New American Standard Bible
"Behold, God does all these oftentimes with men,
King James Bible
Lo, all these things worketh God oftentimes with man,
Darby Bible Translation
Lo, all these things worketh �God twice, thrice, with man,
World English Bible
"Behold, God works all these things, twice, yes three times, with a man,
Young's Literal Translation
Lo, all these doth God work, Twice -- thrice with man,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Lo, all these things worketh God - That is, he takes all these methods to warn people, and to reclaim them from their evil ways.
Oftentimes - Hebrew as in the margin, twice, thrice. This may be taken either as it is by our translators, to denote an indefinite number, meaning that God takes frequent occasion to warn people, and repeats the admonition when they disregard it, or more probably Elihu refers here to the particular methods which he had specified, and which were three in number. First, warnings in the visions of the night, Job 33:14-17. Second, afflictions, Job 33:19-22. Third, the messenger which God sent to make the sufferer acquainted with the design of the affliction, and to assure him that he might return to God, Job 33:23-26. So the Septuagint understands it, which rendered it, ὁδοὺς τρεῖς hodous treis - three ways, referring to the three methods which Elihu had specified.
LibraryWhether the Testimony of the Father's Voice, Saying, "This is My Beloved Son," was Fittingly Added?
Objection 1: It would seem that the testimony of the Father's voice, saying, "This is My beloved Son," was not fittingly added; for, as it is written (Job 33:14), "God speaketh once, and repeateth not the selfsame thing the second time." But the Father's voice had testified to this at the time of (Christ's) baptism. Therefore it was not fitting that He should bear witness to it a second time. Objection 2: Further, at the baptism the Holy Ghost appeared under the form of a dove at the same time as …
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also we have obtained an inheritance, having been predestined according to His purpose who works all things after the counsel of His will,
for it is God who is at work in you, both to will and to work for His good pleasure.
"Indeed God speaks once, Or twice, yet no one notices it.
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