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Job 32

TNIV 1 So these three men stopped answering Job, because he was righteous in his own eyes. NIV 1 So these three men stopped answering Job, because he was righteous in his own eyes. TNIV 2 But Elihu son of Barakel the Buzite, of the family of Ram, became very angry with Job for justifying himself rather than God. NIV 2 But Elihu son of Barakel the Buzite, of the family of Ram, became very angry with Job for justifying himself rather than God. TNIV 3 He was also angry with the three friends, because they had found no way to refute Job, and yet had condemned him. NIV 3 He was also angry with the three friends, because they had found no way to refute Job, and yet had condemned him. TNIV 4 Now Elihu had waited before speaking to Job because they were older than he. NIV 4 Now Elihu had waited before speaking to Job because they were older than he. TNIV 5 But when he saw that the three men had nothing more to say, his anger was aroused. NIV 5 But when he saw that the three men had nothing more to say, his anger was aroused. TNIV 6 So Elihu son of Barakel the Buzite said: "I am young in years, and you are old; that is why I was fearful, not daring to tell you what I know. NIV 6 So Elihu son of Barakel the Buzite said: "I am young in years, and you are old; that is why I was fearful, not daring to tell you what I know. TNIV 7 I thought, 'Age should speak; advanced years should teach wisdom.' NIV 7 I thought, 'Age should speak; advanced years should teach wisdom.' TNIV 8 But it is the spirit in mortals, the breath of the Almighty, that gives them understanding. NIV 8 But it is the spirit in a man, the breath of the Almighty, that gives him understanding. TNIV 9 It is not only the old who are wise, not only the aged who understand what is right. NIV 9 It is not only the old who are wise, not only the aged who understand what is right. TNIV 10 "Therefore I say: Listen to me; I too will tell you what I know. NIV 10 "Therefore I say: Listen to me; I too will tell you what I know. TNIV 11 I waited while you spoke, I listened to your reasoning; while you were searching for words, NIV 11 I waited while you spoke, I listened to your reasoning; while you were searching for words, TNIV 12 I gave you my full attention. But not one of you has proved Job wrong; none of you has answered his arguments. NIV 12 I gave you my full attention. But not one of you has proved Job wrong; none of you has answered his arguments. TNIV 13 Do not say, 'We have found wisdom; let God refute him, not a mere mortal.' NIV 13 Do not say, 'We have found wisdom; let God refute him, not man.' TNIV 14 But Job has not marshaled his words against me, and I will not answer him with your arguments. NIV 14 But Job has not marshaled his words against me, and I will not answer him with your arguments. TNIV 15 "They are dismayed and have no more to say; words have failed them. NIV 15 "They are dismayed and have no more to say; words have failed them. TNIV 16 Must I wait, now that they are silent, now that they stand there with no reply? NIV 16 Must I wait, now that they are silent, now that they stand there with no reply? TNIV 17 I too will have my say; I too will tell what I know. NIV 17 I too will have my say; I too will tell what I know. TNIV 18 For I am full of words, and the spirit within me compels me; NIV 18 For I am full of words, and the spirit within me compels me; TNIV 19 inside I am like bottled-up wine, like new wineskins ready to burst. NIV 19 inside I am like bottled-up wine, like new wineskins ready to burst. TNIV 20 I must speak and find relief; I must open my lips and reply. NIV 20 I must speak and find relief; I must open my lips and reply. TNIV 21 I will show no partiality, nor will I flatter anyone; NIV 21 I will show partiality to no one, nor will I flatter any man; TNIV 22 for if I were skilled in flattery, my Maker would soon take me away. NIV 22 for if I were skilled in flattery, my Maker would soon take me away.