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Job 15

NIV 1 Then Eliphaz the Temanite replied: NIV 1 Then Eliphaz the Temanite replied: NIV 2 "Would a wise man answer with empty notions or fill his belly with the hot east wind? NIV 2 "Would a wise man answer with empty notions or fill his belly with the hot east wind? NIV 3 Would he argue with useless words, with speeches that have no value? NIV 3 Would he argue with useless words, with speeches that have no value? NIV 4 But you even undermine piety and hinder devotion to God. NIV 4 But you even undermine piety and hinder devotion to God. NIV 5 Your sin prompts your mouth; you adopt the tongue of the crafty. NIV 5 Your sin prompts your mouth; you adopt the tongue of the crafty. NIV 6 Your own mouth condemns you, not mine; your own lips testify against you. NIV 6 Your own mouth condemns you, not mine; your own lips testify against you. NIV 7 "Are you the first man ever born? Were you brought forth before the hills? NIV 7 "Are you the first man ever born? Were you brought forth before the hills? NIV 8 Do you listen in on God's council? Do you limit wisdom to yourself ? NIV 8 Do you listen in on God's council? Do you limit wisdom to yourself ? NIV 9 What do you know that we do not know? What insights do you have that we do not have? NIV 9 What do you know that we do not know? What insights do you have that we do not have? NIV 10 The gray-haired and the aged are on our side, men even older than your father. NIV 10 The gray-haired and the aged are on our side, men even older than your father. NIV 11 Are God's consolations not enough for you, words spoken gently to you? NIV 11 Are God's consolations not enough for you, words spoken gently to you? NIV 12 Why has your heart carried you away, and why do your eyes flash, NIV 12 Why has your heart carried you away, and why do your eyes flash, NIV 13 so that you vent your rage against God and pour out such words from your mouth? NIV 13 so that you vent your rage against God and pour out such words from your mouth? NIV 14 "What is man, that he could be pure, or one born of woman, that he could be righteous? NIV 14 "What is man, that he could be pure, or one born of woman, that he could be righteous? NIV 15 If God places no trust in his holy ones, if even the heavens are not pure in his eyes, NIV 15 If God places no trust in his holy ones, if even the heavens are not pure in his eyes, NIV 16 how much less man, who is vile and corrupt, who drinks up evil like water! NIV 16 how much less man, who is vile and corrupt, who drinks up evil like water! NIV 17 "Listen to me and I will explain to you; let me tell you what I have seen, NIV 17 "Listen to me and I will explain to you; let me tell you what I have seen, NIV 18 what wise men have declared, hiding nothing received from their fathers NIV 18 what wise men have declared, hiding nothing received from their fathers NIV 19 (to whom alone the land was given when no alien passed among them): NIV 19 (to whom alone the land was given when no alien passed among them): NIV 20 All his days the wicked man suffers torment, the ruthless through all the years stored up for him. NIV 20 All his days the wicked man suffers torment, the ruthless through all the years stored up for him. NIV 21 Terrifying sounds fill his ears; when all seems well, marauders attack him. NIV 21 Terrifying sounds fill his ears; when all seems well, marauders attack him. NIV 22 He despairs of escaping the darkness; he is marked for the sword. NIV 22 He despairs of escaping the darkness; he is marked for the sword. NIV 23 He wanders about--food for vultures; he knows the day of darkness is at hand. NIV 23 He wanders about--food for vultures; he knows the day of darkness is at hand. NIV 24 Distress and anguish fill him with terror; they overwhelm him, like a king poised to attack, NIV 24 Distress and anguish fill him with terror; they overwhelm him, like a king poised to attack, NIV 25 because he shakes his fist at God and vaunts himself against the Almighty, NIV 25 because he shakes his fist at God and vaunts himself against the Almighty, NIV 26 defiantly charging against him with a thick, strong shield. NIV 26 defiantly charging against him with a thick, strong shield. NIV 27 "Though his face is covered with fat and his waist bulges with flesh, NIV 27 "Though his face is covered with fat and his waist bulges with flesh, NIV 28 he will inhabit ruined towns and houses where no one lives, houses crumbling to rubble. NIV 28 he will inhabit ruined towns and houses where no one lives, houses crumbling to rubble. NIV 29 He will no longer be rich and his wealth will not endure, nor will his possessions spread over the land. NIV 29 He will no longer be rich and his wealth will not endure, nor will his possessions spread over the land. NIV 30 He will not escape the darkness; a flame will wither his shoots, and the breath of God's mouth will carry him away. NIV 30 He will not escape the darkness; a flame will wither his shoots, and the breath of God's mouth will carry him away. NIV 31 Let him not deceive himself by trusting what is worthless, for he will get nothing in return. NIV 31 Let him not deceive himself by trusting what is worthless, for he will get nothing in return. NIV 32 Before his time he will be paid in full, and his branches will not flourish. NIV 32 Before his time he will be paid in full, and his branches will not flourish. NIV 33 He will be like a vine stripped of its unripe grapes, like an olive tree shedding its blossoms. NIV 33 He will be like a vine stripped of its unripe grapes, like an olive tree shedding its blossoms. NIV 34 For the company of the godless will be barren, and fire will consume the tents of those who love bribes. NIV 34 For the company of the godless will be barren, and fire will consume the tents of those who love bribes. NIV 35 They conceive trouble and give birth to evil; their womb fashions deceit." NIV 35 They conceive trouble and give birth to evil; their womb fashions deceit."