36:1 Elihu also proceeded, and said,
36:1 Elihu also proceeded, and said,

36:2 Suffer me a little, and I will show thee that {I have} yet to speak on God's behalf.
36:2 Bear {with} me a little, and I will show thee that {I have} yet to speak on God's behalf.

36:3 I will bring my knowledge from afar, and will ascribe righteousness to my Maker.
36:3 I will bring my knowledge from afar, and will ascribe righteousness to my Maker.

36:4 For truly my words {shall} not {be} false: he that is perfect in knowledge {is} with thee.
36:4 For truly my words {shall} not {be} false: he that is perfect in knowledge {is} with thee.

36:5 Behold, God {is} mighty, and despiseth not {any}: {he is} mighty in strength {and} wisdom.
36:5 Behold, God {is} mighty, and despiseth not {any: he is} mighty in strength {and} wisdom.

36:6 He preserveth not the life of the wicked: but giveth right to the poor.
36:6 He preserveth not the life of the wicked: but giveth right to the poor.

36:7 He withdraweth not his eyes from the righteous: but with kings {are they} on the throne; yes, he doth establish them for ever, and they are exalted.
36:7 He withdraweth not his eyes from the righteous: but with kings {are they} on the throne; yea, he doth establish them for ever, and they are exalted.

36:8 And if {they are} bound in fetters, {and} are held in cords of affliction;
36:8 And if {they are} bound in fetters, {and} are held in cords of affliction;

36:9 Then he showeth them their work, and their transgressions that they have exceeded.
36:9 Then he showeth them their work, and their transgressions that they have exceeded.

36:10 He openeth also their ear to discipline, and commandeth that they return from iniquity.
36:10 He openeth also their ear to discipline, and commandeth that they return from iniquity.

36:11 If they obey and serve {him}, they shall spend their days in prosperity, and their years in pleasures.
36:11 If they obey and serve {him}, they shall spend their days in prosperity, and their years in pleasures.

36:12 But if they obey not, they shall perish by the sword, and they shall die without knowledge.
36:12 But if they obey not, they shall perish by the sword, and they shall die without knowledge.

36:13 But the hypocrites in heart heap up wrath: they cry not when he bindeth them.
36:13 But the hypocrites in heart heap up wrath: they cry not when he bindeth them.

36:14 They die in youth, and their life {is} among the unclean.
36:14 They die in youth, and their life {is} among the sodomites.

36:15 He delivereth the poor in his affliction, and openeth their ears in oppression.
36:15 He delivereth the poor in his affliction, and openeth their ears in oppression.

36:16 Even so would he have removed thee out of the strait {into} a broad place, where {there is} no straitness; and that which should be set on thy table {would be} full of fatness.
36:16 Even so would he have removed thee out of distress {into} a broad place, where {there is} no restraint; and that which should be set on thy table {should be} full of fatness.

36:17 But thou hast fulfilled the judgment of the wicked: judgment and justice take hold {on thee}.
36:17 But thou hast fulfilled the judgment of the wicked: judgment and justice take hold {on thee}.

36:18 Because {there is} wrath, {beware} lest he take thee away with {his} stroke: then a great ransom cannot deliver thee.
36:18 Because {there is} wrath, {beware} lest he take thee away with {his} stroke: then a great ransom cannot deliver thee.

36:19 Will he esteem thy riches? {no}, not gold, nor all the forces of strength.
36:19 Will he esteem thy riches? {no}, not gold, nor all the forces of strength.

36:20 Desire not the night, when people are cut off in their place.
36:20 Desire not the night, when people are cut off in their place.

36:21 Take heed, regard not iniquity: for this hast thou chosen rather than affliction.
36:21 Take heed, regard not iniquity: for this hast thou chosen rather than affliction.

36:22 Behold, God exalteth by his power: who teacheth like him?
36:22 Behold, God exalteth by his power: who teacheth like him?

36:23 Who hath enjoined him his way? or who can say, Thou hast wrought iniquity?
36:23 Who hath directed him his way? or who can say, Thou hast wrought iniquity?

36:24 Remember that thou magnify his work, which men behold.
36:24 Remember that thou magnify his work, which men behold.

36:25 Every man may see it; man may behold {it} afar off.
36:25 Every man may see it; man may behold {it} afar off.

36:26 Behold, God {is} great, and we know {him} not, neither can the number of his years be searched out.
36:26 Behold, God {is} great, and we know {him} not, neither can the number of his years be searched out.

36:27 For he maketh small the drops of water: they pour down rain according to the vapor of it.
36:27 For he maketh small the drops of water: they pour down rain according to the vapour of it:

36:28 Which the clouds do drop {and} distill upon man abundantly.
36:28 Which the clouds do drop {and} distil upon man abundantly.

36:29 Also can {any} understand the spreadings of the clouds, {or} the noise of his tabernacle?
36:29 Also can {any} understand the spreadings of the clouds, {or} the noise of his tabernacle?

36:30 Behold, he spreadeth his light upon it, and covereth the bottom of the sea.
36:30 Behold, he spreadeth his light upon it, and covereth the bottom of the sea.

36:31 For by them he judgeth the people; he giveth food in abundance.
36:31 For by them he judgeth the people; he giveth food in abundance.

36:32 With clouds he covereth the light; and commandeth it {not to shine} by {the} intervening {cloud}.
36:32 With clouds he covereth the light; and commandeth it {not to shine} by {the cloud} that cometh between.

36:33 The noise of it showeth concerning it, the cattle also concerning the vapor.
36:33 The noise of it showeth concerning it, the cattle also concerning the vapour.