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The Man Who Feared God for Nought: Being a Rhythmical Version of the Book of Job
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Abaddon afflicted answer give become Behold Bildad blessed bones Book of Job Book of Kings breath calamity Canst thou cast clouds darkness death dost Thou doth dust dwell e'en e'er earth Elihu Eliphaz evil eyes face fear filled flesh Friends gain God's guilt hand hast thou hath hear heard heart heaven Hebrew Hezekiah innocent Jehovah Job's king leprosy light lips live Lord mighty mocketh Mount of Olives mountain mouth night nought o'er OKAYAMA peace perish poem pray prosperity righteous Satan scorn Second Messenger servant Job shalt thou Sheol sins soul speak strength sudden fear suffering sword tent terror Th'Almighty there's thine things thou art thou hast thou shalt Thou shouldst thoughts thyself trial by combat turn unto upright Uzziah vanity waters wicked Wilt thou wisdom Wisdom Literature womb words wouldst wrath writing Zophar
Page xix - And his feet shall stand in that day upon the mount of Olives, which is before Jerusalem on the east, and the mount of Olives shall cleave in the midst thereof toward the east and toward the west, and there shall be a very great valley; and half of the mountain shall remove toward the north, and half of it toward the south.
Page 5 - And the Lord said unto Satan, Hast thou considered my servant Job, that there is none like him in the earth, a perfect and an upright man, one that feareth God, and escheweth evil?
Page xvi - Who shall ascend into the hill of the Lord? and who shall stand in his holy place? He that hath clean hands, and a pure heart; who hath not lifted up his soul unto vanity, nor sworn deceitfully.
Page 3 - And, behold, there came a great wind from the wilderness, and smote the four corners of the house, and it fell upon the young men, and they are dead; and I only am escaped alone to tell thee.
Page 84 - And the Lord turned the captivity of Job, when he prayed for his friends: also the Lord gave Job twice as much as he had before.
Page x - hast thou clothed his neck with thunder?" — he " laughs at the shaking of the spear ! " Such living likenesses were never since drawn. Sublime sorrow, sublime reconciliation ; oldest choral melody as of the heart of mankind; — so soft, and great; as the summer midnight, as the world with its seas and .stars! There is nothing written, I think, in the Bible or out of it, of equal literary merit.
Page 6 - But he said unto her, Thou speakest as one of the foolish women speaketh. What? shall we receive good at the hand of God, and shall we not receive evil? In all this did not Job sin with his lips.
Page 3 - And the Sabeans fell upon them, and took them away ; yea, they have slain the servants with the edge of the sword ; and I only am escaped alone to tell thee.
Page 1 - And it was so, when the days of their feasting were gone about, that Job sent and sanctified them, and rose up early in the morning and offered burnt offerings according to the number of them all; for Job said, It may be that my sons have sinned, and cursed God in their hearts.