15:1 icapshen answered Eliphaz the Temanite, and said,  
15:2 Should a wise man vtter vaine knowledge, and fill his belly with the East winde? Margin Note
15:3 Should hee reason with vnprofitable talke? or with speeches wherewith he can doe no good?  
15:4 Yea thou castest off feare, and restrainest prayer before God. Margin Note
15:5 For thy mouth vttereth thine iniquitie, and thou choosest the tongue of the craftie. Margin Note
15:6 Thine owne mouth condemneth thee, and not I: yea thine owne lippes testifie against thee.  
15:7 Art thou the first man that was borne? or wast thou made before the hilles?  
15:8 Hast thou heard the secret of God? and doest thou restraine wisedome to thy selfe?  
15:9 What knowest thou that we know not? what vnderstandest thou, which is not in vs?  
15:10 With vs are both the gray headed, and very aged men, much elder then thy father.  
15:11 Are the consolations of God small with thee? is there any secret thing with thee?  
15:12 Why doeth thine heart carie thee away? and what doe thine eyes winke at,  
15:13 That thou turnest thy spirit against God, and lettest such words goe out of thy mouth?  
15:14 What is man, that he should be cleane? and he which is borne of a woman, that he should be righteous?  
15:15 Beholde, he putteth no trust in his Saints, yea, the heauens are not cleane in his sight.  
15:16 How much more abominable and filthie is man, which drinketh iniquitie like water?  
15:17 I will shew thee, heare me, and that which I haue seene, I wil declare,  
15:18 Which wise men haue tolde from their fathers, and haue not hid it:  
15:19 Unto whom alone the earth was giuen, and no stranger passed among them.  
15:20 The wicked man trauaileth with paine all his dayes, and the number of yeeres is hidden to the oppressour.  
15:21 A dreadfull sound is in his eares; in prosperitie the destroyer shall come vpon him. Margin Note
15:22 He beleeueth not that he shall returne out of darkenesse, and he is waited for, of the sword.  
15:23 He wandereth abroad for bread, saying, Where is it? he knoweth that the day of darkenes is ready at his hand.  
15:24 Trouble and anguish shall make him afraid; they shall preuaile against him, as a king ready to the battell.  
15:25 For he stretcheth out his hand against God, and strengtheneth himselfe against the Almightie.  
15:26 He runneth vpon him, euen on his necke, vpon the thicke bosses of his bucklers:  
15:27 Because he couereth his face with his fatnesse, and maketh collops of fat on his flankes.  
15:28 And he dwelleth in desolate cities, and in houses which no man inhabiteth, which are ready to become heapes.  
15:29 He shall not be rich, neither shall his substance continue, neither shall he prolong the perfection thereof vpon the earth.  
15:30 He shall not depart out of darkenesse, the flame shall drie vp his branches, and by the breath of his mouth shall he goe away.  
15:31 Let not him that is deceiued, trust in vanitie: for vanitie shalbe his recompence.  
15:32 It shall be accomplished before his time, and his branch shall not bee greene. Margin Note
15:33 He shal shake off his vnripe grape as the Uine, and shall cast off his flowre as the Oliue.  
15:34 For the congregation of hypocrites shall be desolate, and fire shall consume the tabernacles of briberie.  
15:35 They conceiue mischiefe, and bring forth vanitie, and their belly prepareth deceit. Margin Note