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Job 34

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    Job 34:1 Furthermore Elihu answered and said,
    Job 34:2 Hear my words, O you wise men; and give ear to me, you that have knowledge.
    Job 34:3 For the ear tries words, as the mouth tastes meat.
    Job 34:4 Let us choose to us judgment: let us know among ourselves what is good.
    Job 34:5 For Job has said, I am righteous: and God has taken away my judgment.
    Job 34:6 Should I lie against my right? my wound is incurable without transgression.
    Job 34:7 What man is like Job, who drinks up scorning like water?
    Job 34:8 Which goes in company with the workers of iniquity, and walks with wicked men.
    Job 34:9 For he has said, It profits a man nothing that he should delight himself with God.
    Job 34:10 Therefore listen to me you men of understanding: far be it from God, that he should do wickedness; and from the Almighty, that he should commit iniquity.
    Job 34:11 For the work of a man shall he render to him, and cause every man to find according to his ways.
    Job 34:12 Yes, surely God will not do wickedly, neither will the Almighty pervert judgment.
    Job 34:13 Who has given him a charge over the earth? or who has disposed the whole world?
    Job 34:14 If he set his heart on man, if he gather to himself his spirit and his breath;
    Job 34:15 All flesh shall perish together, and man shall turn again to dust.
    Job 34:16 If now you have understanding, hear this: listen to the voice of my words.
    Job 34:17 Shall even he that hates right govern? and will you condemn him that is most just?
    Job 34:18 Is it fit to say to a king, You are wicked? and to princes, You are ungodly?
    Job 34:19 How much less to him that accepts not the persons of princes, nor regards the rich more than the poor? for they all are the work of his hands.
    Job 34:20 In a moment shall they die, and the people shall be troubled at midnight, and pass away: and the mighty shall be taken away without hand.
    Job 34:21 For his eyes are on the ways of man, and he sees all his goings.
    Job 34:22 There is no darkness, nor shadow of death, where the workers of iniquity may hide themselves.
    Job 34:23 For he will not lay on man more than right; that he should enter into judgment with God.
    Job 34:24 He shall break in pieces mighty men without number, and set others in their stead.
    Job 34:25 Therefore he knows their works, and he overturns them in the night, so that they are destroyed.
    Job 34:26 He strikes them as wicked men in the open sight of others;
    Job 34:27 Because they turned back from him, and would not consider any of his ways:
    Job 34:28 So that they cause the cry of the poor to come to him, and he hears the cry of the afflicted.
    Job 34:29 When he gives quietness, who then can make trouble? and when he hides his face, who then can behold him? whether it be done against a nation, or against a man only:
    Job 34:30 That the hypocrite reign not, lest the people be ensnared.
    Job 34:31 Surely it is meet to be said to God, I have borne chastisement, I will not offend any more:
    Job 34:32 That which I see not teach you me: if I have done iniquity, I will do no more.
    Job 34:33 Should it be according to your mind? he will recompense it, whether you refuse, or whether you choose; and not I: therefore speak what you know.
    Job 34:34 Let men of understanding tell me, and let a wise man listen to me.
    Job 34:35 Job has spoken without knowledge, and his words were without wisdom.
    Job 34:36 My desire is that Job may be tried to the end because of his answers for wicked men.
    Job 34:37 For he adds rebellion to his sin, he clapps his hands among us, and multiplies his words against God.