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Jody Reply to Eliphaz.

JOB, VII.

He reproveth his friends. erafty, so that their hands cannot per B. C. 1520. be sheived from his friend; but he for form their 1 enterprise.

saketh the fear of the Almighty. 18 He a taketh the wise in their own for,anuthing! 15 Mv brethren have dealt deceitful craftiuess: and the counsel of the fro-la 1Co.3.19.11 as a brook, and as the stream of ward is carried headlong.

0 Ps.38.11. brooks they pass away; 14 They 2 meet with darkness in the Por,run intol 16 Which are blackish by reason of the day-time, and grope in the noon-day as Is.59.10. lice, and wherein the snow is hid: in the night.

Am.8.9. 17 What time they wax warm, they 15 But he saveth the poor from the c Ps.107.41. vanish : 3 when it is 4 hot, they are 5 consword, from their mouth, and from the 3 are cut off. sumed out of their place. hand of the mighty.

* in the heat | 18 The paths of their way are turned 16 So the poor bath hope, and iniquity thereof. aside; they go to nothing, and perish. stoppeth her mouth.

5 extin. 19 The troops of Tema e looked, the 17 'Behold, happy d is the man whom guished. companies of Sheba waited for them. God correcteth; therefore despise pot d He. 12.5. 20 They were confounded because they thou the chastening of the Almighty : Ja. 1.12. had hoped ; they came thither, and were 18 Forf he mastih sore, and bindeth up;le Ge. 25.15.

ashamed.
he woundeth, and his hands make whole. f De.32.39. 21 For now 6 ye are 7 nothing; ye see

19 He shall deliver thee in six troubles lg Ps.91. my casting down, and are afraid.
vea, in seven there shall no eviltouch thee. 6 or, ye are 22 Did I say, Bring unto me? or, Give

20 in famige h he shall redeem theel like to it, a reward for me of your substance ?
from death; and in war from the 8 power! or, them. 23 Or, Deliver me from the enemy's
of the sword.

7 not.

hand ? or, Redeem me from the hand of
21 Thou shalt be hid 9 from the scourget Ps.37.19. the mighty ?
of the tongue; i neither shalt thou be 8 hands. | 24 Teach me, and I will hold my tongue;
afraid of destruction when it cometh. 9 or, when and cause me to understand wherein I

22 At destruction and famine thou shalt the tongue have erred.
laugh: neither shalt thou be afraid of scorergerh. 25 How forcible j are right words! but
the teasts of the earth.

i Ps.31.20. what doth your arguing reprove ?
23 For thou shalt be in league with the Ec. 12.11. | 26 Do ye imagine to prove words,
stones of the field; and the beasts k of k Is.11.9. and the speeches of one that is desperate
the field shall be at peace with thee. 11 or, that which are as wind ?

24 And thou shalt know 1 that thy taber peace is thyl 27 Yea, ye 2 overwhelm the fatherless,
nacle shall be in peace; and thou shalt tabernacle. and ye diz a pit for your friend.
visit thy habitation, and shalt not 3 sin. 2 cause to 28 Now, therefore, be content; look upon

25 Thou shalt know also that thy seed! fall upon. me : for it is 4 evident unto you it I lie.
shall be 5 great, and thy offspring as the 3 or, err. 29 Return, I pray you, let it not be
grass of the earth.

* before iniquity; yea, return again, my righte26 Thou shalt come to thy grave in all your face. Tousness is in 6 it. fuil age, I like as a shock of corn 7 com 5 or, niuch. 30 Is there iniquity in my tongue ? can eth in in his season.

15 i.e. this not my s taste discern perverse things? 27 Lo tbis, we have searched m it, so it matter.

CHAP. VII. is ; hear it,& know hou it for 9 thy good. Pr.9.11. ITS there not 1 an appointed n time to CHAP. VI.

7 ascenduth. man upon earth ? are not his days also DUT Job answered and said,

8 palate. like the days of an hireling? D 2 Oh that my grief were thoroughly m Pr. 2.3-5. 2 As a servant 2 earucstly desireth the weighed, and my calamity 3 laid in the 9 thyself, shadow, and as an hireling looketh for balances together!

Pr.9.12. the reward of his work ; 3 For now it would be heavier than the 1 or, warfare 3 So am I made to possess months of Band o of the sea : therefore 4 my wordsin c.14.5,14. vanity, and wearisonne nights P are apare swallowed up.

yapeth, after pointed to me. 4 For the arrows of the Almighty are 3 lifted up. 194 When q I lie down, I say, When shall within me, the poison whereof drinkotho Pr.27.3. I arise, and the 5 bigbt be gone? and I up my spirit : the terrors of God do + i.e. I want am full of tossings to and fro unto the set themselves in array against me. I words to Car- dawning of the day.

5 Doth the wild ass bray 6 when he hath pressmu griefl 5 MW tlesh is clothed with worms and
grass ? or loweth the ox over his fodder ? Ps. 77.4. clods of dust ; my skin is broken, and

6 Can that which is unsavoury be eaten p Ps.6.6. become loathsome.
without salt? or is there any taste in the De.28.67. 6 My days are swifter than a weaver's
white of an egg?

5 evening be shuttle, and are spent without hope.
7 The things that my soul refused to measured. 7 O remember that my life is wind:
touca are as my sorrowful meat.

r Ps.89.15, 16. mine s eyes shall 7 no more 8 see good. 8 Oh that I might have my request; 6 at grass. 8 The tye of him that hath seen me and that God would grant me the thing & Ge.42.36. sball sce me no more : thine eyes are upthat I long for;

7 not roturn, on me, and 2 I am not. O Even that 't it would please God to 18 to see, i.e. 19 As the cloud is consumed and vanishdestroy me; that he would let loose his to enjoy. leth a way; so he that goeth down to the hand, and cut me off!

I my expec. grave shall come up no more, 10 Then should I yet have comfort ; tation.

He v shall return no more to his house, yea, I would barden Kyself in sorrow : 2;.e.I can live neithersball his place knowhimanymore. let him not spare ; for u I have not con no longer. 11 Therefore I will not refrain my cealed the words of the Holy w One. Ki.19.4. mouth; I will speak in the anguish of

1 What is my strength, that I should Jon. 4.3.3. ny spirit; I will complain in the bitter
hope ? and what is mine end, that llu Ps.40.9. ness of my soul.
should prolong my life?

Ac.20.20.27. 12 Am la sea, or a whale, that thou
12 ls my strengtil the strength of stones?! Ps.49.12, 14. settest a watch over me?
or is my flesh 3 of brasi?

w Is.57.15. 13 When I say, My bed shall comfort 13 Is not my help in me? and is wisdom 3 brazen. me, my couch shall ease my complaint ; driven quite from me?

14 melleth. 14 Then thou scarest me with dreams, 14 To him that is afflicted a pity shouldl. He. 13.3. Jand terr fiest me through visions :

The Address of Bildad.

JOB, X.

The Replay of Job. 15 So that my soul chooseth strangling, B. C. 1520. not answer him one of a thousand. and death rather than my 1 life.

14 Hea is wise in heart, and mighty in 16 I b loathe it : I would not live alway:1 bones. strength : who hath hardened rinnsell let me alone ; for my da) are vanity. a Jude 24,25. against him, and hath prospered ?

17 What cis man, that thou shouldest b c. 10.1,20. | 5 Which removeth the mountains, and magnify him ? and that thou shouldest c Ps.8.4. they know not; which overturneth them. set ihine heart upon him?

Jin his anger; 18 And that thou shouldest visit him d He. 12.26. 6 Which d shaketh the earth out of her every morning, & try him every moment? e Jos. 10.12. place, and the pillars thereof tremble:

19 How long wilt thou not depart from f Ps. 104.2,3. 17 Which commandeth the sun, e and it me, nor let me alone till I swallow down Is.40.22-26. riseth not, and sealeth up the stars ; my spittle ?

1g Ps.80.4. | 8 Which alone spreadeth out the f hea. 20 I have sinned ; g what shall I do unto h Mat.14.25. vens, and treadeth h upon the 2 waves of thee, O thou Preserver i of men ? why 2 heights. the sea ; hast thou set me as a mark , against thee, i Ps.36.6. 91Vhich k maketh 3 Arcturus, Orion,and so that I am a burden tr mysell?

La.3.12. Pleiades, and the chambers of the south; 21 And why dost thou not pardon my k Am.5.8. | 10 Which doeth great things past finding transzression, & take away i mine iniquity? 3 Ash, Casil, out; yea, and wonders without number. for now shall I sleepin the dust;&thoushalt and Cimah. 11 Lohe goeth by me, and I see him not: Beek me in the morning.but Imshall notbc.1 M.1.18,19. he passeth on also, but I perceive him not. CHAP. VIII.

1Jno. 1.9. | 12 Behold, he taketh away, who can VEN answered Bildad the Shuhite, m Ps. 103.15. hinder 4 him ? who n will say unto him, 1 and said,

4 turn him What doest thou? 2How long wilt thou speak thesethings? away? 13 If God will not withdraw his anger, an l how long shall the words of thy c.11.10. the 5 proud helpers do stoop under him. mouth be like a strong wind ?

n D2.4.35. | 14 How much less shall I ansv'er him,& 3 Doth o God pervert judgment? or 5 helpers of choose out my words to reason with him? doth the Almighty pervert justice? I pride, or, 15 Whom, though I were righteous, yet

4 If thy children have sinned against strength would I not answer, but p I would make him, and he have cast them away 6 for o De 32.4. supplication to my judge. their transgression;

2Ch.19.7. 116 If I had called, and he had answered 51fathou wouldest seek untoGod betimes, 1 c.31.12, 17. me, yet would I not believe that he had &make thy supplication to the Almighty; P3.89.14. hearkened urto my voice.

6 If thou wert pure &upright; surely now Da.9.14. 17 For he breaketh me with a tempest, he would awake for thee, & make the ha-R3.3.5,6. & multiplieth my wounds without cause. bitation of thy righteousness prosperous. p c.34.31. 19 He will not suifer me to take my

7 Though thy beginning was small, yet in the hand breath, but filleth me with bitterness. thy latter end should greatly increase of their. 19 If I speak of strength, lo, he is strong:

8 For inquire, I pray thee, of the former q c.11.13. and if of judgment, who shall set me a age, and prepare thyself to the search of| 22.23,&c. time to plead? their fathers :

7 Ps.39.5. 20 If I justify myself, mine own mouth 9 (For wer are but of yesterday, and i not. shall condemn me: if I say, I am perfect, now nothing, because our days upon s ICh.29.15. it shall also prove me perverse. earth are a s shadow :)

i Eze.21.3. 21 Though I were perfect,yet would I not 10 Shall not they teach thee, and tell u Ps.129.6. know my soul : I would despise my life. shee, and utter words out of their heart?Mat.13.20. 22 This is one thing, therefore I said it,

u Can the rush grow up without mire ? v c.11.20. Het destroveth the perfect & the wicked. can the flag grow without water?

27.8. 23 If the scourge slay suddenly, he will 12 Whilst u it is yet in his greenness, Pr.10.28. laugh at the trial of the innocent. and not cut down, it withereth before 8 house, | 24 The earth is given into the hand of any other herb.

| Is.59.5,6. the wicked : he covereth the faces of the 13 So are the paths of all that forget God;!9 ships of de-judges thereof; if not, where, who is bei and the hypocrite's hope u shall perish: sire,or, ships 25 Now my days are swifter than a

14 Whose hope shall be cut off, and of Ebeh. Tpost: they fee a way, they see no good. whose trust shall be a spider's 8 web. w Mat.7.26. 26 They are passed away as the 9 swift

15 He shall lean upon his house, but r Je.2.22. ships; as the eaglethat hasteth to the prey. it i shall not stand: he shall hold it fast, y Ps.37.36. | 27 If I say, I will forget my complaint but it shall not endure.

i make me to I will leave off my heaviness, and com15 He is green before the sun, and his be abhorred. fort myself ; branch shooteth forth in his garden. 2 Mat.3.9. | 28 I am afraid of all my sorrows, I know

17 His roots are wrapped about the a Ps.94.14. that thou wilt not hold me innocent. heap, and seeth the place of stones. 2 take the 29 If I be picked, why then labour I in

18 If he destroy him from his place,l ungodly by vain ? then it shall deny him, saying, I y have the hand. 30 If I wash myself with snow water not seen thee.

3 one that and make my hands never so clean; 19 Behold, this is the joy of his way, shouldargue 3i Yet shalt thou plunge me inthe ditch, and out of the earth shall others z grow. | 4 or, umpire. land mine own clothes shall abhor me.

20 Behold, God a will not cast a way a 5 shouting 32 For he is not a man, as I ain, that perfect man, neither will be ? help the for joy should answer him, and we should come evil doers;

o Ps. 106.23. together in judgment. 21 Till he fill thy mouth with laughing, c Ps. 132.18. 33 Neither is there 3 any 4 days-maa and thy lips with 5 rejoicing.

Td I's 39.10. betwixt bus, that might lay his hand up 22 They that hate thee shall be clothed 6 not be on us both. with c shame; and the dwelling place 7 I am not sol 34 Let him take d his rod a way froir of the wicked shall 6 come to nought. with myself.me, and let not his fear terrily me; CHAP. IX.

e Ps.143.2. 35 Then would I speak, and not fear TIHEN Job answered and said,

No.3.20. bim : but 1 it is not so with me. L 2 I know it is so of a truth : bui e sor, before.

CHAP. X. bow should man be just with God? 9 or, cut off INTY soul is 2 weary of my life: I will 3 If he will contend with him, he can. while I live. I leave my complaint upon myselly .

The Address of Zopha.

JOB, XII.

The Reply of Job. will speak in the bitterness of my soul. B. C. 1520. 8 It is 1 as high as heaven; what canst 2 I will say unto God, Do not a con

thou do ? deeper than hell; what canst demn me; shew me wherefore thou 1 the heights thou know? opterdest with me.

l of heaven. | 9 The measure thereof is longer than 3 Is it good unto thee that thou shouldest a Ps.143.2. the earth, and broader than the sea. oppress, that thou shouldest despise the Ro.8.1. | 10 If che 3 cut off, and shut up, or gather work of thine hands, and shine upon 6 La.5.16,17. together, then who can + hinder him? the co insel of the wicked ?

2 labour. | 11 For e he knoweth vain men: he seeth A Hast thou eyes of flesh ? or d seest c Re.3.7. wickedness also. will he not then con thou as man seeth?

3 or, make a sider it? 5 Are thy days as the days of man? are change. 12 For 5 vain man would be wise, thought thy years as man's days,

4 turn him man be born like a wild ass's colt." 6 Ithat thou inquirest after mine ini. away? 13 If thou prepare h thine heart, and quity, and searchest g after my sin ? d 1Sa. 16.7. stretch out thy bands toward him;

hou 6 knowest i that I am not wick. e Ps.10.14. 14 If iniquity be in thine hand, put it ed; and there is none that can deliver 5 empty. far away, and let not wickedness dwell out of thine hand.

f Jno.2.24,25. in j thy tabernacles. 8 Thine hands 7 have made me, & fash- g Ps.10.15. 15 For then shalt thou lift up thy face joneid me together round about ; yet thou h Sa.7.3. without spot; yea, thou shalt be stedfast, dost destroy me.

6It isupon thy and shall not fear: 9 Remember, I beseech thee, that thou knowledge. 16 Because thou shalt forget thy misery, hast made me as the clay ; k and wilt i Jno.21.17. 18. remember it as waters that pass away: thou bring me into dust again?

i took pains 17 And thine age shall 8 be clearer than 10 Hast thou not poured me out as milk, about me. the noon-day; thou shalt shine I forth, and cordled me like cheese?

Ps.101.3. thou shalt be as the morning, 11 Thou m hast clothed me with skin k Je.18.6. 19 And thou shalt be secure, because and flesh, and hast 9 fenced me with Ro.9.21. there is hope, yea, thou shalt dig about bones and sinews.

8 arise above thee, & thou shalt take thy rest in safety. 12Thou hast granted me life and favour, thenoon-daul 19 Also thou shalt lie down, and none & thy visitation hath preserved my spirit. 1 Pr.4.18. shall make thee afraid; yea, many 1 shall

13 And these things hast thou hid in Is.58.8, 10. make suit unto thee. bine heart: I know that this is with thee, m Ps.139.13. 20 But the eyes n of thewicked shall fail,

14 If I sin, then thou markest me, & thou 9 hedged, and they shall not escape,& their o hops wilt not acquit me from mine iniquity. 1 intreat thy shall be as 3 the giving up of the ghost. 15 If I be wicked, woe p unto me; and face.

CHAP. XII. if I ha righteous, vet will I not lift up my Ps.45.12. LAND Job answered and said, head. Iam full of confusion; therefore n De.28.65. A 2 No doubt but ye are the people, see thou mine affliction ;

2 flight shall and wisdom shall die with you. 16 For it increaseth. Thou huntest me 'per is from! 3 But I have 4 understanding as well as as a fierce lion ; 9 and again thou shew- them. you; I am s not inferior to you : yea, est thyself marvellous upon me.

To Pr.11.7. who 7 knoweth not such things as these ? 17 Thou renesest thy switnesses against p Is.6.5. 4 I am as one mocked of his neighbour, me, and increasest thine indignation up-3 or,a puff ofl who calleth upon God, and he answereta on me; changes and war are against me. breath. himr: the just upright man is laughed to

18 Wherefore then hast thou brought mrla La.3.10. scorn. forth out of the womb? Ohr that Ihad giv- Hos. 13.7,8. | 5 He that is ready to slip with his feet en up the ghost, and no eye had seen me! 4 an leart. is asa lamp despised in the thought of him

19 I should have been as though I had fall not low-that is at eas). not been ; I should have been carried er than you. 6 The tabernacles of robbers s prosper, from the womb to the grave.

6 that is, and they that provoke God are secure; in. 20 Are not my days few ? t cease then, plagues. to whose hand God bringeth abundantly, and let me alone, that I may take com 7 with whom 7 But ask now the beasts, and they shall fort a little,

are not such teach thee; and the fowls of the air, and 21 Before I co whence I shall no: re-l as these ? they shall tell thee : turn, even to the land u of darkness and r с.3.11. 1 8 Or speak to the earth, and it shall the u shadow of death;

. Ps.73.12,&c. teach thee; and the fishes of the sea sball 22 A land of darkness, as darkness itself: Je.12.1,&c. Ideclare unto thee. and of the shadow of death, without any t Ps.39.5, 13. 9 Who knoweth not in all these that be order, and where the light 18 as darkness. u Ps.88.12. hand of the LORD hath wrought this? CHAP. XI..

v Ps.23.4. 10 In whose hand is the 9 soul of every WHEN answered Zophar the Naa- 18 or, lise. living thing, and the breath of all manmathite, and said,

flesh of man kind. 2 Should not the multitude of words bel

| 11 Doth not the ear try words ? and the w answered ? and should a man 2 full of 1 palate. mouth 1 taste his meat ? talk be justified ?

w Pr.10.19. | 12 With the ancient is wisdom; and 3 Should thy 3 lies make men hold their 2 of lips. in length of days understanding. peace ? and when thou mockest, shall no . c.32.7. | 13 With 4 him is wisdom and strengths man make thee ashamed ?

13 or, devices. The hath counsel y and understanding. 4 For z thou hast said, My doctrine is 4 i. e. God. 14 Behold, he breaketh down, and it pure, and I am clean in thine eyes. Ty Pr.8.14. cannot be built again; he shutteth 5 up a

6 But oh that God would speak, and z c.6.30. man, and there can be no opening. open his lips against thee;

10.7 15 Behold, he withholdeth the waters, 6. And that he would shew thee the 5 upon. and they dry up; also he sendeth them secrets of wisdom, that they are double

out, and they overturn the earth. to that which is ! Know, therefore, that

16 With him is strength and wisdom: God exacteth of thee less than thine ini.Ja Eze.14.9. the deceived a and the deceiver are his. quity deserveth.

10 Ezr.9.13. | 17 He leadeth counsellors away spoiled, 7 Canst thou by searching d find out c Is.19.13. and maketh the judges c fools.. God? canst thou find out the Almighty d Is.40.28. 18 He looseth the bond of kings, and unt perfection ?

Ro.11.33. lgirdeth their loins with a girdle

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JOV's Confidence in God.

JOB, XV. ( Man's frailty and mortality. 19 He a leadeth princes away spoiled, B. C. 1520. 1 27 Thou puttest my feet also in the and overthroweth the mighty.

stocks, band i lookest narrowly unto all 20 He removeth c away the speech of a Is.45.1. my paths; thou settest a print upon the the trusty, and taketh a way the under-bc.33.11. heels 3 of my feet. standing of the aged.

11 observest. | 28 And he, as a rotten thing, consumoth, 21 He e poureth coutempt upon princes, Ic Is.3.1-3. as a garrent that is moth-eaten. and 4 weakerreth the strength of the lip of the

CHAP. XIV. mighty.

faithful. IMAN that is born of a woman, is 5 of 22 He discovereth f deep things out of 3 700ts. 11 few days, and full of trouble. darkness, and bringeth out to light the e Da.2.21,22 2 He k cometh forth like a flower, and shadow g of death.

14 or, loosest is cut down : he flecth also as a shadow, 23 He increaseth i the nations, and de- the girdle of and continueth not. stroyeth them; he enlargeth the nations, the strong. | 3 And m dost thou open thine eyes upon and 6 straiteneth them again.

If ICo.4.5. such an one, and bringest n me into judg. 24 He taketh away the heart 1 of the 5 short of. ment with thee? chief of the people of the earth, and g c.34.22. 4 Who 7 can bring a clean o thing out causeth then to wander in a wildernessh Ec.2.23. of an unclean ? not one. where there is no way.

i Ps.107.38. | 5 Seeing his days are determined, the 25 They grope p in the dark without k Ps.90.5-10. number of his months are with thee, thon ight, ani he maketh them to 8 stagger leadeth in. hast appointed g bis bounds that he can ike a drunken man.

Da.4.16,33. not pass;
CHAP. XIII.

m Ps 144.3. 1 6 Turn from him, that he may rest, To, mine eye hath seen all thrs, minen Ps.143.2. till he shall accomplish, as an hireling, L ear hath heard and understood it. 7 will give his day.

2 What ve know, the same do I knowo Ps.51.2,10. 7 For there is hope of a tree, if it be cut also; I am not inferior unto you

Jno.3.6. down, that it will sprout again, and that 3 Surely I would speak to the Almigh-p De.28.29. the tender branch thereof will not cease. ty, r and I desire to reasons with God. 8 wander. 18 Though the root thereof wax old in

4 But ye are furgers of lies, ye are all ver.14. the earth, and the stock thereof die in physicians of no t value.

He.9.27.

the ground; 50h that ye would altogether hold your occase. 9 Yet through the scent of water, it will peace ! and u it should be your wisdom. Ir c.23.3. bud, and bring forth boughs like a plant.

6 Hear now my reasoning, and hearken 31.35. | 10 But man dieth, and I wasteth a way : to the pleadings of my lips.

& Is. 1.18.

yea, man giveth up the ghost, and wbere 7 Will ye speak wickedly w for God?! Mi.6.2,&c. is he. and talk deceitfully x for him?

| 11 As the waters fail from the sea, and 8 Will ye accept his person? will yesu Pr.17.28. the flood decayeth and drieth up: contend for God?

| Am.5.13. 12 So man lieth down, and riseth not: 9 Is it good that he should search you is weakened, till the heavensybe no more, they shall not out? or as one man mocketh another, door, cut off. lawake nor be raised out of their sleep. ye so mock z him?

wc.32.21,22. 13 Oh that thou wouldest hide me in the 10 He will surely reprove you, if ye do < 2Co.4.2. grave, that thou wouldest keep me secret, secretly accept a persons.

y Ps.102.26. until thy wrath be past, that thou wouldest 11 Shall noi bie excellency make you Is.51.6. appoint me a set time,and remember me! afraid ? b and big dread fall upon you ? 4 2Pe.3.10,11. 14 If a man die, shall che live again?

12 Your remenibrances are like unto Re. 20.11. all the days of my appointed time will I ashes, your bodies to bodies of clay. z Ga.6.7. wait, till my changed come.

13 Hold 2 your peace, let me alone that I a Ps.82.1,2. 15 Thou shalt call, and I will answer may speak; & lei come on me what will. b Je.5.22. thee: thou wilt have a desire to the work

14 Wherefore do I take my flesh in my 10.7,10. of thine hands. teeth, and put my life in my hand ? clTh.4.14-16. 16 For e now thou numberest my steps:

15 Though f he slayme, yet will I trust diCo.15.51-54 dost thou not watch over my sin ? in him; but I will 3 maintain mine own 2 be silent 17 My transgression is sealed up in a ways before him.

|from me. bag, and thou sewest up,mine iniquity. 16 He also shall be my salvation; g for e Pr.5.21. 18 And surely, the mountain falling an hypocrite hshall not come before him. f Ps.23.4. cometh 4 to nought, aud the rock is re

17 Hear diligently my speech, and my! Pr. 14.32. moved out of his place. declaration with your ears.

13 prove, or, | 19 The waters wear the stones : thou 18 Behold now, I have ordered myl argue washest 5 a way the things which grow cause; I know that I shall be justified. Ps.27.1. out of the dust of the earth; and thou do 19 Who i is he that will plead with me? h Is.33.14. stroyest the hope of man. for now, if I hold my tongue, I shall give - fadeth. | 20 Thou prevailest for ever against him, up the ghost.

5 over flowest and he passeth: thou changest his coun20 Only do not two things unto me :) i Is.50.8. tenance, and sendest him away. then will I not hide myself from thee. Ro.8.33,34. 21 His sons come to honour, and he

21 Withdraw k thine hand far from ine: k Ps.39.10. knoweth it not; and they are brought and let not thy dread make me afraid.

low, but he perceiveth it not of them. 22 Then call I thou, and I will answer : 1 c.38.3. 22But his flesh upon him shall have pain, or let me speak, and answer thou me. m c.34.32. and his soul within him shall mouru. 23 How many are mine iniquities andl Jno.16.8.9.

CHAP. XV. sins ? make me to know m my transgresn Ps.102.2. TWHEN answered Eliphaz the Tema sion and my sin.

6 knowledge u nite, and said, 24 Wherefore hidest n thou thy face, of wind. 2 Should a wise man utter 6 vain know and holdest me for thine enemy? To La.2.5. ledge, & fill his belly with the east wind?

25 Wilt tho, break p a leaf driven to & p Is.42.3. 3 Should he reason with unprofitable fro ? and wilt thou pursue the dry stubble? 9 1T1.6.4,5. talk ? qor with speeches wherewith he

26 For thou writest bitter things against makest void. can do no good ? me, and makest me to possess the iniqui. Ps.25.7. 14 Yea, thou 7 castest off fear, and re ties of my youth.

18 or, speech. strainest & prayer before Gode

Eliphaz reproveth Job.

JOB, XVII.

Job Lemoans kis calanuties, 5 For thy mouth. uttereth thine iniquity, B. C. 1520.

CHAP. XVI. and thou choosest the tongue of the crafty

EN Job answered and said, 6 Tuine a own mouth condemneth thee, 1 teacheth. 1 I have heard many such things. and no: I; yea, thinc own lips testity 9 or, trouble. miserablel comforters are ye all. against thee.

some.

| 3 Shall 3 vain ord's have an end? orwhat i wart thou the first man that was bora? a Lu.19.22. emboideneth thee that thou answerest? of wast thou made before c the hills ? b c.13.4. 4 I also could speak as ye do: if your

S Hast d thou heard the secret of God? 3 words of soul were in my soul's sted, I could heap and dost thou restrain wisdom to thysell? wind, up words against you, and shake & mine

S Whatskpowest thou that we know not? c. 15.2. lead at you. what understaudest thou which snot in us? c Is.90 2. 15 But I would strengthen you with my

10 With us are both the gray-headed ; & Pr.8.25. mouth, h & the loving of my lips should very aged men,mucheider than thyfather. d Ro.11.34. assuaze your grief.

11 Are the consolations of God small with iCo 2.11. | 6 Though I spcak, my grief is not as. thee? is there any secre! thing with thee? e Ps. 22.7. suaged ; and though I forbear, what i am

13 Why doh thine heart carry thee f c.13.2. li esed? away ? and what do thine eyes wink at, 8 c.32.6-9. | 7 But now he hath made me weary: thou

13 That thou turnest thy spirit against h I'r.27.9. has made desolate all my company. God, i and lettest such words go out of goeth from 8 And thou hast filled me with k wrintry mouth?

me?

kies, which is a witness against me; and 11 What I is man, that he should be i Ma.3.t3. mv leans rising up in me beareth wit clean ? and he which is bore of a woman, kEp.5.27. 1*es to my face. that he should be righteous ?

12 Ps. 14.3. 9 He teareth m me in his wrath avho 15 Bebold, he putieth no trust in his Pr.20.9. Thateth me: le gnasheth upon me with saints ; yea, the heaveus n are pot clean. Ep.2 3. his teeth; inine enemy u sharpeneth his in his sight:

10.1..10. eyes upon me. 16 How much more abominable and im c.10.16,17. 10 They have gaped upon me with their fitiy qis nau, which drinketh r iniquity n c.25.5. mouth; they haiesmitien p me upon the like water!

Jo c.13.24. chou reproachfully; they lave: 52. 17 I will shew thee, hear me, and that p La.3.30. thered thensuses together against me. which I have seen I will declare; q Ps.53.3. Il God thath 5 delivered me to the u

18 Which wise men have told from r с.20.12. godly, and turned me over into the hands their fathers, and have not hid it :

Pr. 19.28. of the wicked. 19 Unto whom u alone the earth was s Ps.35.15. | 12 I was at ease, but he hath broken me given, anl po stranger upassed among (c.1.15,17. asunder: he hath also taken me by my them.

15 shut ine up.neck, and shaken me to pieces, and set me 20 The wicked man travaileth ro with u De.32.8. x up for his mark. pain ail his days, and the nuu.ber y of u Joel 3.17. 13 His archers compass me round about; Tears is hidden to the oppressor.

w Ec.9.3. he cleaveth my rems asunder, and doth 21 A & Jreadful sound is z in his ears: c.7 20. not spare; he poureth out my gall cpon in prosperity a the destroyer shall come y Ps.90.12. the ground upon him.

16 A sound of 14 He breaketh me with breach upon 22 He believeth not that he shall return fears. breach; the runneth upon me like a giant. out of darkness, and he is waited for of|2 Le. 26.36. | 15 I have sewed sackcloth upon my the sword.

Ja 1 Th.5 3. skin, and defiled my horn in the c dust. 23 He wandereth abroad for bread, say. Ps.42.7. 16 My face is foul with weeping, and inc. Where is it? he knoweth that the c c.30.19. on my eyelids is the shadow of death : day of darkness is ready at his hand. d Ps.44.17-21.] 17 Not d for any injustice in mine hands:

24 Trouble and anguish shall make him e Ps.66.18, 19. also my prayer e is pure. a raid; they shall prevail against him, as fls. 27.4. | 16 carth, cover not thou my blood, a kiog ready to the battle.

17 in the high and let my cry have no place. 25 Forf he stretcheth out his hand against places, 19 Also now, behold, my witness is in God, and strengtheneth himself against gl Ep.1.3. heaven, and my record is 7 on high. the Almighty.

lg c.9.4. | 20 My friends 8 scorn me; but mine 26 Ile runneth upon him, even on his 8 are my eye poureth out tears unto God. Deck up on the thick basses of his buckiers: scorners. 21 Ohh that one right plead for a man

27 Because i he covereth his face with h Ro.9.20. with God, as a man pleadeth for his his fatness, and maketh collops of fat on i Ps.73.7,&c. neighbour ! his flanks.

sor, friend. | 22 When 1 a few years are come, then I 28 And he dwelleth in desolate cities, 1 years of shall gok thewaywhence shall not return. and in houses which no man inhabiteth, l number,

CAP. XVII. which are ready to become heals.

Ec.12.5. M Y 2 breath is corrupt, my days are 23 He shall not be rich, neither shall his br, spirit 11 extinct, the gravesl are readyfor me. sa stau ce continue, neitlier shall he pro is spent. 1 2 Are there not mockers with me? and long the perfection thereof upon the earth. Ps.95.3,4. doth not mine eye 3 contince in their

30 He shall not d part out of darkness : 3 lodge. provocation ? The fune shall dryup his branches, and by m ls.59.4. 3 Lay down now, put me in a surety the breath of his mouth shallhe go away. n Pr.G.1. with thee; who is he that will strike

31 Let not him that is deceived trust m inl' or, cut off hands n with me? vanity; forvanily shall be his recompense. Io Ps.55.23. 4 For thou hast hid their heart from

32 It shall be accomplished before o bis p Ps. 12.3. understanding : therefore shalt thou nol time, and his branch shall not be green. lg c. 27.8. exalt them.

33 He shall shake off his unripe grape Is.33.14. | 5He that speaketh flattery pto his friends as the vine, and shall cast off his flower Sor, before even the eyes of cis children shail fail. as the olive.

them.

6 He hath made me also a by-word of 34 For the congregation of g bypocrites I Am.5.11,12. the people, & aforetime I was as a tabret. shall be desolate, and fire shall consume 6 or, thoughts. 7 Mine eve also is dim by reason of sor. the tabernacles of r bribery.

s Hos. 10.13. row,& all my members are as a shadow. 35 Theys conceive mischief,&bring forth Ga.6.7,& | & Upright men shall be astonied at this, vanity, and their belly prepareth decsit. or,iniquity, and the innocent shall stir up himself

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