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Job 8 :: Young's Literal Translation (YLT)

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Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:1 - And Bildad the Shuhite answereth and saith: --
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:2 - Till when dost thou speak these things? And a strong wind -- sayings of thy mouth?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:3 - Doth God pervert judgment? And doth the Mighty One pervert justice?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:4 - If thy sons have sinned before Him, And He doth send them away, By the hand of their transgression,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:5 - If thou dost seek early unto God, And unto the Mighty makest supplication,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:6 - If pure and upright thou art, Surely now He waketh for thee, And hath completed The habitation of thy righteousness.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:7 - And thy beginning hath been small, And thy latter end is very great.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:8 - For, ask I pray thee of a former generation, And prepare to a search of their fathers,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:9 - (For of yesterday we are, and we know not, For a shadow are our days on earth.)
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:10 - Do they not shew thee -- speak to thee, And from their heart bring forth words?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:11 - 'Doth a rush wise without mire? A reed increase without water?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:12 - While it is in its budding -- uncropt, Even before any herb it withereth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:13 - So are the paths of all forgetting God, And the hope of the profane doth perish,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:14 - Whose confidence is loathsome, And the house of a spider his trust.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:15 - He leaneth on his house -- and it standeth not: He taketh hold on it -- and it abideth not.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:16 - Green he is before the sun, And over his garden his branch goeth out.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:17 - By a heap his roots are wrapped, A house of stones he looketh for.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:18 - If one doth destroy him from his place, Then it hath feigned concerning him, I have not seen thee!
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:19 - Lo, this is the joy of his way, And from the dust others spring up.'
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:20 - Lo, God doth not reject the perfect, Nor taketh hold on the hand of evil doers.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:21 - While he filleth with laughter thy mouth, And thy lips with shouting,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:22 - Those hating thee do put on shame, And the tent of the wicked is not!

The Young's Literal Translation was translated by Robert Young, who believed in a strictly literal translation of God's word. 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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