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Job 35

Job 35:1
Elihu spake moreover, and said,

Job 35:2  
Thinkest thou this to be right, that thou saidst, My righteousness is more than God's?

Job 35:3  
For thou saidst, What advantage will it be unto thee? and, What profit shall I have, if I be cleansed from my sin?

Job 35:4
I will answer thee, and thy companions with thee.

Job 35:5
Look unto the heavens, and see; and behold the clouds which are higher than thou.

Job 35:6  
If thou sinnest, what doest thou against him? or if thy transgressions be multiplied, what doest thou unto him?

Job 35:7  
If thou be righteous, what givest thou him? or what receiveth he of thine hand?

Job 35:8  
Thy wickedness may hurt a man as thou art; and thy righteousness may profit the son of man.

Job 35:9  
By reason of the multitude of oppressions they make the oppressed to cry: they cry out by reason of the arm of the mighty.

Job 35:10  
But none saith, Where is God my maker, who giveth songs in the night;

Job 35:11  
Who teacheth us more than the beasts of the earth, and maketh us wiser than the fowls of heaven?

Job 35:12  
There they cry, but none giveth answer, because of the pride of evil men.

Job 35:13  
Surely God will not hear vanity, neither will the Almighty regard it.

Job 35:14  
Although thou sayest thou shalt not see him, yet judgment is before him; therefore trust thou in him.

Job 35:15  
But now, because it is not so, he hath visited in his anger; yet he knoweth it not in great extremity:

Job 35:16  
Therefore doth Job open his mouth in vain; he multiplieth words without knowledge.


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