18 Then aBildad the Shuhite answered and said:
Gain understanding, and afterward we will speak.
3 Why are we counted bas beasts,
And regarded as stupid in your sight?
Shall the earth be forsaken for you?
Or shall the rock be removed from its place?
5 “The dlight of the wicked indeed goes out,
And the flame of his fire does not shine.
eAnd his lamp beside him is put out.
And fhis own counsel casts him down.
8 For ghe is cast into a net by his own feet,
And he walks into a snare.
And ha snare lays hold of him.
And a trap for him in the road.
11 iTerrors frighten him on every side,
And drive him to his feet.
And jdestruction is ready at his side.
The firstborn of death devours his 2limbs.
14 He is uprooted from kthe shelter of his tent,
And they parade him before the king of terrors.
Brimstone is scattered on his dwelling.
16 lHis roots are dried out below,
And his branch withers above.
17 mThe memory of him perishes from the earth,
And he has no name 3among the renowned.
18 4He is driven from light into darkness,
And chased out of the world.
19 nHe has neither son nor posterity among his people,
Nor any remaining in his dwellings.
As those 6in the east are frightened.
And this is the place of him who pdoes not know God.”
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