Chapter 32 :: Job
Job 32:1 - So these three men ceased to answer Job, because he was righteous in his own eyes.
Job 32:2 - 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.
Job 32:3 - Also against his three friends was his wrath kindled, because they had found no answer, and yet had condemned Job.
Job 32:4 - Now Elihu had waited till Job had spoken, because they were elder than he.
Job 32:5 - When Elihu saw that there was no answer in the mouth of these three men, then his wrath was kindled.
Job 32:6 - 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.
Job 32:7 - I said, Days should speak, and multitude of years should teach wisdom.
Job 32:8 - But there is a spirit in man: and the inspiration of the Almighty giveth them understanding.
Job 32:9 - Great men are not always wise: neither do the aged understand judgment.
Job 32:10 - Therefore I said, Hearken to me; I also will shew mine opinion.
Job 32:11 - Behold, I waited for your words; I gave ear to your reasons, whilst ye searched out what to say.
Job 32:12 - Yea, I attended unto you, and, behold, there was none of you that convinced Job, or that answered his words:
Job 32:13 - Lest ye should say, We have found out wisdom: God thrusteth him down, not man.
Job 32:14 - Now he hath not directed his words against me: neither will I answer him with your speeches.
Job 32:15 - They were amazed, they answered no more: they left off speaking.
Job 32:16 - When I had waited, (for they spake not, but stood still, and answered no more;)
Job 32:17 - I said, I will answer also my part, I also will shew mine opinion.
Job 32:18 - For I am full of matter, the spirit within me constraineth me.
Job 32:19 - Behold, my belly is as wine which hath no vent; it is ready to burst like new bottles.
Job 32:20 - I will speak, that I may be refreshed: I will open my lips and answer.
Job 32:21 - Let me not, I pray you, accept any man's person, neither let me give flattering titles unto man.
Job 32:22 - For I know not to give flattering titles; in so doing my maker would soon take me away.