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Eliphaz’s and Bildad’s second speeches: Job 15–18

Bildad described the fate of the wicked as having their light snuffed out and falling into their own trap, and more:

Job 18:11 Terrors surround the wicked
and trouble them at every step.
Hunger depletes their strength,
and calamity waits for them to stumble.
Disease eats their skin;
death devours their limbs.
They are torn from the security of their homes
and are brought down to the king of terrors.
The homes of the wicked will burn down;
burning sulfur rains on their houses.
Their roots will dry up,
and their branches will wither.
All memory of their existence will fade from the earth;
no one will remember their names.
They will be thrust from light into darkness,
driven from the world.
They will have neither children nor grandchildren,
nor any survivor in the place where they lived.
People in the west are appalled at their fate;
people in the east are horrified.
They will say, ‘This was the home of a wicked person,
the place of one who rejected God.’

Job might not have accepted this list as a comforting since he was living through much of it.

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