21:1 icapsut Iob answered, and sayd,  
21:2 Heare diligently my speech, and let this be your consolations.  
21:3 Suffer me that I may speake, and after that I haue spoken, mocke on.  
21:4 As for mee, is my complaint to man? and if it were so, why should not my spirit be troubled? Margin Note
21:5 Marke mee, and be astonished, and lay your hand vpon your mouth. Margin Note
21:6 Euen when I remember, I am afraid, and trembling taketh holde on my flesh.  
21:7 Wherefore doe the wicked liue, become old, yea, are mightie in power?  
21:8 Their seede is established in their sight with them, and their offspring before their eyes.  
21:9 Their houses are safe from feare, neither is the rod of God vpon them. Margin Note
21:10 Their bull gendreth and faileth not, their cow calueth, and casteth not her calfe.  
21:11 They send foorth their little ones like a flocke, and their children dance.  
21:12 They take the timbrell and harpe, and reioyce at the sound of the organe.  
21:13 They spend their daies in wealth, and in a moment goe downe to the graue. Margin Note
21:14 Therefore they say vnto God, Depart from vs: for we desire not the knowledge of thy wayes.  
21:15 What is the Almightie, that wee should serue him? and what profite should we haue, if we pray vnto him?  
21:16 Loe, their good is not in their hand, the counsell of the wicked is farre from me.  
21:17 How oft is the candle of the wicked put out? and how oft commeth their destruction vpon them? God distributeth sorrowes in his anger. Margin Note
21:18 They are as stubble before the winde, and as chaffe that the storme carieth away. Margin Note
21:19 God layeth vp his iniquitie for his children: he rewardeth him, and he shall know it. Margin Note
21:20 His eyes shall see his destruction, and he shall drinke of the wrath of the Almightie.  
21:21 For what pleasure hath he in his house after him, when the number of his moneths is cut off in the middest?  
21:22 Shall any teach God knowledge? seeing he iudgeth those that are high.  
21:23 One dieth in his full strength, being wholly at ease and quiet. Margin Note
21:24 His breasts are full of milke, and his bones are moistened with marrow. Margin Note
21:25 And another dieth in the bitternesse of his soule, and neuer eateth with pleasure.  
21:26 They shall lie downe alike in the dust, and the wormes shall couer them.  
21:27 Behold, I know your thoughts, and the deuices which yee wrongfully imagine against me.  
21:28 For ye say, where is the house of the prince? and where are the dwelling places of the wicked? Margin Note
21:29 Haue ye not asked them that goe by the way? and doe ye not know their tokens?  
21:30 That the wicked is reserued to the day of destruction; they shall bee brought foorth to the day of wrath. Margin Note
21:31 Who shall declare his way to his face? and who shall repay him what he hath done?  
21:32 Yet shall hee be brought to the graue, & shall remaine in the tombe. Margin Note
21:33 The cloudes of the valley shalbe sweete vnto him, and euery man shall draw after him, as there are innumerable before him.  
21:34 How then comfort ye me in vaine, seeing in your answeres there remaineth falshood? Margin Note