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My knowledge is wide; I will use what I know to show that God, my Creator, is just.
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I will repeat my knowledge from the beginning, and I will prove my Maker just.
Job 28:12,13,20-24 But where is wisdom to be found, and where is the place of understanding? . . .
Job 32:8 But, as I see, there is a spirit in men, and the inspiration of the Almighty giveth understanding.
Proverbs 2:4,5 Then shalt thou understand the fear of the Lord, and shalt find the knowledge of God: . . .
Matthew 2:1,2 When Jesus therefore was born in Bethlehem of Juda, in the days of king Herod, behold, there came wise men from the East to Jerusalem, . . .
Matthew 12:42 The queen of the south shall rise in judgment with this generation, and shall condemn it: because she came from the ends of the earth to hear the wisdom of Solomon, and behold a greater than Solomon here.
Acts 8:27 And rising up, he went. And behold, a man of Ethiopia, an eunuch, of great authority under Candace the queen of the Ethiopians, who had charge over all her treasures, had come to Jerusalem to adore.
Romans 10:6-8 But the justice which is of faith, speaketh thus: Say not in thy heart: Who shall ascend into heaven? That is to bring Christ down; . . .
James 1:5,17 But if any of you want wisdom, let him ask of God who giveth to all men abundantly and upbraideth not. And it shall be given him. . . .
James 3:17 But the wisdom that is from above, first indeed is chaste, then peaceable, modest, easy to be persuaded, consenting to the good, full of mercy and good fruits, without judging, without dissimulation.
Job 32:2 And Eliu the son of Barachel the Buzite of the kindred of Ram, was angry and was moved to indignation: now he was angry against Job, because he said he was just before God.
Job 34:5,10-12 For Job hath said: I am just, and God hath overthrown my judgment. . . .
Deuteronomy 32:4 The works of God are perfect, and all his ways are judgments: God is faithful and without any iniquity, he is just and right.
Psalm 11:7 He shall rain snares upon sinners: fire and brimstone, and storms of winds, shall be the portion of their cup.  For the Lord is just, and hath loved justice: his countenance hath beheld righteousness.
Psalm 145:17 The Lord is just in all his ways: and holy in all his works.
Jeremiah 12:1 Thou indeed, O Lord, art just, if I plead with thee, but yet I will speak what is just to thee: Why doth the way of the wicked prosper: why is it well with all them that transgress, and do wickedly?
Daniel 9:7,14 To thee, O Lord, justice: but to us confusion of face, as at this day to the men of Juda, and to the inhabitants of Jerusalem, and to all Israel, to them that are near, and to them that are far off, in all the countries whither thou hast driven them, for their iniquities, by which they have sinned against thee. . . .
Romans 3:25,26 Whom God hath proposed to be a propitiation, through faith in his blood, to the shewing of his justice, for the remission of former sins, . . .
Romans 9:14 What shall we say then? Is there injustice with God? God forbid!
Revelation 15:3 And singing the canticle of Moses, the servant of God, and the canticle of the Lamb, saying: Great and wonderful are thy works, O Lord God Almighty. Just and true are thy ways, O King of ages.
ContextElihu Declares God's Justice and Power
…2Suffer me a little, and I will shew thee: for I have yet somewhat to speak in God's behalf. 3I will repeat my knowledge from the beginning, and I will prove my Maker just.4For indeed my words are without a lie, and perfect knowledge shall be proved to thee.…
Shall man be justified in comparison of God, or shall a man be more pure than his maker?
Doth God pervert judgment, or doth the Almighty overthrow that which is just?
Suffer me a little, and I will shew thee: for I have yet somewhat to speak in God's behalf.
We cannot find him worthily: he is great in strength, and in judgment, and in justice, and he is ineffable.
Additional TranslationsI get my knowledge from afar, and I will ascribe justice to my Maker.I will fetch my knowledge from afar, and will ascribe righteousness to my Maker.
I will fetch my knowledge from afar, And will ascribe righteousness to my Maker.
Having fetched my knowledge from afar, and according to my works,
I will fetch my knowledge from afar, and will ascribe righteousness to my Creator.
I will fetch my knowledge from afar, and will ascribe righteousness to my Maker.
I will bring my knowledge from afar, and will ascribe righteousness to my Maker.
I will get my knowledge from afar, and will ascribe righteousness to my Maker.
I lift up my knowledge from afar, And to my Maker I ascribe righteousness.
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