Job 8
American Standard Version
Bildad: Job Should Repent

1Then answered Bildad the Shuhite, and said,

2How long wilt thou speak these things? And how long'shall the words of thy mouth be like a mighty wind?

3Doth God pervert justice? Or doth the Almighty pervert righteousness?

4If thy children have sinned against him, And he hath delivered them into the hand of their transgression;

5If thou wouldest seek diligently unto God, And make thy supplication to the Almighty;

6If thou wert pure and upright: Surely now he would awake for thee, And make the habitation of thy righteousness prosperous.

7And though thy beginning was small, Yet thy latter end would greatly increase.

8For inquire, I pray thee, of the former age, And apply thyself to that which their fathers have searched out:

9(For we are but of yesterday, and know nothing, Because our days upon earth are a shadow);

10Shall not they teach thee, and tell thee, And utter words out of their heart?

11Can the rush grow up without mire? Can the flag grow without water?

12Whilst it is yet in its greenness, and not cut down, It withereth before any other herb.

13So are the paths of all that forget God; And the hope of the godless man shall perish:

14Whose confidence shall break in sunder, And whose trust is a spider's web.

15He shall lean upon his house, but it shall not stand: He shall hold fast thereby, but it shall not endure.

16He is green before the sun, And his shoots go forth over his garden.

17His roots are wrapped about the'stone -heap, He beholdeth the place of stones.

18If he be destroyed from his place, Then it shall deny him,'saying , I have not seen thee.

19Behold, this is the joy of his way; And out of the earth shall others spring.

20Behold, God will not cast away a perfect man, Neither will he uphold the evil-doers.

21He will yet fill thy mouth with laughter, And thy lips with shouting.

22They that hate thee shall be clothed with shame; And the tent of the wicked shall be no more.

Section Headings Courtesy INT Bible
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1. Bildad shows God's justice in dealing with men according to their works.
8. He alleges antiquity to prove the certain destruction of the hypocrite.
20. He applies God's just dealing to Job.
Job 1: Job's Character and Wealth

Job 2: Job Loses his Health

Job 3: Job Laments his Birth

Job 4: Eliphaz: the Innocent Prosper

Job 5: Eliphaz Continues

Job 6: Job Replies: My Complaint is Just

Job 7: Job Continues: Life Seems Futile

Job 8: Bildad: Job Should Repent

Job 9: Job: No Arbiter Between God and Man

Job 10: Job's Plea to God

Job 11: Zophar Rebukes Job

Job 12: Job's Response to Zophar

Job 13: Job Reproves his Friends

Job 14: Job Acknowledges the Finality of Death

Job 15: Eliphaz: Job Does Not Fear God

Job 16: Job: Poor Comforters Are You

Job 17: Job Appeals From Men to God

Job 18: Bildad: God Punishes the Wicked

Job 19: Job: My Redeemer Lives

Job 20: Zophar: Triumph of the Wicked is Short

Job 21: Job: God Will Deal with the Wicked

Job 22: Eliphaz Accuses and Exhorts Job

Job 23: Job Responds: He Longs for God

Job 24: Job: Why Are the Wicked Unpunished

Job 25: Bildad: Man Cannot Be Righteous

Job 26: Job: who Can Understand God's Majesty

Job 27: Job Affirms his Integrity

Job 28: The Earth's Treasures

Job 29: Job's Former Blessings

Job 30: Job's Honor is Turned Into Contempt

Job 31: Job's Final Appeal

Job 32: Elihu Rebukes Job's Three Friends

Job 33: Elihu Rebukes Job

Job 34: Elihu Confirms God's Justice

Job 35: Elihu Reminds Job of God's Justice

Job 36: Elihu Shows God's Justice and Power

Job 37: Elihu Proclaims God's Majesty

Job 38: God Challenges Job

Job 39: God Speaks of His Creation

Job 40: Job Humbles Himself Before God

Job 41: God's Power Shown in Creatures

Job 42: Job Submits Himself to God

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