1 Then answered Bildad the Shuhite, and said, 2 "When will ye make an end of your words? Mark well, and consider, we will speak also. 3 Wherefore are we counted as beasts, and reputed so vile in your sight? 4 Why destroyest thou thyself with anger? Shall the earth be forsaken, or the stones removed out of their place because of thee?
5 Shall not the light of the ungodly be put out? Yea, the flame of his fire shall not burn. 6 The light shall be dark in his dwelling, and his candle shall be put out with him. 7 His presumptuous goings shall be kept in, and his own counsel shall cast him down. 8 For his feet shall be taken in the net, and he is at his wits end. 9 His foot shall be holden in the gilder, and the thirsty shall catch him. 10 The snare is laid for him in the ground, and a pitfall in the way. 11 "Fearfulness shall make him afraid on every side, that he shall not know where to get out. 12 Hunger shall be his substance, and misfortune shall hang upon him. 13 He shall eat the strength of his own skin; the firstborn of death shall eat his members. 14 All his comfort and hope shall be rooted out of his dwelling, and shall bring him unto the king of fear. 15 Other men shall dwell in his house - which now is none of his - and brimstone shall be scattered upon his habitation. 16 His roots shall be dried up beneath, and above shall his harvest be cut down. 17 His remembrance shall perish from the earth, and his name shall not be praised in the streets: 18 he shall be driven from the light into darkness, and cast clean out of the world. 19 He shall neither have children nor kinfolks among his people, no nor any posterity in his country: 20 young and old shall be astonished at his death. 21 Such are now the dwellings of the wicked, and this is the place of him that knoweth not God."