Job 81 Then answered Bildad the Shuhite, and said, 2 How long wilt thou speak these things? And how long shall the words of thy mouth be like a mighty wind? 3 Doth God pervert justice? Or doth the Almighty pervert righteousness? 4 ▼ If thy children have sinned against him, And he hath delivered them into the hand of their transgression; ▼
▼ 1) Or If thy children sinned…he delivered etc5 If thou wouldest seek diligently unto God, And make thy supplication to the Almighty; 6 If thou wert pure and upright: Surely now he would awake for thee, And make the habitation of thy righteousness prosperous. 7 And though thy beginning was small, Yet thy latter end would greatly increase. 8 For inquire, I pray thee, of the former age, And apply thyself to that which their fathers have searched out: 9 (For we are but of yesterday, and know nothing, Because our days upon earth are a shadow); 10 Shall not they teach thee, and tell thee, And utter words out of their heart? 11 Can the ▼ rush grow up without mire? Can the ▼
▼ 2flag grow without water? ▼
▼ 1) Or papyrus 2) Or reed-grass12 Whilst it is yet in its greenness, and not cut down, It withereth before any other herb. 13 So are the paths of all that forget God; And the hope of the godless man shall perish: 14 Whose confidence shall ▼ break in sunder, And whose trust is a spider’s ▼
▼ 2web. ▼
▼ 1) Or be cut off 2) Heb house15 He shall lean upon his house, but it shall not stand: He shall hold fast thereby, but it shall not endure. 16 He is green before the sun, And his shoots go forth over his garden. 17 His roots are wrapped ▼ about the stone -heap, He beholdeth the place of stones. ▼
▼ 1) Or beside the spring18 If he be destroyed from his place, Then it shall deny him, saying , I have not seen thee. 19 Behold, this is the joy of his way; And out of the ▼ earth shall others spring. ▼
▼ 1) Or dust20 Behold, God will not cast away a perfect man, Neither will he uphold the evil-doers. 21 ▼ He will yet fill thy mouth with laughter, And thy lips with shouting. ▼
▼ 1) Or Till he fill22 They that hate thee shall be clothed with shame; And the tent of the wicked shall be no more.
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