Job Chapter 36 Young's Literal Translation

Job 36:1

And Elihu addeth and saith: --

Job 36:2

Honour me a little, and I shew thee, That yet for God `are' words.

Job 36:3

I lift up my knowledge from afar, And to my Maker I ascribe righteousness.

Job 36:4

For, truly, my words `are' not false, The perfect in knowledge `is' with thee.

Job 36:5

Lo, God `is' mighty, and despiseth not, Mighty `in' power `and' heart.

Job 36:6

He reviveth not the wicked, And the judgment of the poor appointeth;

Job 36:7

He withdraweth not from the righteous His eyes, And `from' kings on the throne, And causeth them to sit for ever, and they are high,

Job 36:8

And if prisoners in fetters They are captured with cords of affliction,

Job 36:9

Then He declareth to them their work, And their transgressions, Because they have become mighty,

Job 36:10

And He uncovereth their ear for instruction, And saith that they turn back from iniquity.

Job 36:11

If they do hear and serve, They complete their days in good, And their years in pleasantness.

Job 36:12

And if they do not hearken, By the dart they pass away, And expire without knowledge.

Job 36:13

And the profane in heart set the face, They cry not when He hath bound them.

Job 36:14

Their soul dieth in youth, And their life among the defiled.

Job 36:15

He draweth out the afflicted in his affliction, And uncovereth in oppression their ear.

Job 36:16

And also He moved thee from a strait place, `To' a broad place -- no straitness under it, And the sitting beyond of thy table Hath been full of fatness.

Job 36:17

And the judgment of the wicked thou hast fulfilled, Judgment and justice are upheld -- because of fury,

Job 36:18

Lest He move thee with a stroke, And the abundance of an atonement turn thee not aside.

Job 36:19

Doth He value thy riches? He hath gold, and all the forces of power.

Job 36:20

Desire not the night, For the going up of peoples in their stead.

Job 36:21

Take heed -- do not turn unto iniquity, For on this thou hast fixed Rather than `on' affliction.

Job 36:22

Lo, God doth sit on high by His power, Who `is' like Him -- a teacher?

Job 36:23

Who hath appointed unto Him his way? And who said, `Thou hast done iniquity?'

Job 36:24

Remember that thou magnify His work That men have beheld.

Job 36:25

All men have looked on it, Man looketh attentively from afar.

Job 36:26

Lo, God `is' high, And we know not the number of His years, Yea, there `is' no searching.

Job 36:27

When He doth diminish droppings of the waters, They refine rain according to its vapour,

Job 36:28

Which clouds do drop, They distil on man abundantly.

Job 36:29

Yea, doth `any' understand The spreadings out of a cloud? The noises of His tabernacle?

Job 36:30

Lo, He hath spread over it His light, And the roots of the sea He hath covered,

Job 36:31

For by them He doth judge peoples, He giveth food in abundance.

Job 36:32

By two palms He hath covered the light, And layeth a charge over it in meeting,

Job 36:33

He sheweth by it `to' his friend substance, Anger against perversity.