Job 8:2
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King James Version
How long wilt thou speak these things? and how long shall the words of thy mouth be like a strong wind?

Darby Bible Translation
How long wilt thou speak these things? and the words of thy mouth be a strong wind?

World English Bible
"How long will you speak these things? Shall the words of your mouth be a mighty wind?

Young's Literal Translation
Till when dost thou speak these things? And a strong wind -- sayings of thy mouth?

Job 8:2 Parallel
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Geneva Study Bible

How long wilt thou speak these things? and how long shall the words of thy mouth {a} be like a strong wind?

(a) He declares that their words which would diminish anything from the justice of God, are but as a puff of wind that vanishes away.Job 8:2 Parallel Commentaries

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Whether all Merits and Demerits, One's Own as Well as those of Others, Will be Seen by Anyone at a Single Glance?
Objection 1: It would seem that not all merits and demerits, one's own as well as those of others, will be seen by anyone at a single glance. For things considered singly are not seen at one glance. Now the damned will consider their sins singly and will bewail them, wherefore they say (Wis. 5:8): "What hath pride profited us?" Therefore they will not see them all at a glance. Objection 2: Further, the Philosopher says (Topic. ii) that "we do not arrive at understanding several things at the same
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica

The Hebrew Sages and their Proverbs
[Sidenote: Role of the sages in Israel's life] In the days of Jeremiah and Ezekiel (Jer. xviii. 18; Ezek. vii. 26) three distinct classes of religious teachers were recognized by the people: the prophets, the priests, and the wise men or sages. From their lips and pens have come practically all the writings of the Old Testament. Of these three classes the wise men or sages are far less prominent or well known. They wrote no history of Israel, they preached no public sermons, nor do they appear
Charles Foster Kent—The Origin & Permanent Value of the Old Testament

The Eternity and Unchangeableness of God.
Exod. iii. 14.--"I AM THAT I AM."--Psal. xc. 2.--"Before the mountains were brought forth, or ever thou hadst formed the earth and the world, even from everlasting to everlasting thou art God."--Job xi. 7-9.--"Canst thou by searching find out God? canst thou find out the Almighty unto perfection? It is as high as heaven; what canst thou do? deeper than hell; what canst thou know? The measure thereof is longer than the earth, and broader than the sea." This is the chief point of saving knowledge,
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

Cross References
Job 6:26
Do ye imagine to reprove words, and the speeches of one that is desperate, which are as wind?

Job 8:1
Then answered Bildad the Shuhite, and said,

Job 11:2
Should not the multitude of words be answered? and should a man full of talk be justified?

Jeremiah 5:13
And the prophets shall become wind, and the word is not in them: thus shall it be done unto them.

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