The Darby Bible
Job, Chapter 4

   1: And Eliphaz the Temanite answered and said,
   2: If a word were essayed to thee, wouldest thou be grieved? But who can refrain from speaking?
   3: Behold, thou hast instructed many, and thou hast strengthened the weak hands;
   4: Thy words have upholden him that was stumbling, and thou hast braced up the bending knees:
   5: But now it is come upon thee, and thou grievest; it toucheth thee, and thou art troubled.
   6: Hath not thy piety been thy confidence, and the perfection of thy ways thy hope?
   7: Remember, I pray thee, who that was innocent has perished? and where were the upright cut off?
   8: Even as I have seen, they that plough iniquity and sow mischief, reap the same.
   9: By the breath of God they perish, and by the blast of his nostrils are they consumed.
   10: The roar of the lion, and the voice of the fierce lion, and the teeth of the young lions, are broken;
   11: The old lion perisheth for lack of prey, and the whelps of the lioness are scattered.
   12: Now to me a word was secretly brought, and mine ear received a whisper thereof.
   13: In thoughts from visions of the night, when deep sleep falleth on men: --
   14: Fear came on me, and trembling, and made all my bones to shake;
   15: And a spirit passed before my face -- the hair of my flesh stood up --
   16: It stood still; I could not discern the appearance thereof: a form was before mine eyes; I heard a slight murmur and a voice:
   17: Shall [mortal] man be more just than God? Shall a man be purer than his Maker?
   18: Lo, he trusteth not his servants, and his angels he chargeth with folly:
   19: How much more them that dwell in houses of clay, whose foundation is in the dust, who are crushed as the moth!
   20: From morning to evening are they smitten: without any heeding it, they perish for ever.
   21: Is not their tent-cord torn away in them? they die, and without wisdom.

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