1  Then Eliphaz the Temanite replied: 2  "Can a man be of benefit to God?  Can even a wise man benefit him?  3  What pleasure would it give the Almighty if you were righteous?  What would he gain if your ways were blameless?  4  "Is it for your piety that he rebukes you and brings charges against you?  5  Is not your wickedness great?  Are not your sins endless?