Job 32:12
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New International Version
I gave you my full attention. But not one of you has proved Job wrong; none of you has answered his arguments.

King James Bible
Yea, I attended unto you, and, behold, there was none of you that convinced Job, or that answered his words:

Darby Bible Translation
Yea, I gave you mine attention, and behold, there was none of you that confuted Job, that answered his words;

World English Bible
Yes, I gave you my full attention, but there was no one who convinced Job, or who answered his words, among you.

Young's Literal Translation
And unto you I attend, And lo, there is no reasoner for Job, Or answerer of his sayings among you.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Yea, I attended unto you - Instead of ועדיכם veadeychem, and unto you, one MS. reads the above letters with points that cause it to signify and your testimonies; which is the reading of the Syriac, Arabic, and Septuagint.

Behold, there was none of you that convinced Job - Confuted Job. They spoke multitudes of words, but were unable to overthrow his arguments.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

unto you (We?deychem is rendered 'and your testimonies,' by the Syriac, Arabic, and LXX., and one of De Rossi's Mss. (874) is so pointed as to require this reading.)


Job 32:3 Also against his three friends was his wrath kindled, because they had found no answer, and yet had condemned Job.

1 Timothy 1:7 Desiring to be teachers of the law; understanding neither what they say, nor whereof they affirm.

"For they that are after the Flesh do Mind,"
Rom. viii. s 5, 6.--"For they that are after the flesh do mind," &c. "For to be carnally minded is death, but to be spiritually minded is life and peace." There are many differences among men in this world, that, as to outward appearance, are great and wide, and indeed they are so eagerly pursued, and seriously minded by men, as if they were great and momentous. You see what a strife and contention there is among men, how to be extracted out of the dregs of the multitude, and set a little higher
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

Its Meaning
Deliverance from the condemning sentence of the Divine Law is the fundamental blessing in Divine salvation: so long as we continue under the curse, we can neither be holy nor happy. But as to the precise nature of that deliverance, as to exactly what it consists of, as to the ground on which it is obtained, and as to the means whereby it is secured, much confusion now obtains. Most of the errors which have been prevalent on this subject arose from the lack of a clear view of the thing itself, and
Arthur W. Pink—The Doctrine of Justification

Cross References
Job 32:11
I waited while you spoke, I listened to your reasoning; while you were searching for words,

Job 32:13
Do not say, 'We have found wisdom; let God, not a man, refute him.'

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