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Job 32 :: Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxJob 32:1 - So these three men ceased to answer Job, because he was righteous in his own eyes.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 32:2 - Then Eli'hu the son of Bar'achel the Buzite, of the family of Ram, became angry. He was angry at Job because he justified himself rather than God;
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 32:3 - he was angry also at Job's three friends because they had found no answer, although they had declared Job to be in the wrong.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 32:4 - Now Eli'hu had waited to speak to Job because they were older than he.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 32:5 - And when Eli'hu saw that there was no answer in the mouth of these three men, he became angry.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 32:6 - And Eli'hu the son of Bar'achel the Buzite answered: "I am young in years, and you are aged; therefore I was timid and afraid to declare my opinion to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 32:7 - I said, 'Let days speak, and many years teach wisdom.'
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 32:8 - But it is the spirit in a man, the breath of the Almighty, that makes him understand.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 32:9 - It is not the old that are wise, nor the aged that understand what is right.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 32:10 - Therefore I say, 'Listen to me; let me also declare my opinion.'
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 32:11 - "Behold, I waited for your words, I listened for your wise sayings, while you searched out what to say.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 32:12 - I gave you my attention, and, behold, there was none that confuted Job, or that answered his words, among you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 32:13 - Beware lest you say, 'We have found wisdom; God may vanquish him, not man.'
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 32:14 - He has not directed his words against me, and I will not answer him with your speeches.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 32:15 - "They are discomfited, they answer no more; they have not a word to say.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 32:16 - And shall I wait, because they do not speak, because they stand there, and answer no more?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 32:17 - I also will give my answer; I also will declare my opinion.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 32:18 - For I am full of words, the spirit within me constrains me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 32:19 - Behold, my heart is like wine that has no vent; like new wineskins, it is ready to burst.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 32:20 - I must speak, that I may find relief; I must open my lips and answer.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 32:21 - I will not show partiality to any person or use flattery toward any man.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 32:22 - For I do not know how to flatter, else would my Maker soon put an end to me.
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Source: Transcribed from: The Holy Bible: Revised Standard Version containing the Old and New Testaments, translated from the original tongues: being the version set forth A.D. 1611, revised A.D. 1881-1885 and A.D. 1901: compared with the most ancient authorities and revised A.D. 1946-52. — 2nd ed. of New Testament A.D. 1971. There should be enough in the rest of the description to identify the text.

Language: English

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