New American Standard Bible
"For truly my words are not false; One who is perfect in knowledge is with you.
King James Bible
For truly my words shall not be false: he that is perfect in knowledge is with thee.
Darby Bible Translation
For truly my words shall be no falsehood: one perfect in knowledge is with thee.
World English Bible
For truly my words are not false. One who is perfect in knowledge is with you.
Young's Literal Translation
For, truly, my words are not false, The perfect in knowledge is with thee.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
For truly my words shall not be false - This is designed to conciliate attention. It is a professed purpose to state nothing but truth. Even in order to vindicate the ways of God he would state nothing but what would bear the most rigid examination. Job had charged on his friends a purpose "to speak wickedly for God;" to make use of unsound arguments in vindicating his cause, (see the notes at Job 13:7-8), and Elihu now says that "he" will make use of no such reasoning, but that all that he says shall be founded in strict truth.
He that is perfect in knowledge is with thee - This refers undoubtedly to Elihu himself, and is a claim to a clear understanding of the subject. He did not doubt that he was right, and that he had some views which were worthy of their attention. The main idea is, that he was of "sound" knowledge; that his views were not sophistical and captious; that they were founded in truth, and were worthy, therefore. of their profound attention.
LibraryWhether Christ Will Judge under the Form of his Humanity?
Objection 1: It would seem that Christ will not judge under the form of His humanity. For judgment requires authority in the judge. Now Christ has authority over the quick and the dead as God, for thus is He the Lord and Creator of all. Therefore He will judge under the form of His Godhead. Objection 2: Further, invincible power is requisite in a judge; wherefore it is written (Eccles. 7:6): "Seek not to be made a judge, unless thou have strength enough to extirpate iniquities." Now invincible power …
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"Now please look at me, And see if I lie to your face.
"My words are from the uprightness of my heart, And my lips speak knowledge sincerely.
"Do you know about the layers of the thick clouds, The wonders of one perfect in knowledge,
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