New Living Translation
But you are talking nonsense, Job. You have spoken like a fool."
King James Bible
Therefore doth Job open his mouth in vain; he multiplieth words without knowledge.
Darby Bible Translation
For Job hath opened his mouth in vanity, and made words abundant without knowledge.
World English Bible
Therefore Job opens his mouth with empty talk, and he multiplies words without knowledge."
Young's Literal Translation
And Job with vanity doth open his mouth, Without knowledge words he multiplieth.
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LibraryWhether the Motive of Anger is Always Something done against the one who is Angry?
Objection 1: It would seem that the motive of anger is not always something done against the one who is angry. Because man, by sinning, can do nothing against God; since it is written (Job 35:6): "If thy iniquities be multiplied, what shalt thou do against Him?" And yet God is spoken of as being angry with man on account of sin, according to Ps. 105:40: "The Lord was exceedingly angry with His people." Therefore it is not always on account of something done against him, that a man is angry. Objection …
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica
Whether a Man May Merit Anything from God?
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'Job speaks out of ignorance; his words lack insight.'
You say he does not respond to sinners with anger and is not greatly concerned about wickedness.
Elihu continued speaking:
"Who is this that questions my wisdom with such ignorant words?
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