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Job 18 :: New English Translation (NET)

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Unchecked Copy BoxJob 18:1 - Then Bildad the Shuhite answered:
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 18:2 - "How long until you make an end of words? You must consider, and then we can talk.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 18:3 - Why should we be regarded as beasts, and considered stupid in your sight?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 18:4 - You who tear yourself to pieces in your anger, will the earth be abandoned for your sake? Or will a rock be moved from its place?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 18:5 - "Yes, the lamp of the wicked is extinguished; his flame of fire does not shine.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 18:6 - The light in his tent grows dark; his lamp above him is extinguished.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 18:7 - His vigorous steps are restricted, and his own counsel throws him down.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 18:8 - For he has been thrown into a net by his feet and he wanders into a mesh.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 18:9 - A trap seizes him by the heel; a snare grips him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 18:10 - A rope is hidden for him on the ground and a trap for him lies on the path.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 18:11 - Terrors frighten him on all sides and dog his every step.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 18:12 - Calamity is hungry for him, and misfortune is ready at his side.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 18:13 - It eats away parts of his skin; the most terrible death devours his limbs.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 18:14 - He is dragged from the security of his tent, and marched off to the king of terrors.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 18:15 - Fire resides in his tent; over his residence burning sulfur is scattered.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 18:16 - Below his roots dry up, and his branches wither above.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 18:17 - His memory perishes from the earth, he has no name in the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 18:18 - He is driven from light into darkness and is banished from the world.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 18:19 - He has neither children nor descendants among his people, no survivor in those places he once stayed.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 18:20 - People of the west are appalled at his fate; people of the east are seized with horror, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 18:21 - 'Surely such is the residence of an evil man; and this is the place of one who has not known God.'"

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