Then Eliphaz the Temanite answered and said, (Job 4:1)

If we assay to commune with thee, wilt thou be grieved? but who can withhold himself from speaking? (Job 4:2)

Behold, thou hast instructed many, and thou hast strengthened the weak hands. (Job 4:3)

Thy words have upholden him that was falling, and thou hast strengthened the feeble knees. (Job 4:4)

But now it is come upon thee, and thou faintest; it toucheth thee, and thou art troubled. (Job 4:5)

Is not this thy fear, thy confidence, thy hope, and the uprightness of thy ways? (Job 4:6)

Remember, I pray thee, who ever perished, being innocent? or where were the righteous cut off? (Job 4:7)

Even as I have seen, they that plow iniquity, and sow wickedness, reap the same. (Job 4:8)

By the blast of God they perish, and by the breath of his nostrils are they consumed. (Job 4:9)

The roaring of the lion, and the voice of the fierce lion, and the teeth of the young lions, are broken. (Job 4:10)

The old lion perisheth for lack of prey, and the stout lion's whelps are scattered abroad. (Job 4:11)

Now a thing was secretly brought to me, and mine ear received a little thereof. (Job 4:12)

In thoughts from the visions of the night, when deep sleep falleth on men, (Job 4:13)

Fear came upon me, and trembling, which made all my bones to shake. (Job 4:14)

Then a spirit passed before my face; the hair of my flesh stood up: (Job 4:15)

It stood still, but I could not discern the form thereof: an image was before mine eyes, there was silence, and I heard a voice, saying, (Job 4:16)

Shall mortal man be more just than God? shall a man be more pure than his maker? (Job 4:17)

Behold, he put no trust in his servants; and his angels he charged with folly: (Job 4:18)

How much less in them that dwell in houses of clay, whose foundation is in the dust, which are crushed before the moth? (Job 4:19)

They are destroyed from morning to evening: they perish for ever without any regarding it. (Job 4:20)

Doth not their excellency which is in them go away? they die, even without wisdom. (Job 4:21)


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