32:6 So Elihu son of Barakel the Buzite spoke up:14
“I am young,15 but you are elderly;
that is why I was fearful,16
and afraid to explain17 to you what I know.
32:7 I said to myself, ‘Age18 should speak,19
and length of years20 should make wisdom known.’
32:8 But it is a spirit in people,
the breath21 of the Almighty,
that makes them understand.
32:9 It is not the aged22 who are wise,
nor old men who understand what is right.
32:10 Therefore I say, ‘Listen23 to me.
I, even I, will explain what I know.’
32:11 Look, I waited for you to speak;24
I listened closely to your wise thoughts,25 while you were searching for words.
32:12 Now I was paying you close attention,26
yet27 there was no one proving Job wrong,28
not one of you was answering his statements!
32:13 So do not say,29 ‘We have found wisdom!
God will refute30 him, not man!’
32:14 Job31 has not directed32 his words to me,
and so I will not reply to him with your arguments.33
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