God's providence often suffers the wicked to go on a long time in their sins: but punisheth them in another life.
1 Then Baldad the Suhite answered, and I said:
Respondens autem Baldad Suhites, dixit :
2 Power and terror are with him, who maketh peace in his high places.
Potestas et terror apud eum est, qui facit concordiam in sublimibus suis.
3 Is there any numbering of his soldiers? and upon whom shall not his light arise?
Numquid est numerus militum ejus? et super quem non surget lumen illius?
4 Can man be justified compared with God, or he that is born of a woman appear clean?
Numquid justificari potest homo comparatus Deo? aut apparere mundus natus de muliere?
5 Behold even the moon doth not shine, and the stars are not pure in his sight.
Ecce luna etiam non splendet, et stellae non sunt mundae in conspectu ejus :
6 How much less man that is rottenness and the son of man who is a worm?
quanto magis homo putredo, et filius hominis vermis!