1 Respondens autem Baldad Suhites dixit:
18:2" Usque ad quem finem verba iactabitis? Intellegite prius, et sic loquamur.
3 Quare reputati sumus ut iumenta et sorduimus coram vobis?
4 Qui perdis animam tuam in furore tuo, numquid propter te derelinquetur terra, et transferentur rupes de loco suo?
5 Etenim lux impii exstinguetur, nec splendebit flamma ignis eius.
6 Lux obtenebrescet in tabernaculo illius, et lucerna, quae super eum est, exstinguetur.
7 Arctabuntur gressus virtutis eius, et praecipitabit eum consilium suum.
8 Immissi sunt in rete pedes eius, et in reticulo ambulat.
9 Tenet plantam illius laqueus, et firmatur super eum tendiculum.
10 Abscondita est in terra pedica eius, et decipula illius super semitam.
11 Undique terrent eum formidines et involvunt pedes eius.
12 Attenuatur fame robur eius, et pernicies parata costis illius.
13 Devorat partes cutis eius, consumat membra illius primogenitus mortis.
14 Avellitur de tabernaculo suo fiducia eius, et urges eum ad regem formidinum.
15 Habitas in tabernaculo, quod iam non est ei; aspergitur in habitatione eius sulphur.
16 Deorsum radices eius siccantur, sursum autem atteruntur rami eius.
17 Memoria illius periit de terra, et non celebrabitur nomen eius in plateis.
18 Expellent eum de luce in tenebras et de orbe transferent eum.
19 Non erit semen eius neque progenies in populo suo, nec ullae reliquiae in commoratione eius.
20 In die eius stupebunt novissimi, et primos invadet horror.
21 Haec sunt ergo tabernacula iniqui; et iste locus eius, qui ignorat Deum".
King James Version
1 Then answered Bildad the Shuhite, and said,
2 How long will it be ere ye make an end of words? mark, and afterwards we will speak.
3 Wherefore are we counted as beasts, and reputed vile in your sight?
4 He teareth himself in his anger: shall the earth be forsaken for thee? and shall the rock be removed out of his place?
5 Yea, the light of the wicked shall be put out, and the spark of his fire shall not shine.
6 The light shall be dark in his tabernacle, and his candle shall be put out with him.
7 The steps of his strength shall be straitened, and his own counsel shall cast him down.
8 For he is cast into a net by his own feet, and he walketh upon a snare.
9 The gin shall take him by the heel, and the robber shall prevail against him.
10 The snare is laid for him in the ground, and a trap for him in the way.
11 Terrors shall make him afraid on every side, and shall drive him to his feet.
12 His strength shall be hungerbitten, and destruction shall be ready at his side.
13 It shall devour the strength of his skin: even the firstborn of death shall devour his strength.
14 His confidence shall be rooted out of his tabernacle, and it shall bring him to the king of terrors.
15 It shall dwell in his tabernacle, because it is none of his: brimstone shall be scattered upon his habitation.
16 His roots shall be dried up beneath, and above shall his branch be cut off.
17 His remembrance shall perish from the earth, and he shall have no name in the street.
18 He shall be driven from light into darkness, and chased out of the world.
19 He shall neither have son nor nephew among his people, nor any remaining in his dwellings.
20 They that come after him shall be astonied at his day, as they that went before were affrighted.
21 Surely such are the dwellings of the wicked, and this is the place of him that knoweth not God.