Job 36:23
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New International Version
Who has prescribed his ways for him, or said to him, 'You have done wrong'?

New Living Translation
No one can tell him what to do, or say to him, 'You have done wrong.'

English Standard Version
Who has prescribed for him his way, or who can say, ‘You have done wrong’?

New American Standard Bible
"Who has appointed Him His way, And who has said, 'You have done wrong '?

King James Bible
Who hath enjoined him his way? or who can say, Thou hast wrought iniquity?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Who has appointed His way for Him, and who has declared, "You have done wrong"?

International Standard Version
Who ordained his path for him, and who has asked him, 'You are wrong, aren't you?'

NET Bible
Who has prescribed his ways for him? Or said to him, 'You have done what is wicked'?

New Heart English Bible
Who has prescribed his way for him? Or who can say, 'You have committed unrighteousness?'

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Who can tell him which way he should go? Who can say to him, 'You did wrong'?

JPS Tanakh 1917
Who hath enjoined Him His way? Or who hath said: 'Thou hast wrought unrighteousness'?

New American Standard 1977
“Who has appointed Him His way,
            And who has said, ‘Thou hast done wrong’?

Jubilee Bible 2000
Who has prescribed his way unto him? Or who shall say unto him, Thou hast wrought iniquity?

King James 2000 Bible
Who has prescribed him his way? or who can say, You have worked iniquity?

American King James Version
Who has enjoined him his way? or who can say, You have worked iniquity?

American Standard Version
Who hath enjoined him his way? Or who can say, Thou hast wrought unrighteousness?

Douay-Rheims Bible
Who can search out his ways? or who can say to him : Thou has wrought iniquity?

Darby Bible Translation
Who hath appointed him his way? or who hath said, Thou hast wrought unrighteousness?

English Revised Version
Who hath enjoined him his way? or who can say, Thou hast wrought unrighteousness?

Webster's Bible Translation
Who hath enjoined him his way? or who can say, Thou hast wrought iniquity?

World English Bible
Who has prescribed his way for him? Or who can say, 'You have committed unrighteousness?'

Young's Literal Translation
Who hath appointed unto Him his way? And who said, 'Thou hast done iniquity?'
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
36:15-23 Elihu shows that Job caused the continuance of his own trouble. He cautions him not to persist in frowardness. Even good men need to be kept to their duty by the fear of God's wrath; the wisest and best have enough in them to deserve his stroke. Let not Job continue his unjust quarrel with God and his providence. And let us never dare to think favourably of sin, never indulge it, nor allow ourselves in it. Elihu thinks Job needed this caution, he having chosen rather to gratify his pride and humour by contending with God, than to mortify them by submitting, and accepting the punishment. It is absurd for us to think to teach Him who is himself the Fountain of light, truth, knowledge, and instruction. He teaches by the Bible, and that is the best book; teaches by his Son, and he is the best Master. He is just in all proceedings.
Study Bible
Elihu Shows God's Justice and Power
22"Behold, God is exalted in His power; Who is a teacher like Him? 23"Who has appointed Him His way, And who has said, You have done wrong'? 24"Remember that you should exalt His work, Of which men have sung.…
Cross References
Deuteronomy 32:4
"The Rock! His work is perfect, For all His ways are just; A God of faithfulness and without injustice, Righteous and upright is He.

Job 8:3
"Does God pervert justice? Or does the Almighty pervert what is right?
Treasury of Scripture

Who has enjoined him his way? or who can say, You have worked iniquity?

Who hath

Job 34:13-33 Who has given him a charge over the earth? or who has disposed the …

Isaiah 40:13,14 Who has directed the Spirit of the LORD, or being his counselor has …

Romans 11:34 For who has known the mind of the Lord? or who has been his counselor?

1 Corinthians 2:16 For who has known the mind of the Lord, that he may instruct him? …

Ephesians 1:11 In whom also we have obtained an inheritance…

Thou

Job 8:3 Does God pervert judgment? or does the Almighty pervert justice?

Job 34:10 Therefore listen to me you men of understanding: far be it from God, …

Job 40:8 Will you also cancel my judgment? will you condemn me, that you may …

Romans 2:5 But after your hardness and impenitent heart treasure up to yourself …

Romans 3:5 But if our unrighteousness commend the righteousness of God, what …

Romans 9:14 What shall we say then? Is there unrighteousness with God? God forbid.

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