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Job 4 :: Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxJob 4:1 - Then Eli'phaz the Te'manite answered:
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 4:2 - "If one ventures a word with you, will you be offended? Yet who can keep from speaking?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 4:3 - Behold, you have instructed many, and you have strengthened the weak hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 4:4 - Your words have upheld him who was stumbling, and you have made firm the feeble knees.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 4:5 - But now it has come to you, and you are impatient; it touches you, and you are dismayed.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 4:6 - Is not your fear of God your confidence, and the integrity of your ways your hope?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 4:7 - "Think now, who that was innocent ever perished? Or where were the upright cut off?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 4:8 - As I have seen, those who plow iniquity and sow trouble reap the same.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 4:9 - By the breath of God they perish, and by the blast of his anger they are consumed.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 4:10 - The roar of the lion, the voice of the fierce lion, the teeth of the young lions, are broken.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 4:11 - The strong lion perishes for lack of prey, and the whelps of the lioness are scattered.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 4:12 - "Now a word was brought to me stealthily, my ear received the whisper of it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 4:13 - Amid thoughts from visions of the night, when deep sleep falls on men,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 4:14 - dread came upon me, and trembling, which made all my bones shake.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 4:15 - A spirit glided past my face; the hair of my flesh stood up.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 4:16 - It stood still, but I could not discern its appearance. A form was before my eyes; there was silence, then I heard a voice:
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 4:17 - 'Can mortal man be righteous before God? Can a man be pure before his Maker?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 4:18 - Even in his servants he puts no trust, and his angels he charges with error;
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 4:19 - how much more those who dwell in houses of clay, whose foundation is in the dust, who are crushed before the moth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 4:20 - Between morning and evening they are destroyed; they perish for ever without any regarding it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 4:21 - If their tent-cord is plucked up within them, do they not die, and that without wisdom?'

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Source: Transcribed from: The Holy Bible: Revised Standard Version containing the Old and New Testaments, translated from the original tongues: being the version set forth A.D. 1611, revised A.D. 1881-1885 and A.D. 1901: compared with the most ancient authorities and revised A.D. 1946-52. — 2nd ed. of New Testament A.D. 1971. There should be enough in the rest of the description to identify the text.

Language: English

Availability: Freely available for non-commercial use provided that this header is included in its entirety with any copy distributed.


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

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