Eliphaz

1 Then Eliphaz the Temanite replied:

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2 “Can a man be of benefit to God? Can even a wise person benefit him?

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3 What pleasure would it give the Almighty if you were righteous? What would he gain if your ways were blameless?

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4 “Is it for your piety that he rebukes you and brings charges against you?

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5 Is not your wickedness great? Are not your sins endless?

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      6 You demanded security from your relatives for no reason; you stripped people of their clothing, leaving them naked.

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      7 You gave no water to the weary and you withheld food from the hungry,

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      8 though you were a powerful man, owning land— an honored man, living on it.

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      9 And you sent widows away empty-handed and broke the strength of the fatherless.

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      10 That is why snares are all around you, why sudden peril terrifies you,

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      11 why it is so dark you cannot see, and why a flood of water covers you.

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