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Job 36

NIV 1 Elihu continued: NIV 1 Elihu continued: NIV 2 "Bear with me a little longer and I will show you that there is more to be said in God's behalf. NIV 2 "Bear with me a little longer and I will show you that there is more to be said in God's behalf. NIV 3 I get my knowledge from afar; I will ascribe justice to my Maker. NIV 3 I get my knowledge from afar; I will ascribe justice to my Maker. NIV 4 Be assured that my words are not false; one perfect in knowledge is with you. NIV 4 Be assured that my words are not false; one perfect in knowledge is with you. NIV 5 "God is mighty, but does not despise men; he is mighty, and firm in his purpose. NIV 5 "God is mighty, but does not despise men; he is mighty, and firm in his purpose. NIV 6 He does not keep the wicked alive but gives the afflicted their rights. NIV 6 He does not keep the wicked alive but gives the afflicted their rights. NIV 7 He does not take his eyes off the righteous; he enthrones them with kings and exalts them forever. NIV 7 He does not take his eyes off the righteous; he enthrones them with kings and exalts them forever. NIV 8 But if men are bound in chains, held fast by cords of affliction, NIV 8 But if men are bound in chains, held fast by cords of affliction, NIV 9 he tells them what they have done-- that they have sinned arrogantly. NIV 9 he tells them what they have done-- that they have sinned arrogantly. NIV 10 He makes them listen to correction and commands them to repent of their evil. NIV 10 He makes them listen to correction and commands them to repent of their evil. NIV 11 If they obey and serve him, they will spend the rest of their days in prosperity and their years in contentment. NIV 11 If they obey and serve him, they will spend the rest of their days in prosperity and their years in contentment. NIV 12 But if they do not listen, they will perish by the sword and die without knowledge. NIV 12 But if they do not listen, they will perish by the sword and die without knowledge. NIV 13 "The godless in heart harbor resentment; even when he fetters them, they do not cry for help. NIV 13 "The godless in heart harbor resentment; even when he fetters them, they do not cry for help. NIV 14 They die in their youth, among male prostitutes of the shrines. NIV 14 They die in their youth, among male prostitutes of the shrines. NIV 15 But those who suffer he delivers in their suffering; he speaks to them in their affliction. NIV 15 But those who suffer he delivers in their suffering; he speaks to them in their affliction. NIV 16 "He is wooing you from the jaws of distress to a spacious place free from restriction, to the comfort of your table laden with choice food. NIV 16 "He is wooing you from the jaws of distress to a spacious place free from restriction, to the comfort of your table laden with choice food. NIV 17 But now you are laden with the judgment due the wicked; judgment and justice have taken hold of you. NIV 17 But now you are laden with the judgment due the wicked; judgment and justice have taken hold of you. NIV 18 Be careful that no one entices you by riches; do not let a large bribe turn you aside. NIV 18 Be careful that no one entices you by riches; do not let a large bribe turn you aside. NIV 19 Would your wealth or even all your mighty efforts sustain you so you would not be in distress? NIV 19 Would your wealth or even all your mighty efforts sustain you so you would not be in distress? NIV 20 Do not long for the night, to drag people away from their homes. NIV 20 Do not long for the night, to drag people away from their homes. NIV 21 Beware of turning to evil, which you seem to prefer to affliction. NIV 21 Beware of turning to evil, which you seem to prefer to affliction. NIV 22 "God is exalted in his power. Who is a teacher like him? NIV 22 "God is exalted in his power. Who is a teacher like him? NIV 23 Who has prescribed his ways for him, or said to him, 'You have done wrong'? NIV 23 Who has prescribed his ways for him, or said to him, 'You have done wrong'? NIV 24 Remember to extol his work, which men have praised in song. NIV 24 Remember to extol his work, which men have praised in song. NIV 25 All mankind has seen it; men gaze on it from afar. NIV 25 All mankind has seen it; men gaze on it from afar. NIV 26 How great is God--beyond our understanding! The number of his years is past finding out. NIV 26 How great is God--beyond our understanding! The number of his years is past finding out. NIV 27 "He draws up the drops of water, which distill as rain to the streams; NIV 27 "He draws up the drops of water, which distill as rain to the streams; NIV 28 the clouds pour down their moisture and abundant showers fall on mankind. NIV 28 the clouds pour down their moisture and abundant showers fall on mankind. NIV 29 Who can understand how he spreads out the clouds, how he thunders from his pavilion? NIV 29 Who can understand how he spreads out the clouds, how he thunders from his pavilion? NIV 30 See how he scatters his lightning about him, bathing the depths of the sea. NIV 30 See how he scatters his lightning about him, bathing the depths of the sea. NIV 31 This is the way he governs the nations and provides food in abundance. NIV 31 This is the way he governs the nations and provides food in abundance. NIV 32 He fills his hands with lightning and commands it to strike its mark. NIV 32 He fills his hands with lightning and commands it to strike its mark. NIV 33 His thunder announces the coming storm; even the cattle make known its approach. NIV 33 His thunder announces the coming storm; even the cattle make known its approach.