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Job 8 :: Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:1 - Then Bildad the Shuhite answered:
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:2 - "How long will you say these things, and the words of your mouth be a great wind?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:3 - Does God pervert justice? Or does the Almighty pervert the right?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:4 - If your children have sinned against him, he has delivered them into the power of their transgression.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:5 - If you will seek God and make supplication to the Almighty,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:6 - if you are pure and upright, surely then he will rouse himself for you and reward you with a rightful habitation.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:7 - And though your beginning was small, your latter days will be very great.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:8 - "For inquire, I pray you, of bygone ages, and consider what the fathers have found;
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:9 - for we are but of yesterday, and know nothing, for our days on earth are a shadow.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:10 - Will they not teach you, and tell you, and utter words out of their understanding?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:11 - "Can papyrus grow where there is no marsh? Can reeds flourish where there is no water?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:12 - While yet in flower and not cut down, they wither before any other plant.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:13 - Such are the paths of all who forget God; the hope of the godless man shall perish.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:14 - His confidence breaks in sunder, and his trust is a spider's web.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:15 - He leans against his house, but it does not stand; he lays hold of it, but it does not endure.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:16 - He thrives before the sun, and his shoots spread over his garden.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:17 - His roots twine about the stoneheap; he lives among the rocks.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:18 - If he is destroyed from his place, then it will deny him, saying, 'I have never seen you.'
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:19 - Behold, this is the joy of his way; and out of the earth others will spring.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:20 - "Behold, God will not reject a blameless man, nor take the hand of evildoers.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:21 - He will yet fill your mouth with laughter, and your lips with shouting.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:22 - Those who hate you will be clothed with shame, and the tent of the wicked will be no more."

Downloaded from the Oxford Text Archive and used with permission. The following header is required to be posted:

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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