12, Job 32-34

Job 32

1 So these three men ceased to answer Job, because he was righteous in his own eyes. View Tool
2 Then was kindled the wrath of Elihu the son of Barachel the Buzite, of the kindred of Ram: against Job was his wrath kindled, because he justified himself rather than God. View Tool
3 Also against his three friends was his wrath kindled, because they had found no answer, and yet had condemned Job. View Tool
4 Now Elihu had waited till Job had spoken, because they were elder than he. View Tool
5 When Elihu saw that there was no answer in the mouth of these three men, then his wrath was kindled. View Tool
6 And Elihu the son of Barachel the Buzite answered and said, I am young, and ye are very old; wherefore I was afraid, and durst not shew you mine opinion. View Tool
7 I said, Days should speak, and multitude of years should teach wisdom. View Tool
8 But there is a spirit in man: and the inspiration of the Almighty giveth them understanding. View Tool
9 Great men are not always wise: neither do the aged understand judgment. 2 I View Tool
10 Therefore I said, Hearken to me; I also will shew mine opinion. View Tool
11 Behold, I waited for your words; I gave ear to your reasons, whilst ye searched out what to say. View Tool
12 Yea, I attended unto you, and, behold, there was none of you that convinced Job, or that answered his words: View Tool
13 Lest ye should say, We have found out wisdom: God thrusteth him down, not man. View Tool
14 Now he hath not directed his words against me: neither will I answer him with your speeches. View Tool
15 They were amazed, they answered no more: they left off speaking. View Tool
16 When I had waited, (for they spake not, but stood still, and answered no more;) View Tool
17 I said, I will answer also my part, I also will shew mine opinion. View Tool
18 For I am full of matter, the spirit within me constraineth me. View Tool
19 Behold, my belly is as wine which hath no vent; it is ready to burst like new bottles. View Tool
20 I will speak, that I may be refreshed: I will open my lips and answer. View Tool
21 Let me not, I pray you, accept any man’s person, neither let me give flattering titles unto man. View Tool
22 For I know not to give flattering titles; in so doing my maker would soon take me away. View Tool


Job 33

1 Wherefore, Job, I pray thee, hear my speeches, and hearken to all my words. View Tool
2 Behold, now I have opened my mouth, my tongue hath spoken in my mouth. View Tool
3 My words shall be of the uprightness of my heart: and my lips shall utter knowledge clearly. 2 I View Tool
4 The spirit of God hath made me, and the breath of the Almighty hath given me life. 4 I View Tool
5 If thou canst answer me, set thy words in order before me, stand up. View Tool
6 Behold, I am according to thy wish in God’s stead: I also am formed out of the clay. View Tool
7 Behold, my terror shall not make thee afraid, neither shall my hand be heavy upon thee. View Tool
8 Surely thou hast spoken in mine hearing, and I have heard the voice of thy words, saying, View Tool
9 I am clean without transgression, I am innocent; neither is there iniquity in me. 2 I View Tool
10 Behold, he findeth occasions against me, he counteth me for his enemy, View Tool
11 He putteth my feet in the stocks, he marketh all my paths. View Tool
12 Behold, in this thou art not just: I will answer thee, that God is greater than man. 2 I View Tool
13 Why dost thou strive against him? for he giveth not account of any of his matters. View Tool
14 For God speaketh once, yea twice, yet man perceiveth it not. View Tool
15 In a dream, in a vision of the night, when deep sleep falleth upon men, in slumberings upon the bed; View Tool
16 Then he openeth the ears of men, and sealeth their instruction, View Tool
17 That he may withdraw man from his purpose, and hide pride from man. View Tool
18 He keepeth back his soul from the pit, and his life from perishing by the sword. View Tool
19 He is chastened also with pain upon his bed, and the multitude of his bones with strong pain: View Tool
20 So that his life abhorreth bread, and his soul dainty meat. View Tool
21 His flesh is consumed away, that it cannot be seen; and his bones that were not seen stick out. View Tool
22 Yea, his soul draweth near unto the grave, and his life to the destroyers. View Tool
23 If there be a messenger with him, an interpreter, one among a thousand, to shew unto man his uprightness: View Tool
24 Then he is gracious unto him, and saith, Deliver him from going down to the pit: I have found a ransom. View Tool
25 His flesh shall be fresher than a child’s: he shall return to the days of his youth: View Tool
26 He shall pray unto God, and he will be favourable unto him: and he shall see his face with joy: for he will render unto man his righteousness. View Tool
27 He looketh upon men, and if any say, I have sinned, and perverted that which was right, and it profited me not; View Tool
28 He will deliver his soul from going into the pit, and his life shall see the light. View Tool
29 Lo, all these things worketh God oftentimes with man, View Tool
30 To bring back his soul from the pit, to be enlightened with the light of the living. View Tool
31 Mark well, O Job, hearken unto me: hold thy peace, and I will speak. View Tool
32 If thou hast anything to say, answer me: speak, for I desire to justify thee. View Tool
33 If not, hearken unto me: hold thy peace, and I shall teach thee wisdom. View Tool


Job 34

1 Furthermore Elihu answered and said, View Tool
2 Hear my words, O ye wise men; and give ear unto me, ye that have knowledge. 2 I View Tool
3 For the ear trieth words, as the mouth tasteth meat. 2 I View Tool
4 Let us choose to us judgment: let us know among ourselves what is good. 2 I View Tool
5 For Job hath said, I am righteous: and God hath taken away my judgment. View Tool
6 Should I lie against my right? my wound is incurable without transgression. View Tool
7 What man is like Job, who drinketh up scorning like water? View Tool
8 Which goeth in company with the workers of iniquity, and walketh with wicked men. View Tool
9 For he hath said, It profiteth a man nothing that he should delight himself with God. View Tool
10 Therefore hearken unto me ye men of understanding: far be it from God, that he should do wickedness; and from the Almighty, that he should commit iniquity. View Tool
11 For the work of a man shall he render unto him, and cause every man to find according to his ways. 2 I View Tool
12 Yea, surely God will not do wickedly, neither will the Almighty pervert judgment. 4 I View Tool
13 Who hath given him a charge over the earth? or who hath disposed the whole world? View Tool
14 If he set his heart upon man, if he gather unto himself his spirit and his breath; 2 I View Tool
15 All flesh shall perish together, and man shall turn again unto dust. 2 I View Tool
16 If now thou hast understanding, hear this: hearken to the voice of my words. View Tool
17 Shall even he that hateth right govern? and wilt thou condemn him that is most just? View Tool
18 Is it fit to say to a king, Thou art wicked? and to princes, Ye are ungodly? View Tool
19 How much less to him that accepteth not the persons of princes, nor regardeth the rich more than the poor? for they all are the work of his hands. View Tool
20 In a moment shall they die, and the people shall be troubled at midnight, and pass away: and the mighty shall be taken away without hand. View Tool
21 For his eyes are upon the ways of man, and he seeth all his goings. 6 I View Tool
22 There is no darkness, nor shadow of death, where the workers of iniquity may hide themselves. View Tool
23 For he will not lay upon man more than right; that he should enter into judgment with God. View Tool
24 He shall break in pieces mighty men without number, and set others in their stead. View Tool
25 Therefore he knoweth their works, and he overturneth them in the night, so that they are destroyed. View Tool
26 He striketh them as wicked men in the open sight of others; View Tool
27 Because they turned back from him, and would not consider any of his ways: View Tool
28 So that they cause the cry of the poor to come unto him, and he heareth the cry of the afflicted. View Tool
29 When he giveth quietness, who then can make trouble? and when he hideth his face, who then can behold him? whether it be done against a nation, or against a man only: View Tool
30 That the hypocrite reign not, lest the people be ensnared. View Tool
31 Surely it is meet to be said unto God, I have borne chastisement, I will not offend any more: View Tool
32 That which I see not teach thou me: if I have done iniquity, I will do no more. View Tool
33 Should it be according to thy mind? he will recompense it, whether thou refuse, or whether thou choose; and not I: therefore speak what thou knowest. View Tool
34 Let men of understanding tell me, and let a wise man hearken unto me. View Tool
35 Job hath spoken without knowledge, and his words were without wisdom. View Tool
36 My desire is that Job may be tried unto the end because of his answers for wicked men. View Tool
37 For he addeth rebellion unto his sin, he clappeth his hands among us, and multiplieth his words against God. View Tool