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Job 18

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18:1 Then Baldad the Suhite answered, and said:

18:2 How long will you throw out words? understand first, and so let us speak.

18:3 Why are we reputed as beasts, and counted vile before you?

18:4 Thou that destroyest thy soul in thy fury, shall the earth be forsaken for thee, and shall rocks be removed out of their place?

18:5 Shall not the light of the wicked be extinguished, and the flame of his fire not shine?

18:6 The light shall be dark in his tabernacle, and the lamp that is over him, shall be put out.

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

18:8 For he hath thrust his feet into a net, and walketh in its meshes.

18:9 The sole of his foot shall be held in a snare, and thirst shall burn against him.

18:10 A gin is hidden for him in the earth, and his trap upon the path.

18:11 Fears shall terrify him on every side, and shall entangle his feet.

18:12 Let his strength be wasted with famine, and let hunger invade his ribs.

18:13 Let it devour the beauty of his skin, let the firstborn death consume his arms.

18:14 Let his confidence be rooted out of his tabernacle, and let destruction tread upon him like a king.

18:15 Let the companions of him that is not, dwell in his tabernacle, let brimstone be sprinkled in his tent.

18:16 Let his roots be dried up beneath, and his harvest destroyed above.

18:17 Let the memory of him perish from the earth and let not his name be renowned in the streets.

18:18 He shall drive him out of light into darkness, and shall remove him out of the world.

18:19 His seed shall not subsist, nor his offspring among his people, nor any remnants in his country.

18:20 They that come after him shall be astonished at his day, and horror shall fall upon them that went before.

18:21 These men are the tabernacles of the wicked, and this the place of him that knoweth not God.