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Job 36 :: Young's Literal Translation (YLT)

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Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:1 - And Elihu addeth and saith: --
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:2 - Honour me a little, and I shew thee, That yet for God are words.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:3 - I lift up my knowledge from afar, And to my Maker I ascribe righteousness.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:4 - For, truly, my words are not false, The perfect in knowledge is with thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:5 - Lo, God is mighty, and despiseth not, Mighty in power and heart.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:6 - He reviveth not the wicked, And the judgment of the poor appointeth;
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:7 - He withdraweth not from the righteous His eyes, And from kings on the throne, And causeth them to sit for ever, and they are high,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:8 - And if prisoners in fetters They are captured with cords of affliction,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:9 - Then He declareth to them their work, And their transgressions, Because they have become mighty,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:10 - And He uncovereth their ear for instruction, And saith that they turn back from iniquity.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:11 - If they do hear and serve, They complete their days in good, And their years in pleasantness.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:12 - And if they do not hearken, By the dart they pass away, And expire without knowledge.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:13 - And the profane in heart set the face, They cry not when He hath bound them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:14 - Their soul dieth in youth, And their life among the defiled.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:15 - He draweth out the afflicted in his affliction, And uncovereth in oppression their ear.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:16 - And also He moved thee from a strait place, To a broad place -- no straitness under it, And the sitting beyond of thy table Hath been full of fatness.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:17 - And the judgment of the wicked thou hast fulfilled, Judgment and justice are upheld -- because of fury,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:18 - Lest He move thee with a stroke, And the abundance of an atonement turn thee not aside.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:19 - Doth He value thy riches? He hath gold, and all the forces of power.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:20 - Desire not the night, For the going up of peoples in their stead.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:21 - Take heed -- do not turn unto iniquity, For on this thou hast fixed Rather than on affliction.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:22 - Lo, God doth sit on high by His power, Who is like Him -- a teacher?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:23 - Who hath appointed unto Him his way? And who said, 'Thou hast done iniquity?'
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:24 - Remember that thou magnify His work That men have beheld.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:25 - All men have looked on it, Man looketh attentively from afar.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:26 - Lo, God is high, And we know not the number of His years, Yea, there is no searching.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:27 - When He doth diminish droppings of the waters, They refine rain according to its vapour,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:28 - Which clouds do drop, They distil on man abundantly.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:29 - Yea, doth any understand The spreadings out of a cloud? The noises of His tabernacle?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:30 - Lo, He hath spread over it His light, And the roots of the sea He hath covered,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:31 - For by them He doth judge peoples, He giveth food in abundance.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:32 - By two palms He hath covered the light, And layeth a charge over it in meeting,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:33 - He sheweth by it to his friend substance, Anger against perversity.

The Young's Literal Translation was translated by Robert Young, who believed in a strictly literal translation of God's word. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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