Job 36

Job 36:1  
Elihu also proceeded, and said,

Job 36:2  
Suffer me a little, and I will shew 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 sheweth 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 sheweth concerning it, the cattle also concerning the vapour.

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