Job 15:5
Context
Eliphaz: Job Does Not Fear God

1Then answered Eliphaz the Temanite, and said, 2Should a wise man utter vain knowledge, and fill his belly with the east wind? 3Should he reason with unprofitable talk? or with speeches with which he can do no good? 4Yes, you cast off fear, and restrain prayer before God. 5For your mouth utters your iniquity, and you choose the tongue of the crafty. 6Your own mouth comdemns you, and not I: yes, your own lips testify against you. 7Are you the first man that was born? or were you made before the hills? 8Have you heard the secret of God? and do you restrain wisdom to yourself? 9What know you, that we know not? what understand you, which is not in us? 10With us are both the gray headed and very aged men, much elder than your father. 11Are the consolations of God small with you? is there any secret thing with you? 12Why does your heart carry you away? and what do your eyes wink at, 13That you turn your spirit against God, and let such words go out of your mouth? 14What is man, that he should be clean? and he which is born of a woman, that he should be righteous? 15Behold, he puts no trust in his saints; yes, the heavens are not clean in his sight. 16How much more abominable and filthy is man, which drinks iniquity like water? 17I will show you, hear me; and that which I have seen I will declare; 18Which wise men have told from their fathers, and have not hid it: 19To whom alone the earth was given, and no stranger passed among them. 20The wicked man travails with pain all his days, and the number of years is hidden to the oppressor. 21A dreadful sound is in his ears: in prosperity the destroyer shall come on him. 22He believes not that he shall return out of darkness, and he is waited for of the sword. 23He wanders abroad for bread, saying, Where is it? he knows that the day of darkness is ready at his hand. 24Trouble and anguish shall make him afraid; they shall prevail against him, as a king ready to the battle. 25For he stretches out his hand against God, and strengthens himself against the Almighty. 26He runs on him, even on his neck, on the thick bosses of his bucklers: 27Because he covers his face with his fatness, and makes bulges of fat on his flanks. 28And he dwells in desolate cities, and in houses which no man inhabits, which are ready to become heaps. 29He shall not be rich, neither shall his substance continue, neither shall he prolong the perfection thereof on the earth. 30He shall not depart out of darkness; the flame shall dry up his branches, and by the breath of his mouth shall he go away. 31Let not him that is deceived trust in vanity: for vanity shall be his recompense. 32It shall be accomplished before his time, and his branch shall not be green. 33He shall shake off his unripe grape as the vine, and shall cast off his flower as the olive. 34For the congregation of hypocrites shall be desolate, and fire shall consume the tabernacles of bribery. 35They conceive mischief, and bring forth vanity, and their belly prepares deceit.
Cross References
Job 5:12
He disappoints the devices of the crafty, so that their hands cannot perform their enterprise.


Job 5:13
He takes the wise in their own craftiness: and the counsel of the fraudulent is carried headlong.


Job 11:6
And that he would show you the secrets of wisdom, that they are double to that which is! Know therefore that God exacts of you less than your iniquity deserves.


Job 15:4
Yes, you cast off fear, and restrain prayer before God.


Job 22:5
Is not your wickedness great? and your iniquities infinite?


Treasury of Scripture

For your mouth utters your iniquity, and you choose the tongue of the crafty.

uttereth. Heb. teacheth

Job 9:22-24 This is one thing, therefore I said it, He destroys the perfect and the wicked...

Job 12:6 The tabernacles of robbers prosper, and they that provoke God are secure; into whose hand God brings abundantly.

Mark 7:21,22 For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders...

Luke 6:45 A good man out of the good treasure of his heart brings forth that which is good...

James 1:26 If any man among you seem to be religious, and bridles not his tongue, but deceives his own heart, this man's religion is vain.

thou choosest

Psalm 50:19,20 You give your mouth to evil, and your tongue frames deceit...

Psalm 52:2-4 The tongue devises mischiefs; like a sharp razor, working deceitfully...

Psalm 64:3 Who whet their tongue like a sword, and bend their bows to shoot their arrows, even bitter words:

Psalm 120:2,3 Deliver my soul, O LORD, from lying lips, and from a deceitful tongue...

Jeremiah 9:3-5,8 And they bend their tongues like their bow for lies: but they are not valiant for the truth on the earth...

James 3:5-8 Even so the tongue is a little member, and boasts great things. Behold, how great a matter a little fire kindles!...

Strong's Concordance
For thy mouth uttereth thine iniquity, and thou choosest the tongue of the crafty.
Topical Bible
Adopt Choose Choosest Chooseth Chosen Crafty Guided Guilt Hast Iniquity Language Mouth Prompts Sin Subtile Teaches Teacheth Tongue Uttereth
Resources
Job Chapter 15 Verse 5

Alphabetical: adopt And choose crafty For guilt language mouth of prompts sin teaches the tongue you Your

OT Poetry: Job 15:5 For your iniquity teaches your mouth (Jb)
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