1: And Job continued his parable and said, 2: [As] God liveth, who hath taken away my right, and the Almighty, who hath embittered my soul, 3: All the while my breath is in me, and the spirit of God is in my nostrils, 4: My lips shall not speak unrighteousness, nor my tongue utter deceit! 5: Be it far from me that I should justify you; till I die I will not remove my blamelessness from me. 6: My righteousness I hold fast, and will not let it go: my heart reproacheth [me] not one of my days. 7: Let mine enemy be as the wicked, and he that riseth up against me as the unrighteous. 8: For what is the hope of the ungodly, when [God] cutteth him off, when God taketh away his soul? 9: Will God hear his cry when distress cometh upon him? 10: Doth he delight himself in the Almighty? will he at all times call upon God? 11: I will teach you concerning the hand of God; what is with the Almighty will I not conceal. 12: Behold, ye yourselves have all seen [it]; and why are ye thus altogether vain? 13: This is the portion of the wicked man with God, and the heritage of the violent, which they receive from the Almighty: -- 14: If his children be multiplied, it is for the sword, and his offspring shall not be satisfied with bread; 15: Those that remain of him shall be buried by death, and his widows shall not weep. 16: Though he heap up silver as the dust, and prepare clothing as the clay; 17: He may prepare it, but the just shall put it on; and the innocent shall divide the silver. 18: He buildeth his house as the moth, and as a booth that a keeper maketh. 19: He lieth down rich, but will do so no more; he openeth his eyes, and he is not. 20: Terrors overtake him like waters; a whirlwind stealeth him away in the night. 21: The east wind carrieth him away and he is gone; and as a storm it hurleth him out of his place. 22: And [God] shall cast upon him and not spare: he would fain flee out of his hand. 23: [Men] shall clap their hands at him, and shall hiss him out of his place.