1898 Young's Literal Translation (YLT)
1 Bildad reproveth Job of presumption and impatience. 5 The calamities of the wicked.
18:1 ¶ And Bildad the Shuhite answereth and saith:
18:2 When do ye set an end to words? Consider ye, and afterwards do we speak.
18:3 Wherefore have we been reckoned as cattle? We have been defiled in your eyes!
18:4 (He is tearing himself in his anger.) For thy sake is earth forsaken? And removed is a rock from its place?
18:5 Also, the light of the wicked is extinguished. And there doth not shine a spark of his fire.
18:6 The light hath been dark in his tent, And his lamp over him is extinguished.
18:7 Straitened are the steps of his strength, And cast him down doth his own counsel.
18:8 For he is sent into a net by his own feet, And on a snare he doth walk habitually.
18:9 Seize on the heel doth a gin, Prevail over him do the designing.
18:10 Hidden in the earth is his cord, And his trap on the path.
18:11 Round about terrified him have terrors, And they have scattered himat his feet.
18:12 Hungry is his sorrow, And calamity is ready at his side.
18:13 It consumeth the parts of his skin, Consume his parts doth death's first-born.
18:14 Drawn from his tent is his confidence, And it causeth him to step to the king of terrors.
18:15 It dwelleth in his tentout of his provender, Scattered over his habitation is sulphur.
18:16 From beneath his roots are dried up, And from above cut off is his crop.
18:17 His memorial hath perished from the land, And he hath no name on the street.
18:18 They thrust him from light unto darkness, And from the habitable earth cast him out.
18:19 He hath no continuator, Nor successor among his people, And none is remaining in his dwellings.
18:20 At this day westerns have been astonished And easterns have taken fright.
18:21 Only these [are] tabernacles of the perverse, And this the place God hath not known.
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