1 Then Zophar the Naamathite 1answered,
And a atalkative man be acquitted?
And shall you ascoff and none rebuke?
4 “For ayou have said, ‘My teaching is pure,
And bI am innocent in your eyes.’
And open His lips against you,
7 “aCan you discover the depths of God?
Can you discover the limits of the Almighty?
And broader than the sea.
Or calls an assembly, awho can restrain Him?
11 “For aHe knows false men,
And cspread out your hand to Him,
14 If iniquity is in your hand, aput it far away,
And do not let wickedness dwell in your tents;
15 “Then, indeed, you could alift up your face without moral defect,
And you would be steadfast and bnot fear.
16 “For you would aforget your trouble,
As bwaters that have passed by, you would remember it.
Darkness would be like the morning.
And you would look around and rest securely.
19 “You would alie down and none would disturb you,
20 “But the aeyes of the wicked will fail,
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