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Job 15 :: King James Version (KJV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:1 - Then answered Eliphaz the Temanite, and said,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:2 - Should a wise man utter vain knowledge, and fill his belly with the east wind?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:3 - Should he reason with unprofitable talk? or with speeches wherewith he can do no good?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:4 - Yea, thou castest off fear, and restrainest prayer before God.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:5 - For thy mouth uttereth thine iniquity, and thou choosest the tongue of the crafty.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:6 - Thine own mouth condemneth thee, and not I: yea, thine own lips testify against thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:7 - Art thou the first man that was born? or wast thou made before the hills?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:8 - Hast thou heard the secret of God? and dost thou restrain wisdom to thyself?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:9 - What knowest thou, that we know not? what understandest thou, which is not in us?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:10 - With us are both the grayheaded and very aged men, much elder than thy father.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:11 - Are the consolations of God small with thee? is there any secret thing with thee?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:12 - Why doth thine heart carry thee away? and what do thy eyes wink at,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:13 - That thou turnest thy spirit against God, and lettest such words go out of thy mouth?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:14 - What is man, that he should be clean? and he which is born of a woman, that he should be righteous?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:15 - Behold, he putteth no trust in his saints; yea, the heavens are not clean in his sight.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:16 - How much more abominable and filthy is man, which drinketh iniquity like water?

What Eliphaz Has Seen of Life

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:17 - I will shew thee, hear me; and that which I have seen I will declare;
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:18 - Which wise men have told from their fathers, and have not hid it:
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:19 - Unto whom alone the earth was given, and no stranger passed among them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:20 - The wicked man travaileth with pain all his days, and the number of years is hidden to the oppressor.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:21 - A dreadful sound is in his ears: in prosperity the destroyer shall come upon him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:22 - He believeth not that he shall return out of darkness, and he is waited for of the sword.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:23 - He wandereth abroad for bread, saying, Where is it? he knoweth that the day of darkness is ready at his hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:24 - Trouble and anguish shall make him afraid; they shall prevail against him, as a king ready to the battle.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:25 - For he stretcheth out his hand against God, and strengtheneth himself against the Almighty.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:26 - He runneth upon him, even on his neck, upon the thick bosses of his bucklers:
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:27 - Because he covereth his face with his fatness, and maketh collops of fat on his flanks.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:28 - And he dwelleth in desolate cities, and in houses which no man inhabiteth, which are ready to become heaps.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:29 - He shall not be rich, neither shall his substance continue, neither shall he prolong the perfection thereof upon the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:30 - He shall not depart out of darkness; the flame shall dry up his branches, and by the breath of his mouth shall he go away.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:31 - Let not him that is deceived trust in vanity: for vanity shall be his recompence.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:32 - It shall be accomplished before his time, and 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.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:34 - For the congregation of hypocrites shall be desolate, and fire shall consume the tabernacles of bribery.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:35 - They conceive mischief, and bring forth vanity, and their belly prepareth deceit.

The Authorized Version or King James Version (KJV), 1611, 1769.
Outside of the United Kingdom, the KJV is in the public domain. Within the United Kingdom, the rights to the KJV are vested in the Crown.

For more information on this translation, see the KJV Preface.


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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