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Job 15 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:1 - Then Elifaz the Temanite answered,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:2 - "Should a wise man answer with vain knowledge, And fill himself with the east wind?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:3 - Should he reason with unprofitable talk, Or with speeches with which he can do no good?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:4 - Yes, you do away with fear, And hinder devotion before God.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:5 - For your iniquity teaches your mouth, And you choose the language of the crafty.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:6 - Your own mouth condemns you, and not I; Yes, your own lips testify against you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:7 - "Are you the first man who was born? Or were you brought forth before the hills?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:8 - Have you heard the secret counsel of God? Do you limit wisdom to yourself?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:9 - What do you know, that we don't know? What do you understand, which is not in us?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:10 - With us are both the gray-headed and the very aged men, Much elder than your father.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:11 - Are the consolations of God too small for you, Even the word that is gentle toward you?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:12 - Why does your heart carry you away? Why do your eyes flash,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:13 - That you turn your spirit against God, And let such words go out of your mouth?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:14 - What is man, that he should be clean? He who is born of a woman, that he should be righteous?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:15 - Behold, he puts no trust in his holy ones; Yes, the heavens are not clean in his sight:
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:16 - How much less one who is abominable and corrupt, A man who drinks iniquity like water!

What Eliphaz Has Seen of Life

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:17 - "I will show you, listen to me; That which I have seen I will declare:
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:18 - (Which wise men have told From their fathers, and have not hidden it;
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:19 - To whom alone the land was given, And no stranger passed among them):
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:20 - The wicked man travails with pain all his days, Even the number of years that are laid up for the oppressor.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:21 - A sound of terrors is in his ears; In prosperity the destroyer shall come on him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:22 - He doesn't believe that he shall return out of darkness, He is waited for by the sword.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:23 - He wanders abroad for bread, saying, 'Where is it?' He knows that the day of darkness is ready at his hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:24 - Distress and anguish make him afraid; They prevail against him, as a king ready to the battle.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:25 - Because he has stretched out his hand against God, And behaves himself proudly against Shaddai;
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:26 - He runs at him with a stiff neck, With the thick shields of his bucklers;
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:27 - Because he has covered his face with his fatness, And gathered fat on his loins.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:28 - He has lived in desolate cities, In houses which no one inhabited, Which were ready to become heaps.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:29 - He shall not be rich, neither shall his substance continue, Neither shall their possessions be extended on the eretz.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:30 - He shall not depart out of darkness; The flame shall dry up his branches, By the breath of God's mouth shall he go away.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:31 - Let him not trust in emptiness, deceiving himself; For emptiness shall be his reward.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:32 - It shall be accomplished before his time. His branch shall not be green.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:33 - He shall shake off his unripe grape as the vine, And shall cast off his flower as the olive tree.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:34 - For the company of the godless shall be barren, And fire shall consume the tents of bribery.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:35 - They conceive mischief, and bring forth iniquity. Their heart prepares deceit."

The Hebrew Names Version is based off the World English Bible, an update of the American Standard Version of 1901. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif.
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