1898 Young's Literal Translation (YLT)
1 Elihu sheweth how God is just in his ways. 16 How Job's sins hinder God's blessings. 24 God's works are to be magnified.
36:1 ¶ And Elihu addeth and saith:
36:2 Honour me a little, and I shew thee, That yet for God [are] words.
36:3 I lift up my knowledge from afar, And to my Maker I ascribe righteousness.
36:4 For, truly, my words [are] not false, The perfect in knowledge [is] with thee.
36:5 Lo, God [is] mighty, and despiseth not, Mighty [in] power [and] heart.
36:6 He reviveth not the wicked, And the judgment of the poor appointeth;
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,
36:8 And if prisoners in fetters They are captured with cords of affliction,
36:9 Then He declareth to them their work, And their transgressions, Because they have become mighty,
36:10 And He uncovereth their ear for instruction, And saith that they turn back from iniquity.
36:11 If they do hear and serve, They complete their days in good, And their years in pleasantness.
36:12 And if they do not hearken, By the dart they pass away, And expire without knowledge.
36:13 And the profane in heart set the face, They cry not when He hath bound them.
36:14 Their soul dieth in youth, And their life among the defiled.
36:15 He draweth out the afflicted in his affliction, And uncovereth in oppression their ear.
36:16 And also He moved thee from a strait place, [To] a broad placeno straitness under it, And the sitting beyond of thy table Hath been full of fatness.
36:17 And the judgment of the wicked thou hast fulfilled, Judgment and justice are upheldbecause of fury,
36:18 Lest He move thee with a stroke, And the abundance of an atonement turn thee not aside.
36:19 Doth He value thy riches? He hath gold, and all the forces of power.
36:20 Desire not the night, For the going up of peoples in their stead.
36:21 Take heeddo not turn unto iniquity, For on this thou hast fixed Rather than [on] affliction.
36:22 Lo, God doth sit on high by His power, Who [is] like Hima teacher?
36:23 Who hath appointed unto Him his way? And who said, 'Thou hast done iniquity?'
36:24 Remember that thou magnify His work That men have beheld.
36:25 All men have looked on it, Man looketh attentively from afar.
36:26 Lo, God [is] high, And we know not the number of His years, Yea, there [is] no searching.
36:27 When He doth diminish droppings of the waters, They refine rain according to its vapour,
36:28 Which clouds do drop, They distil on man abundantly.
36:29 Yea, doth [any] understand The spreadings out of a cloud? The noises of His tabernacle?
36:30 Lo, He hath spread over it His light, And the roots of the sea He hath covered,
36:31 For by them He doth judge peoples, He giveth food in abundance.
36:32 By two palms He hath covered the light, And layeth a charge over it in meeting,
36:33 He sheweth by it [to] his friend substance, Anger against perversity.
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