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Job 15

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    Job 15:1 Then answered Eliphaz the Temanite, and said,
    Job 15:2 Should a wise man utter vain knowledge, and fill his belly with the east wind?
    Job 15:3 Should he reason with unprofitable talk? or with speeches with which he can do no good?
    Job 15:4 Yes, you cast off fear, and restrain prayer before God.
    Job 15:5 For your mouth utters your iniquity, and you choose the tongue of the crafty.
    Job 15:6 Your own mouth comdemns you, and not I: yes, your own lips testify against you.
    Job 15:7 Are you the first man that was born? or were you made before the hills?
    Job 15:8 Have you heard the secret of God? and do you restrain wisdom to yourself?
    Job 15:9 What know you, that we know not? what understand you, which is not in us?
    Job 15:10 With us are both the gray headed and very aged men, much elder than your father.
    Job 15:11 Are the consolations of God small with you? is there any secret thing with you?
    Job 15:12 Why does your heart carry you away? and what do your eyes wink at,
    Job 15:13 That you turn your spirit against God, and let such words go out of your mouth?
    Job 15:14 What is man, that he should be clean? and he which is born of a woman, that he should be righteous?
    Job 15:15 Behold, he puts no trust in his saints; yes, the heavens are not clean in his sight.
    Job 15:16 How much more abominable and filthy is man, which drinks iniquity like water?
    Job 15:17 I will show you, hear me; and that which I have seen I will declare;
    Job 15:18 Which wise men have told from their fathers, and have not hid it:
    Job 15:19 To whom alone the earth was given, and no stranger passed among them.
    Job 15:20 The wicked man travails with pain all his days, and the number of years is hidden to the oppressor.
    Job 15:21 A dreadful sound is in his ears: in prosperity the destroyer shall come on him.
    Job 15:22 He believes not that he shall return out of darkness, and he is waited for of the sword.
    Job 15:23 He wanders abroad for bread, saying, Where is it? he knows that the day of darkness is ready at his hand.
    Job 15:24 Trouble and anguish shall make him afraid; they shall prevail against him, as a king ready to the battle.
    Job 15:25 For he stretches out his hand against God, and strengthens himself against the Almighty.
    Job 15:26 He runs on him, even on his neck, on the thick bosses of his bucklers:
    Job 15:27 Because he covers his face with his fatness, and makes bulges of fat on his flanks.
    Job 15:28 And he dwells in desolate cities, and in houses which no man inhabits, which are ready to become heaps.
    Job 15:29 He shall not be rich, neither shall his substance continue, neither shall he prolong the perfection thereof on the earth.
    Job 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.
    Job 15:31 Let not him that is deceived trust in vanity: for vanity shall be his recompense.
    Job 15:32 It shall be accomplished before his time, and his branch shall not be green.
    Job 15:33 He shall shake off his unripe grape as the vine, and shall cast off his flower as the olive.
    Job 15:34 For the congregation of hypocrites shall be desolate, and fire shall consume the tabernacles of bribery.
    Job 15:35 They conceive mischief, and bring forth vanity, and their belly prepares deceit.