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1 Eliphaz of Teman spoke next. He said:
Job 2:11  Job 42:7  Job 4:1  Job 22:1  Job 42:9 

2 Does anyone wise respond with windy arguments, or feed on an east wind?
Job 6:26  Hos 12:1  Job 8:2  Jas 3:13  Job 11:2-3  Job 13:2 

3 Or make a defence with ineffectual words and speeches good for nothing?
1Tim 6:4-5  Col 4:6  Job 13:4-5  Job 16:2-3  Job 26:1-3  Mal 3:13-15  Matt 12:36-37 

4 You do worse: you suppress reverence, you discredit discussion before God.
1Chr 10:13-14  Amos 6:10  Gal 2:21  Hos 7:14  Job 4:5-6  Job 5:8  Job 6:14 

5 Your very fault incites you to speak like this, hence you adopt this language of cunning.
Jas 1:26  Jas 3:5-8  Jer 9:3-5  Jer 9:8  Job 5:13  Job 9:22-24  Job 12:6 

6 Your own mouth condemns you, and not I; your own lips bear witness against you.
Luke 19:22  Job 9:20  Matt 12:37  Job 33:8-12  Job 34:5-9  Job 35:2-3  Job 40:8 

7 Are you the first-born of the human race, brought into the world before the hills?
Ps 90:2  Job 38:4-41  Prov 8:22-25  Gen 4:1  Job 12:12  Job 15:10 

8 Have you been a listener at God's council, or established a monopoly of wisdom?
Rom 11:34  Jer 23:18  1Cor 2:9-11  1Cor 2:16  Amos 3:7  Deut 29:29  Job 11:6 

9 What knowledge do you have that we have not, what understanding that is not ours too?
Job 13:2  2Cor 10:7  2Cor 11:5  2Cor 11:21-30  Job 12:3  Job 26:3-4 

10 One of us is an old, grey-headed man loaded with more years than your father!
Job 32:6-7  Deut 32:7  Job 8:8-10  Job 12:12  Job 12:20  Prov 16:31 

11 Can you ignore these divine consolations and the moderate tone of our words?
1Kgs 22:24  2Cor 1:3-5  2Cor 7:6  Job 5:8-26  Job 11:13-19  Job 13:2  Job 15:8 

12 How passion carries you away! And how you roll your eyes,
Acts 5:3-4  Acts 8:22  Eccl 11:9  Jas 1:14-15  Job 11:13  Job 17:2  Mark 7:21-22 

13 when you vent your anger on God and speeches come tripping off your tongue!
Jas 1:26  Jas 3:2-6  Job 9:4  Job 10:3  Job 12:6  Job 15:25-27  Mal 3:13 

14 How can anyone be pure, anyone born of woman be upright?
Eccl 7:20  Job 14:4  Prov 20:9  Job 25:4-6  1Kgs 8:46  Ps 14:3  1John 1:8-10 

15 God cannot rely even on his holy ones, to him, even the heavens seem impure.
Job 25:5  Job 4:18  Isa 6:2-5  Job 5:1 

16 How much more, this hateful, corrupt thing, humanity, which soaks up wickedness like water!
Job 34:7  Prov 19:28  Titus 3:3  Job 4:19  Job 20:12  Job 42:6  Ps 14:1-3 

17 Listen to me, I have a lesson for you: I am going to impart my own experience
Job 5:27  Job 13:5-6  Job 33:1  Job 34:2  Job 36:2 

18 and the tradition of the sages who have remained faithful to their ancestors,
Job 8:8  Isa 38:19  Job 15:10  Ps 71:18  Ps 78:3-6 

19 to whom alone the land was given -- no foreigner included among them.
Joel 3:17  Deut 32:8  Gen 10:25  Gen 10:32 

20 The life of the wicked is unceasing torment, the years allotted to the tyrant are numbered.
Jas 5:1-6  Job 24:1  Job 27:13  Luke 12:19-21  Eccl 9:3  Ps 90:3-4  Ps 90:12 

21 A cry of panic echoes in his ear; when all is peace, his destroyer swoops down on him.
Job 18:11  1Thess 5:3  Lev 26:36  1Cor 10:10  Job 1:13-19  Job 20:5-7  Job 20:22-25 

22 No more can he count on escaping from the dark, but knows that he is destined for the sword,
2Kgs 6:33  Isa 8:21-22  Job 6:11  Job 9:16  Job 19:29  Job 20:24-25  Job 27:14 

23 marked down as meat for the vulture. He knows that his ruin is at hand.
Ps 59:15  Ps 109:10  Job 18:12  Amos 5:20  Eccl 11:8  Gen 4:12  Heb 10:27 

24 The hour of darkness terrifies him, distress and anguish assail him as when a king is poised for the assault.
Isa 13:3  Job 6:2-4  Matt 26:37-38  Ps 119:143  Rom 2:9  Prov 1:27  Prov 6:11 

25 He raised his hand against God, boldly he defied Shaddai!
1Sam 4:7-9  1Sam 6:6  Acts 9:5  Acts 12:1  Acts 12:23  Dan 5:23  Exod 5:2-3 

26 Head lowered, he charged him, with his massively bossed shield.
2Chr 28:22  2Chr 32:13-17  Gen 49:8  Job 16:12  Ps 18:40 

27 His face had grown full and fat, and his thighs too heavy with flesh.
Ps 17:10  Isa 6:10  Ps 73:7  Deut 32:15  Jer 5:28  Job 17:10  Ps 78:31 

28 He had occupied the towns he had destroyed, with their uninhabited houses about to fall into ruins;
Job 3:14  Isa 5:8-10  Jer 9:11  Jer 26:18  Jer 51:37  Job 18:15  Mic 3:12 

29 but no great profit to him, his luck will not hold, he will cast his shadow over the country no longer,
Job 27:16-17  Jas 1:11  Jas 5:1-3  Job 20:22-28  Job 22:15-20  Luke 12:19-21  Luke 16:2 

30 (he will not escape the dark). A flame will scorch his young shoots, the wind will carry off his blossom.
Job 4:9  Job 15:22  Job 20:26  2Pet 2:17  2Thess 1:8-9  Ezek 15:4-7  Ezek 20:47-48 

31 Let him not trust in his great height or delusion will be his.
Isa 59:4  Eph 5:6  Gal 6:3  Gal 6:7-8  Hos 8:7  Isa 17:10-11  Isa 44:20 

32 His palm trees will wither before their time and his branches never again be green.
Eccl 7:17  Job 22:16  Ps 55:23  Ezek 17:8-10  Hos 9:16  Hos 14:5-7  Isa 27:11 

33 Like the vine, he will shake off his unripe fruit, like the olive tree, shed his blossom.
Deut 28:39-40  Isa 33:9  Rev 6:13 

34 Yes, sterile is the spawn of the sinner, and fire consumes the tents of the venal.
Job 8:13  1Sam 8:3  1Sam 12:3  Amos 5:11-12  Isa 33:14-15  Job 8:22  Job 11:14 

35 Whoever conceives malice, breeds disaster, bears as offspring only a false hope.
Ps 7:14  Hos 10:13  Isa 59:4-5  Gal 6:7-8  Jas 1:15