1 Addidit quoque Iob assu mens parabolam suam et dixit:
27:2" Vivit Deus, qui abstulit ius meum, et Omnipotens, qui ad amaritudinem adduxit animam meam,
3 quia, donec superest halitus in me, et spiritus Dei in naribus meis,
4 non loquentur labia mea iniquitatem, nec lingua mea meditabitur mendacium!
5 Absit a me, ut iustos vos esse iudicem; donec exspirem, non recedam ab innocentia mea.
6 Iustificationem meam, quam coepi tenere, non deseram, neque enim reprehendit me cor meum in omni vita mea.
7 Sit ut impius inimicus meus, et adversarius meus quasi iniquus.
8 Quae est enim spes impii, cum secet, cum rapiat Deus animam eius?
9 Numquid Deus audiet clamorem eius, cum venerit super eum angustia?
10 Aut poterit in Omnipotente delectari et invocare Deum omni tempore?
11 Docebo vos manum Dei, quae Omnipotens habeat, nec abscondam.
12 Ecce vos omnes observastis, et quid sine causa vana loquimini?
13 Haec est pars hominis impii apud Deum, et hereditas violentorum, quam ab Omnipotente suscipient.
14 Si multiplicati fuerint filii eius, in gladio erunt, et nepotes eius non saturabuntur pane.
15 Qui reliqui fuerint ex eo, sepelientur in interitu, et viduae illius non plorabunt.
16 Si comportaverit quasi terram argentum et sicut lutum praeparaverit vestimenta,
17 praeparabit quidem, sed iustus vestietur illis, et argentum innocens dividet.
18 Aedificavit sicut aranea domum suam, et sicut custos fecit umbraculum.
19 Dives, cum dormierit, nihil secum auferet; aperiet oculos suos et nihil inveniet.
20 Apprehendet eum quasi aqua inopia, nocte opprimet eum tempestas.
21 Tollet eum ventus urens et auferet, et velut turbo rapiet eum de loco suo.
22 Et mittet super eum et non parcet; de manu eius fugiens fugiet.
23 Complodet super eum manus suas et sibilabit eum de loco suo.
King James Version
1 Moreover Job continued his parable, and said,
2 As God liveth, who hath taken away my judgment; and the Almighty, who hath vexed my soul;
3 All the while my breath is in me, and the spirit of God is in my nostrils;
4 My lips shall not speak wickedness, nor my tongue utter deceit.
5 God forbid that I should justify you: till I die I will not remove mine integrity from me.
6 My righteousness I hold fast, and will not let it go: my heart shall not reproach me so long as I live.
7 Let mine enemy be as the wicked, and he that riseth up against me as the unrighteous.
8 For what is the hope of the hypocrite, though he hath gained, when God taketh away his soul?
9 Will God hear his cry when trouble cometh upon him?
10 Will he delight himself in the Almighty? will he always call upon God?
11 I will teach you by the hand of God: that which is with the Almighty will I not conceal.
12 Behold, all ye yourselves have seen it; why then are ye thus altogether vain?
13 This is the portion of a wicked man with God, and the heritage of oppressors, which they shall receive of the Almighty.
14 If his children be multiplied, it is for the sword: and his offspring shall not be satisfied with bread.
15 Those that remain of him shall be buried in death: and his widows shall not weep.
16 Though he heap up silver as the dust, and prepare raiment as the clay;
17 He may prepare it, but the just shall put it on, and the innocent shall divide the silver.
18 He buildeth his house as a moth, and as a booth that the keeper maketh.
19 The rich man shall lie down, but he shall not be gathered: he openeth his eyes, and he is not.
20 Terrors take hold on him as waters, a tempest stealeth him away in the night.
21 The east wind carrieth him away, and he departeth: and as a storm hurleth him out of his place.
22 For God shall cast upon him, and not spare: he would fain flee out of his hand.
23 Men shall clap their hands at him, and shall hiss him out of his place.