New Living Translation
Elihu had waited for the others to speak to Job because they were older than he.
King James Bible
Now Elihu had waited till Job had spoken, because they were elder than he.
Darby Bible Translation
But Elihu had waited till Job had finished speaking, because they were older than he.
World English Bible
Now Elihu had waited to speak to Job, because they were elder than he.
Young's Literal Translation
And Elihu hath waited earnestly beside Job with words, for they are older than he in days.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
32:4 'Till Job - And his three friends.
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
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.
But when he saw that they had no further reply, he spoke out angrily.
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