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Job 34

NIV 1 Then Elihu said: NIV 1 Then Elihu said: NIV 2 "Hear my words, you wise men; listen to me, you men of learning. NIV 2 "Hear my words, you wise men; listen to me, you men of learning. NIV 3 For the ear tests words as the tongue tastes food. NIV 3 For the ear tests words as the tongue tastes food. NIV 4 Let us discern for ourselves what is right; let us learn together what is good. NIV 4 Let us discern for ourselves what is right; let us learn together what is good. NIV 5 "Job says, 'I am innocent, but God denies me justice. NIV 5 "Job says, 'I am innocent, but God denies me justice. NIV 6 Although I am right, I am considered a liar; although I am guiltless, his arrow inflicts an incurable wound.' NIV 6 Although I am right, I am considered a liar; although I am guiltless, his arrow inflicts an incurable wound.' NIV 7 What man is like Job, who drinks scorn like water? NIV 7 What man is like Job, who drinks scorn like water? NIV 8 He keeps company with evildoers; he associates with wicked men. NIV 8 He keeps company with evildoers; he associates with wicked men. NIV 9 For he says, 'It profits a man nothing when he tries to please God.' NIV 9 For he says, 'It profits a man nothing when he tries to please God.' NIV 10 "So listen to me, you men of understanding. Far be it from God to do evil, from the Almighty to do wrong. NIV 10 "So listen to me, you men of understanding. Far be it from God to do evil, from the Almighty to do wrong. NIV 11 He repays a man for what he has done; he brings upon him what his conduct deserves. NIV 11 He repays a man for what he has done; he brings upon him what his conduct deserves. NIV 12 It is unthinkable that God would do wrong, that the Almighty would pervert justice. NIV 12 It is unthinkable that God would do wrong, that the Almighty would pervert justice. NIV 13 Who appointed him over the earth? Who put him in charge of the whole world? NIV 13 Who appointed him over the earth? Who put him in charge of the whole world? NIV 14 If it were his intention and he withdrew his spirit and breath, NIV 14 If it were his intention and he withdrew his spirit and breath, NIV 15 all mankind would perish together and man would return to the dust. NIV 15 all mankind would perish together and man would return to the dust. NIV 16 "If you have understanding, hear this; listen to what I say. NIV 16 "If you have understanding, hear this; listen to what I say. NIV 17 Can he who hates justice govern? Will you condemn the just and mighty One? NIV 17 Can he who hates justice govern? Will you condemn the just and mighty One? NIV 18 Is he not the One who says to kings, 'You are worthless,' and to nobles, 'You are wicked,' NIV 18 Is he not the One who says to kings, 'You are worthless,' and to nobles, 'You are wicked,' NIV 19 who shows no partiality to princes and does not favor the rich over the poor, for they are all the work of his hands? NIV 19 who shows no partiality to princes and does not favor the rich over the poor, for they are all the work of his hands? NIV 20 They die in an instant, in the middle of the night; the people are shaken and they pass away; the mighty are removed without human hand. NIV 20 They die in an instant, in the middle of the night; the people are shaken and they pass away; the mighty are removed without human hand. NIV 21 "His eyes are on the ways of men; he sees their every step. NIV 21 "His eyes are on the ways of men; he sees their every step. NIV 22 There is no dark place, no deep shadow, where evildoers can hide. NIV 22 There is no dark place, no deep shadow, where evildoers can hide. NIV 23 God has no need to examine men further, that they should come before him for judgment. NIV 23 God has no need to examine men further, that they should come before him for judgment. NIV 24 Without inquiry he shatters the mighty and sets up others in their place. NIV 24 Without inquiry he shatters the mighty and sets up others in their place. NIV 25 Because he takes note of their deeds, he overthrows them in the night and they are crushed. NIV 25 Because he takes note of their deeds, he overthrows them in the night and they are crushed. NIV 26 He punishes them for their wickedness where everyone can see them, NIV 26 He punishes them for their wickedness where everyone can see them, NIV 27 because they turned from following him and had no regard for any of his ways. NIV 27 because they turned from following him and had no regard for any of his ways. NIV 28 They caused the cry of the poor to come before him, so that he heard the cry of the needy. NIV 28 They caused the cry of the poor to come before him, so that he heard the cry of the needy. NIV 29 But if he remains silent, who can condemn him? If he hides his face, who can see him? Yet he is over man and nation alike, NIV 29 But if he remains silent, who can condemn him? If he hides his face, who can see him? Yet he is over man and nation alike, NIV 30 to keep a godless man from ruling, from laying snares for the people. NIV 30 to keep a godless man from ruling, from laying snares for the people. NIV 31 "Suppose a man says to God, 'I am guilty but will offend no more. NIV 31 "Suppose a man says to God, 'I am guilty but will offend no more. NIV 32 Teach me what I cannot see; if I have done wrong, I will not do so again.' NIV 32 Teach me what I cannot see; if I have done wrong, I will not do so again.' NIV 33 Should God then reward you on your terms, when you refuse to repent? You must decide, not I; so tell me what you know. NIV 33 Should God then reward you on your terms, when you refuse to repent? You must decide, not I; so tell me what you know. NIV 34 "Men of understanding declare, wise men who hear me say to me, NIV 34 "Men of understanding declare, wise men who hear me say to me, NIV 35 'Job speaks without knowledge; his words lack insight.' NIV 35 'Job speaks without knowledge; his words lack insight.' NIV 36 Oh, that Job might be tested to the utmost for answering like a wicked man! NIV 36 Oh, that Job might be tested to the utmost for answering like a wicked man! NIV 37 To his sin he adds rebellion; scornfully he claps his hands among us and multiplies his words against God." NIV 37 To his sin he adds rebellion; scornfully he claps his hands among us and multiplies his words against God."