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Job 35 :: New English Translation (NET)

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Unchecked Copy BoxJob 35:1 - Then Elihu answered:
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 35:2 - "Do you think this to be just: when you say, 'My right before God.'
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 35:3 - But you say, 'What will it profit you,' and, 'What do I gain by not sinning?'
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 35:4 - I will reply to you, and to your friends with you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 35:5 - Gaze at the heavens and see; consider the clouds, which are higher than you!
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 35:6 - If you sin, how does it affect God? If your transgressions are many, what does it do to him?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 35:7 - If you are righteous, what do you give to God, or what does he receive from your hand?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 35:8 - Your wickedness affects only a person like yourself, and your righteousness only other people.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 35:9 - "People cry out because of the excess of oppression; they cry out for help because of the power of the mighty.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 35:10 - But no one says, 'Where is God, my Creator, who gives songs in the night,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 35:11 - who teaches us more than the wild animals of the earth, and makes us wiser than the birds of the sky?'
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 35:12 - Then they cry out - but he does not answer - because of the arrogance of the wicked.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 35:13 - Surely it is an empty cry - God does not hear it; the Almighty does not take notice of it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 35:14 - How much less, then, when you say that you do not perceive him, that the case is before him and you are waiting for him!
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 35:15 - And further, when you say that his anger does not punish, and that he does not know transgression!
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 35:16 - So Job opens his mouth to no purpose; without knowledge he multiplies words."

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