And that still hath strength to enjoy luxuryi.
4 This is the portions of all flesh from God,
In Sheol there are nox reproaches concerning life.
(e) 41:5–13. The end of the ungodly contrasted with the honour accorded to the name of the righteous
5 An abominable offspring is the generationy of sinners,
8 hWoe unto you, ungodly men,
(a) 41:14–42:8. Moral duties enumerated under the category of shame.
(1) 41:14–15. Introduction to the section on the subject of shame
(= 2 distichs).
What is the use of either?
Than the man who hideth his wisdom.]
(16)For not every kind of shame is meet to retain,
17 cBe ashamed of a father and a mother of whoredom,
Of a prince and a rulercc of lies,
Of an assembly and a people of transgression,
Of a comrade and friend of treachery,
19 And of a place, where thou sojournest, of pridee.
To stretch out thine elbow at meat,
20b (G) To look upon a woman that is a whore,
22d (G) And after giving a gift contemn not,—
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