New Living Translation
Then Elihu son of Barakel the Buzite, of the clan of Ram, became angry. He was angry because Job refused to admit that he had sinned and that God was right in punishing him.
King James Bible
Then was kindled the wrath of Elihu the son of Barachel the Buzite, of the kindred of Ram: against Job was his wrath kindled, because he justified himself rather than God.
Darby Bible Translation
Then was kindled the anger of Elihu the son of Barachel, the Buzite, of the family of Ram: against Job was his anger kindled, because he justified himself rather than God;
World English Bible
Then the wrath of Elihu the son of Barachel, the Buzite, of the family of Ram, was kindled against Job. His wrath was kindled because he justified himself rather than God.
Young's Literal Translation
and burn doth the anger of Elihu son of Barachel the Buzite, of the family of Ram; against Job hath his anger burned, because of his justifying himself more than God;
Job 32:2 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
32:2 The Buzite - Of the posterity of Buz, Nahor's son, Gen 22:21. Ram - Or, of Aram; for Ram and Aram are used promiscuously; compare 2Kings 8:28 2Chron 22:5. His pedigree is thus particularly described, partly for his honour, as being both a wise and good man, and principally to evidence the truth of this history. He justified - Himself not without reflection upon God, as dealing severely with him, he took more care to maintain his own innocency, than God's glory. The word Elihu signifies, my God is he. They had all tried in vain to convince Job: but my God is he who both can and will do it.
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
The oldest was named Uz, the next oldest was Buz, followed by Kemuel (the ancestor of the Arameans),
I will never concede that you are right; I will defend my integrity until I die.
I will maintain my innocence without wavering. My conscience is clear for as long as I live.
You have become cruel toward me. You use your power to persecute me.
He was also angry with Job's three friends, for they made God appear to be wrong by their inability to answer Job's arguments.
Jump to PreviousAnger Angry Barachel Barakel Burn Burned Burning Buzite Elihu Eli'hu Family Job Justified Justifying Kindled Kindred Ram Rather Right Wrath
Jump to NextAnger Angry Barachel Barakel Burn Burned Burning Buzite Elihu Eli'hu Family Job Justified Justifying Kindled Kindred Ram Rather Right Wrath
LinksJob 32:2 NIV
Job 32:2 NLT
Job 32:2 ESV
Job 32:2 NASB
Job 32:2 KJV
Job 32:2 Bible Apps
Job 32:2 Biblia Paralela
Job 32:2 Chinese Bible
Job 32:2 French Bible
Job 32:2 German Bible
Job 32:2 Commentaries