Job Chapter 36 Darby English Bible

Job 36:1

And Elihu proceeded and said,

Job 36:2

Suffer me a little, and I will shew thee that I have yet words for +God.

Job 36:3

I will fetch my knowledge from afar, and will ascribe righteousness to my Creator.

Job 36:4

For truly my words shall be no falsehood: one perfect in knowledge is with thee.

Job 36:5

Lo, ùGod is mighty, but despiseth not [any]; mighty in strength of understanding:

Job 36:6

He saveth not the wicked alive; but he doeth justice to the afflicted.

Job 36:7

He withdraweth not his eyes from the righteous, but with kings on the throne doth he even set them for ever; and they are exalted.

Job 36:8

And if, bound in fetters, they be held in cords of affliction,

Job 36:9

Then he sheweth them their work, and their transgressions, because they have increased.

Job 36:10

And he openeth their ear to discipline, and commandeth that they return from iniquity.

Job 36:11

If they hearken and serve [him], they shall accomplish their days in prosperity, and their years in pleasures.

Job 36:12

But if they hearken not, they shall pass away by the sword, and expire without knowledge.

Job 36:13

But the godless in heart heap up anger; they cry not when he bindeth them:

Job 36:14

Their soul dieth in youth, and their life is among the unclean.

Job 36:15

But he delivereth the afflicted in his affliction, and openeth their ear in [their] oppression.

Job 36:16

Even so would he have allured thee out of the jaws of distress into a broad place, where there is no straitness; and the supply of thy table [would be] full of fatness.

Job 36:17

But thou art full of the judgments of the wicked: judgment and justice take hold [on thee].

Job 36:18

Because there is wrath, [beware] lest it take thee away through chastisement: then a great ransom could not avail thee.

Job 36:19

Will he esteem thy riches? Not gold, nor all the resources of strength!

Job 36:20

Desire not the night, when peoples are cut off from their place.

Job 36:21

Take heed, turn not to iniquity; for this hast thou chosen rather than affliction.

Job 36:22

Lo, ùGod is exalted in his power: who teacheth as he?

Job 36:23

Who hath appointed him his way? or who hath said, Thou hast wrought unrighteousness?

Job 36:24

Remember that thou magnify his work, which men celebrate.

Job 36:25

All men look at it; man beholdeth [it] afar off.

Job 36:26

Lo, ùGod is great, and we comprehend [him] not, neither can the number of his years be searched out.

Job 36:27

For he draweth up the drops of water: they distil in rain from the vapour which he formeth,

Job 36:28

Which the skies pour down [and] drop upon man abundantly.

Job 36:29

But can any understand the spreadings of the clouds, [or] the crashing of his pavilion?

Job 36:30

Lo, he spreadeth his light around him, and covereth the bottom of the sea.

Job 36:31

For with them he judgeth the peoples; he giveth food in abundance.

Job 36:32

[His] hands he covereth with lightning, and commandeth it where it is to strike.

Job 36:33

His thundering declareth concerning him; the cattle even, concerning its coming.