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Chapter
Job 36

Book of Job - Chapter 36

Job 36:1

Elihu also proceeded, and said,

Job 36:2

Suffer me a little, and I will show thee that [I have] yet to speak on God's behalf.

Job 36:3

I will fetch my knowledge from afar, and will ascribe righteousness to my Maker.

Job 36:4

For truly my words [shall] not [be] false: he that is perfect in knowledge [is] with thee.

Job 36:5

Behold, God [is] mighty, and despiseth not [any: he is] mighty in strength [and] wisdom.

Job 36:6

He preserveth not the life of the wicked: but giveth right to the poor.

Job 36:7

He withdraweth not his eyes from the righteous: but with kings [are they] on the throne; yea, he doth establish them for ever, and they are exalted.

Job 36:8

And if [they be] bound in fetters, [and] be holden in cords of affliction;

Job 36:9

Then he showeth them their work, and their transgressions that they have exceeded.

Job 36:10

He openeth also their ear to discipline, and commandeth that they return from iniquity.

Job 36:11

If they obey and serve [him], they shall spend their days in prosperity, and their years in pleasures.

Job 36:12

But if they obey not, they shall perish by the sword, and they shall die without knowledge.

Job 36:13

But the hypocrites in heart heap up wrath: they cry not when he bindeth them.

Job 36:14

They die in youth, and their life [is] among the unclean.

Job 36:15

He delivereth the poor in his affliction, and openeth their ears in oppression.

Job 36:16

Even so would he have removed thee out of the strait [into] a broad place, where [there is] no straitness; and that which should be set on thy table [should be] full of fatness.

Job 36:17

But thou hast fulfilled the judgment of the wicked: judgment and justice take hold [on thee].

Job 36:18

Because [there is] wrath, [beware] lest he take thee away with [his] stroke: then a great ransom cannot deliver thee.

Job 36:19

Will he esteem thy riches? [no], not gold, nor all the forces of strength.

Job 36:20

Desire not the night, when people are cut off in their place.

Job 36:21

Take heed, regard not iniquity: for this hast thou chosen rather than affliction.

Job 36:22

Behold, God exalteth by his power: who teacheth like him?

Job 36:23

Who hath enjoined him his way? or who can say, Thou hast wrought iniquity?

Job 36:24

Remember that thou magnify his work, which men behold.

Job 36:25

Every man may see it; man may behold [it] afar off.

Job 36:26

Behold, God [is] great, and we know [him] not, neither can the number of his years be searched out.

Job 36:27

For he maketh small the drops of water: they pour down rain according to the vapour thereof:

Job 36:28

Which the clouds do drop [and] distil upon man abundantly.

Job 36:29

Also can [any] understand the spreadings of the clouds, [or] the noise of his tabernacle?

Job 36:30

Behold, he spreadeth his light upon it, and covereth the bottom of the sea.

Job 36:31

For by them judgeth he the people; he giveth meat in abundance.

Job 36:32

With clouds he covereth the light; and commandeth it [not to shine] by [the cloud] that cometh betwixt.

Job 36:33

The noise thereof showeth concerning it, the cattle also concerning the vapour.