Job 37:19-24 RSV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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19 Teach us what we shall say to him; we cannot draw up our case because of darkness. 19 "Tell us what we should say to him; we cannot draw up our case because of our darkness.
20 Shall it be told him that I would speak? Did a man ever wish that he would be swallowed up? 20 Should he be told that I want to speak? Would any man ask to be swallowed up?
21 "And now men cannot look on the light when it is bright in the skies, when the wind has passed and cleared them. 21 Now no one can look at the sun, bright as it is in the skies after the wind has swept them clean.
22 Out of the north comes golden splendor; God is clothed with terrible majesty. 22 Out of the north he comes in golden splendor; God comes in awesome majesty.
23 The Almighty--we cannot find him; he is great in power and justice, and abundant righteousness he will not violate. 23 The Almighty is beyond our reach and exalted in power; in his justice and great righteousness, he does not oppress.
24 Therefore men fear him; he does not regard any who are wise in their own conceit." 24 Therefore, men revere him, for does he not have regard for all the wise in heart? "