Bildad reproveth Job of presumption and impatience.
Job 18:1 Then answered Baldad the Suhite, and sayde: Job 18:2 when wyll ye make an ende of youre wordes? Marcke well, and then we wyll speake. Job 18:3 Wherfore are we counted as beastes, & reputed so vyle in youre sight? Job 18:4 He destroied him selfe with his anger? Shal the earth be forsaken, or any stone remoued out of his place because of the?
The calamities of the wicked.
Job 18:5 Yee, the light of the vngodly shall be put out? and the sparke of hys fyre shall not burne. Job 18:6 The lyght shalbe darcke in his dwelling, and his candle shalbe put out with him. Job 18:7 His presumpteous goinges are kepte in, and his awne councell shall cast him downe. Job 18:8 For his fete are taken as it were in the nett, and he is at his wittes ende. Job 18:9 His fote shalbe holden in the snare, and it shall catch them that be thyrsty of bloude. Job 18:10 The snare is layed for him in the grounde, and a pytfall in the waye. Job 18:11 Fearfulnesse shall make him afrayed on euery syde, that he shall not knowe, where to get out. Job 18:12 Honger shalbe his strength: mysfortune shall hange vpon him. Job 18:13 He shall eate the strength of his awne skynne, euen þe fyrst borne of death shall eate his strength. Job 18:14 His hope shalbe roted out of his dwellynge, very ferfulnesse shall bringe him to the kyng. Job 18:15 Other men shal dwell in his house (but shalbe none of his) and brymstone shalbe scatered vpon his habitacyon. Job 18:16 His rotes shalbe dried vp beneth, and aboue shall his braunch be cutt downe. Job 18:17 His remembraunce shall perysshe from þe earth, and he shall haue no name in the strete: Job 18:18 they shall dryue him from þe light into darcknesse, and cast him cleane out of the worlde. Job 18:19 He shall nether haue chyldren nor kynsfolckes amonge his people, no, ner eny posterite in his dwellinges. Job 18:20 They that come after hym, shalbe astonied at his daye, and they that go before, shall be afrayed. Job 18:21 Soch are now the dwellynges of the wycked, and this is the place of hym þt knoweth not God.