Job 32:1-11 NRS

1 So these three men ceased to answer Job, because he was righteous in his own eyes.
2 Then Elihu son of Barachel the Buzite, of the family of Ram, became angry. He was angry at Job because he justified himself rather than God;
3 he was angry also at Job's three friends because they had found no answer, though they had declared Job to be in the wrong. a

References for Job 32:3

    • ö 32:3 - Another ancient tradition reads [answer, and had put God in the wrong]
      4 Now Elihu had waited to speak to Job, because they were older than he.
      5 But when Elihu saw that there was no answer in the mouths of these three men, he became angry.
      6 Elihu son of Barachel the Buzite answered: "I am young in years, and you are aged; therefore I was timid and afraid to declare my opinion to you.
      7 I said, "Let days speak, and many years teach wisdom.'
      8 But truly it is the spirit in a mortal, the breath of the Almighty, b that makes for understanding.

      References for Job 32:8

        • ÷ 32:8 - Traditional rendering of Heb [Shaddai]
          9 It is not the old c that are wise, nor the aged that understand what is right.

          References for Job 32:9

            • ø 32:9 - Gk Syr Vg: Heb [many]
              10 Therefore I say, "Listen to me; let me also declare my opinion.'
              11 "See, I waited for your words, I listened for your wise sayings, while you searched out what to say.