New Living Translation
And don't tell me, 'He is too wise for us. Only God can convince him.'
King James Bible
Lest ye should say, We have found out wisdom: God thrusteth him down, not man.
Darby Bible Translation
That ye may not say, We have found out wisdom; �God will make him yield, not man.
World English Bible
Beware lest you say, 'We have found wisdom, God may refute him, not man;'
Young's Literal Translation
Lest ye say, We have found wisdom, God doth thrust him away, not man.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
32:13 Left - God thus left you to your own weakness, lest you should ascribe the conquering or silencing of Job to your own wisdom. God - This is alleged by Elihu, in the person of Job's three friends; the sense is, the judgments which are upon Job, have not been brought upon him by man originally, but by the hand of God, for his gross, though secret sins: but, saith Elihu, this argument doth not satisfy me, and therefore bear with me if I seek for better.
The book of Job is one of the great masterpieces of the world's literature, if not indeed the greatest. The author was a man of superb literary genius, and of rich, daring, and original mind. The problem with which he deals is one of inexhaustible interest, and his treatment of it is everywhere characterized by a psychological insight, an intellectual courage, and a fertility and brilliance of resource which are nothing less than astonishing. Opinion has been divided as to how the book should be …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
then let thistles grow on that land instead of wheat, and weeds instead of barley." Job's words are ended.
I have listened, but not one of you has refuted Job or answered his arguments.
If Job had been arguing with me, I would not answer with your kind of logic!
This is what the LORD says: "Don't let the wise boast in their wisdom, or the powerful boast in their power, or the rich boast in their riches.
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