Job 18
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1THEN Bildad, the Shuhite, answered and said,

2How long will you resist words? Understand! and afterwards we will speak.

3Wherefore are we counted as beasts, and have become abominable in your sight? O you who slays himself in his anger?

4Shall the earth be forsaken for your sake? And shall the mountain be removed out of its place?

5Yea, the lamp of the wicked shall be put out, and the spark of his fire shall not shine.

6The light shall be dark in his tent, and his lamp above him shall be extinguished.

7He shall be deserted in his illness, and his own counsel shall cast him down.

8For he has stretched out his feet into the net, and lie walks upon a snare.

9The trap seizes him by the heel, and thirst shall prevail against him.

10A snare is laid for him on the ground, and a trap for him in his paths.

11Terror shall make him afraid on every side, and shall drive him to his feet.

12Let famine be his grief, let destruction be ready for his posterity.

13Let force devour his towns, let his first-born die in violence.

14His confidence shall be rooted out of his tent, and he shall be brought hastily by the king's executioner.

15Others shall dwell in his tent, because there is no one in it; brimstone shall be scattered upon his habitation.

16His roots shall be dried up beneath, and above shall his vintage be cut off.

17His remembrance shall perish from the earth, and he shall have no name upon it.

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

19He shall neither have name nor remembrance among the people, nor any survivor in his dwelling place.

20They that come after him shall be astonished at his day, as they that went before them were terrified.

21Surely such is the dwelling of the wicked, and this is the place of him who knows not God.

Holy Bible From The Ancient Eastern Texts: Aramaic Of The Peshitta by George M. Lamsa (1933)

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