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4 Then Eliphaz the Temanite answered and said:
Yet who can keep from speaking?
and you have astrengthened the weak hands.
and you have amade firm the feeble knees.
it touches you, and you are dismayed.
and the integrity of your ways your hope?
7 “Remember: dwho that was innocent ever perished?
Or where were the upright cut off?
8 As I have seen, those who eplow iniquity
and sow trouble reap the same.
9 By fthe breath of God they perish,
and by gthe blast of his anger they are consumed.
hthe teeth of the young lions are broken.
and the cubs of the lioness are scattered.
my ear received ithe whisper of it.
when kdeep sleep falls on men,
which made all my bones shake.
the hair of my flesh stood up.
but I could not discern its appearance.
lA form was before my eyes;
there was silence, then I heard ma voice:
Can a man be pure before his Maker?
18 Even in his servants ohe puts no trust,
and his angels he charges with error;
19 how much more those who dwell in houses of pclay,
whose foundation is in qthe dust,
20 Between smorning and evening they are beaten to pieces;
they perish forever twithout anyone regarding it.
udo they not die, and that without wisdom?’
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