

breath, but silleth me with bitterness. 14 Whose hope shall be cut off, and

19 If I speak of strength, lo, he is

5 Heb.short. whose trust shall be 3 a spider's web.

ing for strong: and if of judgment, who shall 15 He shall lean upon his house, but it joy. set me a time to plead ? shall not stand: he shall hold it fast, but 6 Heb. shall 20 If I justify myself, my own mouth it shall not endure.

a Ps. 143. 2. will condemn me: 'if I say, I am perfect, 16 He is green before the sun, and bis 1 or, before that also will prove me perverse. branch shooteth forth in his garden.

21 Though I were perfect, yet would I 17 His roots are wrapped about the 6 Gen. 1. 6. not know my soul: I would despise my heap, and seeth the place of stones.


life. 18 If he shall destroy him from his c c.33.31,&c. 22 This is one thing, therefore I said place, then it shall deny him, saying, 1 Amos 5.8 it, he destroyeth the perfect and the have not seen thee.

3 Heb. Ash,

wicked. 19 Behold, this is the joy of his way, Cimah. 23 If the scourge shall slay suddenly, and out of the earth shall others grow.

he will laugh at the trial of the innocent. 20 Behold, God will not cast away a

24 The earth is given into the hand of

Jer. 18. 6. perfect man, neither will he 4 help ihe Rom.9. 20. the wicked: he covereth the faces of its evil doers :

1 Heb. who judges; if not, where, and who is he ? 21 Till he shall fill thy mouth with can turn 25 Now my days are swifter than a laughing, and thy lips with 5 rejoicing.

him away?

post: they flee away, they see no good. 22 They that hate thee shall be cloth

26 They are passed away as the ed with shame; and the dwelling place

6 7 swift ships : as the eagle that hasteth of the wicked 6 shall come to naught.

5 Heb. helpCHAP. IX.

27 If I say, I will forget my complaint, ers of

I will leave off my heaviness, and com1 Job acknowledging God's justice, showeth pride, or, there is no coniending with him. 22 Man's strength.

fort myself : innocence is not to be condemned by afflic.

28 I am afraid of all my sorrows, I THEN Job answered and said,

know that thou wilt not hold me inno6 Heb. ships of desire.


29 If I am wicked, why then do i lahow should a man be just i with God?

bor in vain ? 3 If he will contend with him, he can- 7 or, ships 30 If I wash myself with snow water, not answer him one of a thousand. of Ebeh.

and make my hands never so clean; 4 He is wise in heart, and mighty in

31 Yet wilt thou plunge me in the strength : who hath hardened himself

8 or, make ditch, and my own clothes shall 8 abhor against him, and hath prospered ?

me to be ab. me. 5 Who removeth the mountains, and horred. 32 For he is not a man, as I am, that I they know not: who overturneth them

should answer him, and we should come in his anger.

together in judgment. 6 Who shaketh the earth out of her Heb. one

33 Neither is there 9 any 10 judge be

that should place, and its pillars tremble.


tween us, that might lay his hand upon 7 Who commandeth the sun, and it

us both. riseth not; and sealeth up the stars.

34 Let him take away his rod from me, 8 6 Who alone spreadeth out the hea

10 or, im.

and let not his fear terrify me: vens, and treadeth upon the 2 waves of pire. 35 Then would I speak, and not fear the sea.

him ; 11 but it is not so with me. 9 - Who maketh 3 Arcturus, Orion, and Pleiades, and the chambers of the 11 Heb. but

CHAP. X. south.

I am not 80 1 Job, taking liberty of complaint, es postula. 10 aWho doeth great things past find- with my teth with God about his afflictions: 18 He ing out; yes, and wonders without num


complaineth of life, and craveth a little ease ber.

before deuth. 11 Lo, he goeth by me, and I see him

Y soul is i weary of my life; I will not: he passeth on also, but I perceive 10m, cut

while I live. him not.

I will speak in the bitterness of my soul. 12 . Behold, he taketh away, 4 whol

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5 Heb.

Before me; show me why thou contendest with


4 For thou hast said, My doctrine is

1520. pure, and I am clean in thy eyes. 3 Is it good to thee that thou shouldst

5 But Oh that God would speak, and oppress, that thou shouldst despise ? the

open his lips against thee; work of thy hands, and shine upon the

6 And that he would show thee the se counsel of the wicked ?

2 Heb. the crets of wisdom, that they are double to 4 Hast thou eyes of flesh ? or seest labor of thy that which is ! Know therefore that God thou as man seeth ?


exacteth of thee less than thy iniquity de5 Are thy days as the days of man ?

serveth. are thy years as man's days,

3 Heb. It is 7 Canst thou by searching find out 6 That thou inquirest after my iniqui- upon thy God ? canst thou find out the Almighty ty, and searchest after my sin ?

knowledge to perfection? 7 3 Thou knowest that I am not wick

8 It is 3 as high as heaven; what canst ed; and there is none that can deliver out 4 Heb. took thou do ? deeper than 4 hell; what canst of thy hand.

pains about thou know? 8 Thy hands t have made me and

9 The measure of it is longer than the fashioned me in all my parts; yet thou

earth, and broader than the sea.

a Ps. 139. 14, dost destroy me.

10 'If he s shall cut off, and shut up, or 9 Remember, I beseech thee, that thou

gather together, then who can kinder hast made me as the clay; and wilt thou

him ? bring me into dust again {

11 For he knoweth vain men : he seeth 10 a Hast thou not poured me out as


wickedness also; will he not then conmilk, and curdled me like cheese ?

6 That is, thy

sider it? 11 Thou hast clothed me with skin


12 For 7 vain man would be wise, and flesh, and hast s fenced me with

though man is born like a wild ass's colt. bones and sinews.

13 If thou preparest thy heart, and 12 Thou hast granted me life and fa- c. 3. 11.

stretchest out thy hands towards him; vor, and thy visitation hath preserved

14 If iniquity is in thy hand, put it far my spirit.

| See c. 7. 16. away, and let not wickedness dwell in 13 And these things hast thou hid in & 8. 9. thy tabernacles. thy heart: I know that this is with thee.

15 For then shalt thou lift up thy face 14 If I sin, then thou markest me, and 1 Heb. a without spot; yes, thou shalt be stedfast, thou wilt not acquit me from my ini- man of lips. and shalt not fear: quity.

16 Because thou shalt forget thy mise15 If I be wicked, woe to me; and if I 2or

, devices. ry, and remember it as waters that pass be righteous, yet will I not lift up my

away : head. I am full of confusion; therefore

17 And thy age 8 shall be clearer than see thou my affliction ;

the noonday : thou shalt shine forth, 16 For it increaseth. Thou huntest

thou shalt be as the morning. me as a fierce lion : and again thou 3 Heb. the 18 And thou shalt be secure, because showest thyself wonderful upon me.

hights of

there is hope; yes, thou shalt dig about 17 Thou renewest 6 thy witnesses

thee, and a thou shalt take thy rest in against me, and increasest thy indigna


4 or, the low tion upon me; changes and war are

er region.

19 Also thou shalt lie down, and none against me.

shall make thee afraid; yes, many shall

5 or, make a 18 Why then hast thou brought me change. 9 make suit to thee. forth from the womb ? O that I had ex-16 Heb. who 20 But the eyes of the wicked shall pired, and no eye had seen me!

fail, and 10 they shall not escape, and 19 I should have been as though I had him awuy? so their hope shall be as the expiration not been; I should have been carried Heb.empty. of the breath. from the womb to the grave.

CHAP. XII. 20 < Are not my days few? cease then, arise above

1 Job maintaineth himself against his friends and let me alone, that I may take comfort


that reprode him: 7 He acknowledgeth the a little,

a Lev. 26. 5.

general doctrine of God's omnipotence. 21 Before I go whence I shall not re

ND Job answered and said,

AN turn, even to the land of darkness, and treat thy 2 No doubt but ye are the people, the shades of death;

face. and wisdom shall die with you. 22 A land of darkness, as darkness it- 10 Heb.flight 3 But I have i understanding as well self; and of the shades of death, with shall perish as you; 2 I am not inferior to you: yes, out any order, and where the light is as from them.

3 who knoweth not such things as these ? darkness.

b c. 8. 14. &

4 I am as one mocked by his neighbor, CHAP. XI.

who calleth upon God, and he answereth i Zophar reproveth Job for justifying himself. of breath

11. or, a put him: the just npright man is derided. 5 God's wisdom is unsearchable. 13 The as.

1 Heb.

5 He that is ready to slip with his feet sured blessing of repentance.

is as a lamp despised in the thought of thitesaid,

not lower

6 The tabernacles of robbers prosper, 2 Should not the multitude of words be than you. and they that provoke God are secure; answered ? and should i a man full of 3 Heb. with into whose hand God bringeth abunda talk be justified ?

whom are antly. 3 Should thy 2 falsehoods make men not such as 7 But ask now the beasts, and they hold their peace ? and when thou mock-thee? shall teach thee; and the fowls of the est, shall no man make thee ashamed ?

air, and they shall tell thee :


can turn

8 Heb. shall

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