34:1 Furthermore Elihu answered and said,
34:1 Furthermore Elihu answered and said,

34:2 Hear my words, O ye wise {men}; and give ear to me, ye that have knowledge.
34:2 Hear my words, O ye wise {men}; and give ear to me, ye that have knowledge.

34:3 For the ear trieth words, as the mouth tasteth food.
34:3 For the ear trieth words, as the mouth tasteth food.

34:4 Let us choose to us judgment: let us know among ourselves what {is} good.
34:4 Let us choose for ourselves {what is} right: let us know among ourselves what {is} good.

34:5 For Job hath said, I am righteous: and God hath taken away my judgment.
34:5 For Job hath said, I am righteous: and God hath taken away my judgment.

34:6 Should I lie against my right? my wound {is} incurable without transgression.
34:6 Should I lie against my right? my wound {is} incurable without transgression.

34:7 What man {is} like Job, {who} drinketh up scorning like water?
34:7 What man {is} like Job, {who} drinketh up scorning like water?

34:8 Who goeth in company with the workers of iniquity, and walketh with wicked men.
34:8 Who goeth in company with the workers of iniquity, and walketh with wicked men.

34:9 For he hath said, It profiteth a man nothing that he should delight himself with God.
34:9 For he hath said, It profiteth a man nothing that he should delight himself with God.

34:10 Therefore hearken to me, ye men of understanding: far be it from God, {that he should do} wickedness; and {from} the Almighty, {that he should commit} iniquity.
34:10 Therefore hearken to me, ye men of understanding: far be it from God, {that he should do} wickedness; and {from} the Almighty, {that he should commit} iniquity.

34:11 For the work of a man he shall render to him, and cause every man to find according to {his} ways.
34:11 For the work of a man he shall render to him, and cause every man to find according to {his} ways.

34:12 Yes, surely God will not do wickedly, neither will the Almighty pervert judgment.
34:12 Yea, surely God will not do wickedly, neither will the Almighty pervert judgment.

34:13 Who hath given him a charge over the earth? or who hath disposed the whole world?
34:13 Who hath given him a charge over the earth? or who hath disposed the whole world?

34:14 If he should set his heart upon man, {if} he should gather to himself his spirit and his breath;
34:14 If he should set his heart upon man, {if} he should gather to himself his spirit and his breath;

34:15 All flesh would perish together, and man would turn again to dust.
34:15 All flesh would perish together, and man would turn again to dust.

34:16 If now {thou hast} understanding, hear this: hearken to the voice of my words.
34:16 If now {thou hast} understanding, hear this: hearken to the voice of my words.

34:17 Shall even he that hateth right govern? and wilt thou condemn him that is most just?
34:17 Shall even he that hateth right govern? and wilt thou condemn him that is most just?

34:18 {Is it fit} to say to a king, {Thou art} wicked? {and} to princes, {Ye are} ungodly?
34:18 {Is it fit} to say to a king, {Thou art} wicked? {and} to princes, {Ye are} ungodly?

34:19 {How much less to him} that accepteth not the persons of princes, nor regardeth the rich more than the poor? for they all {are} the work of his hands.
34:19 {How much less to him} that accepteth not the persons of princes, nor regardeth the rich more than the poor? for they all {are} the work of his hands.

34:20 In a moment they shall die, and the people shall be troubled at midnight, and pass away: and the mighty shall be taken away without hand.
34:20 In a moment they shall die, and the people shall be troubled at midnight, and pass away: and the mighty shall be taken away without hand.

34:21 For his eyes {are} upon the ways of man, and he seeth all his goings.
34:21 For his eyes {are} upon the ways of man, and he seeth all his goings.

34:22 {There is} no darkness, nor shadow of death, where the workers of iniquity may hide themselves.
34:22 {There is} no darkness, nor shadow of death, where the workers of iniquity may hide themselves.

34:23 For he will not lay upon man more {than right}; that he should enter into judgment with God.
34:23 For he will not lay upon man more {than right}; that he should enter into judgment with God.

34:24 He shall break in pieces mighty men without number, and set others in their stead.
34:24 He shall break in pieces mighty men without number, and set others in their stead.

34:25 Therefore he knoweth their works, and he overturneth {them} in the night, so that they are destroyed.
34:25 Therefore he knoweth their works, and he overturneth {them} in the night, so that they are destroyed.

34:26 He striketh them as wicked men in the open sight of others;
34:26 He striketh them as wicked men in the open sight of others;

34:27 Because they turned back from him, and would not consider any of his ways:
34:27 Because they turned back from him, and would not consider any of his ways:

34:28 So that they cause the cry of the poor to come to him, and he heareth the cry of the afflicted.
34:28 So that they cause the cry of the poor to come to him, and he heareth the cry of the afflicted.

34:29 When he giveth quietness, who then can make trouble? and when he hideth {his} face, who then can behold him? whether {it be done} against a nation, or against a man only:
34:29 When he giveth quietness, who then can make trouble? and when he hideth {his} face, who then can behold him? whether {it be done} against a nation, or against a man only:

34:30 That the hypocrite may not reign, lest the people should be ensnared.
34:30 That the hypocrite may not reign, lest the people should be ensnared.

34:31 Surely it is meet to be said to God, I have borne {chastisement}, I will not offend {any more}:
34:31 Surely hast {any one} said to God, I have borne {chastisement}, I will not offend {any more}:

34:32 {That which} I see not teach thou me: if I have done iniquity, I will do no more.
34:32 {That which} I see not teach thou me: if I have done iniquity, I will do no more.

34:33 {Should it be} according to thy mind? he will recompense it, whether thou shalt refuse, or whether thou shalt choose; and not I: therefore speak what thou knowest.
34:33 {Should it be} according to thy mind? he will recompense it, whether thou shalt refuse, or whether thou shalt choose; and not I: therefore speak what thou knowest.

34:34 Let men of understanding tell me, and let a wise man hearken to me.
34:34 Let men of understanding tell me, and let a wise man hearken to me.

34:35 Job hath spoken without knowledge, and his words {were} without wisdom.
34:35 Job hath spoken without knowledge, and his words {were} without wisdom.

34:36 My desire {is that} Job may be tried to the end, because of {his} answers for wicked men.
34:36 My desire {is that} Job may be tried to the end because of {his} answers for wicked men.

34:37 For he addeth rebellion to his sin, he clappeth {his hands} among us, and multiplieth his words against God.
34:37 For he addeth rebellion to his sin, he clappeth {his hands} among us, and multiplieth his words against God.