Job 18

Book of Job - Chapter 18

Job 18:1

Then Bildad the Shuhite answered,

Job 18:2

"How long will you hunt for words? Consider, and afterwards we will speak.

Job 18:3

Why are we counted as animals, which have become unclean in your sight?

Job 18:4

You who tear yourself in your anger, shall the earth be forsaken for you? Or shall the rock be removed out of its place?

Job 18:5

"Yes, the light of the wicked shall be put out, The spark of his fire shall not shine.

Job 18:6

The light shall be dark in his tent. His lamp above him shall be put out.

Job 18:7

The steps of his strength shall be shortened. His own counsel shall cast him down.

Job 18:8

For he is cast into a net by his own feet, and he wanders into its mesh.

Job 18:9

A snare will take him by the heel. A trap will catch him.

Job 18:10

A noose is hidden for him in the ground, a trap for him in the way.

Job 18:11

Terrors shall make him afraid on every side, and shall chase him at his heels.

Job 18:12

His strength shall be famished. Calamity shall be ready at his side.

Job 18:13

The members of his body shall be devoured. The firstborn of death shall devour his members.

Job 18:14

He shall be rooted out of his tent where he trusts. He shall be brought to the king of terrors.

Job 18:15

There shall dwell in his tent that which is none of his. Sulfur shall be scattered on his habitation.

Job 18:16

His roots shall be dried up beneath. Above shall his branch be cut off.

Job 18:17

His memory shall perish from the earth. He shall have no name in the street.

Job 18:18

He shall be driven from light into darkness, and chased out of the world.

Job 18:19

He shall have neither son nor grandson among his people, nor any remaining where he lived.

Job 18:20

Those who come after shall be astonished at his day, as those who went before were frightened.

Job 18:21

Surely such are the dwellings of the unrighteous. This is the place of him who doesn't know God."