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Job 15

15:1 And Eliphaz the Temanite answereth and saith: -- 15:2 Doth a wise man answer [with] vain knowledge And fill [with] an east wind his belly 15:3 To reason with a word not useful And speeches--no profit in them 15:4 Yea, thou dost make reverence void, And dost diminish meditation before God. 15:5 For thy mouth teacheth thine iniquity, And thou chooseth the tongue of the subtile. 15:6 Thy mouth declareth thee wicked, and not I, And thy lips testify against thee. 15:7 The first man art thou born And before the heights wast thou formed 15:8 Of the secret counsel of God dost thou hear And withdrawest thou unto thee wisdom 15:9 What hast thou known, and we know not Understandest thou--and it is not with us 15:10 Both the gray-headed And the very aged [are] among us--Greater than thy father [in] days. 15:11 Too few for thee are the comforts of God And a gentle word [is] with thee, 15:12 What--doth thine heart take thee away And what--are thine eyes high 15:13 For thou turnest against God thy spirit And hast brought out words from thy mouth: 15:14 What [is] man that he is pure, And that he is righteous, one born of woman 15:15 Lo, in His holy ones He putteth no credence, And the heavens have not been pure in His eyes. 15:16 Also--surely abominable and filthy Is man drinking as water perverseness.  15:17 I shew thee--hearken to me--And this I have seen and declare: 15:18 Which the wise declare--And have not hid--from their fathers. 15:19 To them alone was the land given, And a stranger passed not over into their midst: 15:20 `All days of the wicked he is paining himself, And few years have been laid up for the terrible one. 15:21 A fearful voice [is] in his ears, In peace doth a destroyer come to him. 15:22 He believeth not to return from darkness, And watched [is] he for the sword. 15:23 He is wandering for bread--`Where [is] it' He hath known that ready at his hand Is a day of darkness. 15:24 Terrify him do adversity and distress, They prevail over him As a king ready for a boaster. 15:25 For he stretched out against God his hand, And against the Mighty he maketh himself mighty. 15:26 He runneth unto Him with a neck, With thick bosses of his shields. 15:27 For he hath covered his face with his fat, And maketh vigour over [his] confidence. 15:28 And he inhabiteth cities cut off, houses not dwelt in, That have been ready to become heaps. 15:29 He is not rich, nor doth his wealth rise, Nor doth he stretch out on earth their continuance. 15:30 He turneth not aside from darkness, His tender branch doth a flame dry up, And he turneth aside at the breath of His mouth! 15:31 Let him not put credence in vanity, He hath been deceived, For vanity is his recompence. 15:32 Not in his day is it completed, And his bending branch is not green. 15:33 He shaketh off as a vine his unripe fruit, And casteth off as an olive his blossom. 15:34 For the company of the profane [is] gloomy, And fire hath consumed tents of bribery. 15:35 To conceive misery, and to bear iniquity, Even their heart doth prepare deceit. 

Young's Literal Translation - Public Domain