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Job 22

1  Then Eliphaz the Temanite answered and said,

2  Can a man be profitable unto God, as he that is wise may be profitable unto himself?

3  Is it any pleasure to the Almighty, that thou art righteous? or is it gain to him, that thou makest thy ways perfect?

4  Will he reprove thee for fear of thee? will he enter with thee into judgment?

5  Is not thy wickedness great? and thine iniquities infinite?

6  For thou hast taken a pledge from thy brother for nought, and stripped the naked of their clothing.

7  Thou hast not given water to the weary to drink, and thou hast withholden bread from the hungry.

8  But as for the mighty man, he had the earth; and the honourable man dwelt in it.

9  Thou hast sent widows away empty, and the arms of the fatherless have been broken.

10  Therefore snares are round about thee, and sudden fear troubleth thee;

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