Job 33:8

8 “But you have said in my hearing— I heard the very words—

Job 33:8 in Other Translations

KJV
8 Surely thou hast spoken in mine hearing, and I have heard the voice of thy words, saying,
ESV
8 "Surely you have spoken in my ears, and I have heard the sound of your words.
NLT
8 “You have spoken in my hearing, and I have heard your very words.
MSG
8 "Here's what you said. I heard you say it with my own ears.
CSB
8 Surely you have spoken in my hearing, and I have heard these very words:

Job 33:8 Meaning and Commentary

Job 33:8

Surely thou hast spoken in mine hearing
After the above preface, Elihu proceeds to the point in hand, and enters a charge against Job; which he took up, not upon suspicion and surmisings, nor upon report, nor upon accusations received from others, but what he had heard with his own ears, unless he was greatly mistaken indeed, which he thought he was not:

and I have heard the voice of [thy] words;
the sound of them, clearly and distinctly, and took in the sense of them, as he really believed:

[saying];
as follows.

Job 33:8 In-Context

6 I am the same as you in God’s sight; I too am a piece of clay.
7 No fear of me should alarm you, nor should my hand be heavy on you.
8 “But you have said in my hearing— I heard the very words—
9 ‘I am pure, I have done no wrong; I am clean and free from sin.
10 Yet God has found fault with me; he considers me his enemy.