8:1 icapshen answered Bildad the Shuhite, and said,  
8:2 How long wilt thou speake these things? and how long shall the wordes of thy mouth be like a strong wind?  
8:3 Doth God peruert iudgement? or doth the Almightie peruert iustice?  
8:4 If thy children haue sinned against him, and he haue cast them away for their transgression: Margin Note
8:5 If thou wouldest seeke vnto God betimes, and make thy supplication to the Almightie:  
8:6 If thou wert pure and vpright, surely now he would awake for thee, and make the habitation of thy righteousnes prosperous.  
8:7 Though thy beginning was small, yet thy latter end should greatly increase.  
8:8 For enquire, I pray thee, of the former age, and prepare thy selfe to the search of their fathers.  
8:9 (For we are but of yesterday, and know nothing, because our dayes vpon earth are a shadow.) Margin Note
8:10 Shall not they teach thee, and tell thee, & vtter words out of their heart?  
8:11 Can the rush growe vp without myre? can the flag growe without water?  
8:12 Whilest it is yet in his greennesse, and not cut downe, it withereth before any other herbe.  
8:13 So are the paths of all that forget God, and the hypocrites hope shall perish:  
8:14 Whose hope shall be cut off, and whose trust shall be a spiders web. Margin Note
8:15 He shall leane vpon his house, but it shall not stand: he shal hold it fast, but it shall not endure.  
8:16 He is greene before the sunne, and his branch shooteth forth in his garden.  
8:17 His roots are wrapped about the heape, and seeth the place of stones.  
8:18 If he destroy him from his place, then it shal denie him, saying, I haue not seene thee.  
8:19 Beholde, this is the ioy of his way, and out of the earth shall others grow.  
8:20 Behold, God will not cast away a perfect man, neither will hee helpe the euill doers: Margin Note
8:21 Till he fill thy mouth with laughing, and thy lips with reioycing. Margin Note
8:22 They that hate thee shall be cloathed with shame, and the dwelling place of the wicked shall come to nought. Margin Note