Job 32:1
New International Version
So these three men stopped answering Job, because he was righteous in his own eyes.

New Living Translation
Job's three friends refused to reply further to him because he kept insisting on his innocence.

English Standard Version
So these three men ceased to answer Job, because he was righteous in his own eyes.

Berean Study Bible
So these three men stopped answering Job, because he was righteous in his own eyes.

New American Standard Bible
Then these three men ceased answering Job, because he was righteous in his own eyes.

King James Bible
So these three men ceased to answer Job, because he was righteous in his own eyes.

Christian Standard Bible
So these three men quit answering Job, because he was righteous in his own eyes.

Contemporary English Version
Finally, these three men stopped arguing with Job, because he refused to admit he was guilty.

Good News Translation
Because Job was convinced of his own innocence, the three men gave up trying to answer him.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So these three men quit answering Job, because he was righteous in his own eyes.

International Standard Version
These three men stopped responding to Job, because he was claiming to be righteous, in his own opinion.

NET Bible
So these three men refused to answer Job further, because he was righteous in his own eyes.

New Heart English Bible
So these three men ceased to answer Job, because he was righteous in his own eyes.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
These three men stopped answering Job because Job thought he was righteous.

JPS Tanakh 1917
So these three men ceased to answer Job, because he was righteous in his own eyes.

New American Standard 1977
Then these three men ceased answering Job, because he was righteous in his own eyes.

Jubilee Bible 2000
So these three men ceased to answer Job because he was righteous in his own eyes.

King James 2000 Bible
So these three men ceased to answer Job, because he was righteous in his own eyes.

American King James Version
So these three men ceased to answer Job, because he was righteous in his own eyes.

American Standard Version
So these three men ceased to answer Job, because he was righteous in his own eyes.

Douay-Rheims Bible
So these three men ceased to answer Job, because he seemed just to himself.

Darby Bible Translation
And these three men ceased to answer Job, because he was righteous in his own eyes.

English Revised Version
So these three men ceased to answer Job, because he was righteous in his own eyes.

Webster's Bible Translation
So these three men ceased to answer Job, because he was righteous in his own eyes.

World English Bible
So these three men ceased to answer Job, because he was righteous in his own eyes.

Young's Literal Translation
And these three men cease from answering Job, for he is righteous in his own eyes,
Study Bible
Elihu Rebukes Job's Three Friends
1So these three men stopped answering Job, because he was righteous in his own eyes. 2This kindled the anger of Elihu son of Barachel the Buzite, of the family of Ram, who burned with anger against Job for justifying himself rather than God.…
Cross References
Job 10:7
though You know that I am not guilty, and there is no deliverance from Your hand?

Job 13:18
Behold, now that I have prepared my case, I know that I will be vindicated.

Job 27:5
I will never declare that you are right; I will maintain my integrity until I die.

Job 27:6
I will hold fast my righteousness and never let go. As long as I live, my conscience will not accuse me.

Job 31:6
let God weigh me with honest scales, and He will know my integrity.

Treasury of Scripture

So these three men ceased to answer Job, because he was righteous in his own eyes.

to answer. Heb. from answering. righteous

Job 6:29 Return, I pray you, let it not be iniquity; yes, return again, my …

Job 10:2,7 I will say to God, Do not condemn me; show me why you contend with me…

Job 13:15 Though he slay me, yet will I trust in him: but I will maintain my …

Job 23:7 There the righteous might dispute with him; so should I be delivered …

Job 27:4-6 My lips shall not speak wickedness, nor my tongue utter deceit…

Job 29:11-17 When the ear heard me, then it blessed me; and when the eye saw me, …

Job 31:1 I made a covenant with my eyes; why then should I think on a maid?

Job 33:9 I am clean without transgression, I am innocent; neither is there …







Lexicon
So these
הָ֭אֵלֶּה (hā·’êl·leh)
Article | Pronoun - common plural
Strong's Hebrew 428: These, those

three
שְׁלֹ֤שֶׁת (šə·lō·šeṯ)
Number - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 7969: Three, third, thrice

men
הָאֲנָשִׁ֣ים (hā·’ă·nā·šîm)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 582: Man, mankind

stopped
וַֽיִּשְׁבְּת֡וּ (way·yiš·bə·ṯū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 7673: To repose, desist from exertion

answering
מֵעֲנ֣וֹת (mê·‘ă·nō·wṯ)
Preposition-m | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's Hebrew 6030: To answer, respond

Job,
אִיּ֑וֹב (’î·yō·wḇ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 347: Job -- a patriarch

because
כִּ֤י (kî)
Conjunction
Strong's Hebrew 3588: A relative conjunction

he
ה֖וּא (hū)
Pronoun - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1931: He, self, the same, this, that, as, are

was righteous
צַדִּ֣יק (ṣad·dîq)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6662: Just, righteous

in his own eyes.
בְּעֵינָֽיו׃ (bə·‘ê·nāw)
Preposition-b | Noun - cdc | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5869: An eye, a fountain
XXXII.

(1) So these three men ceased.--The next six chapters are taken up with the reply of a fourth person not before mentioned, but who appears to have been present during the discussion, and who is described as Elihu, the son of Barachel the Buzite, of the kindred of Ram. The name appears to mean, He is my God. The person from whom he was descended seems to have been the son of Nahor, Abraham's brother (Genesis 22:21); and a city of the like name is mentioned in Jeremiah 25:23. There is a Ram mentioned in Ruth 4:19, who was the great grandson of Judah; but we can hardly suppose this was the Ram of whose kindred Elihu was. On the other hand, we have no clue to the identification; for even if, with some, we suppose him to have been the same as Aram, the son of Kemuel, and great nephew of Abraham, it is not easy to see how a descendant of Buz, his uncle, should have been described as of the kindred of Ram. One tradition identifies Ram with Abraham, but this is mere conjecture, and in this case highly improbable; the only inference we can draw is that this specification of Elihu serves to show that he was a real, and not an imaginary, personage. The Targum speaks of Elihu as a relative of Abraham. If we are right in putting the life of Elihu so far back, the whole position and surroundings of Job's history become the more probable, because what is told us of Abraham and the patriarchs corresponds with the description and character of Job; and then, also, the traditional Mosaic origin of the Book of Job becomes the more probable.

Because he was righteous in his own eyes.--This appears from Job 3:26; Job 6:10; Job 6:29; Job 10:7; Job 13:15; Job 19:6, &c., Job 23:7; Job 23:10-12; Job 27:6; Job 29:12, &c.

Verses 1-5. - The discourse of Elihu is prefaced by a short introduction in plain prose, explaining who he was, and giving the reasons which actuated him in coming forward at this point of the dialogue. Verse 1. - So these three men ceased to answer Job. Zophar had been silenced earlier. Eliphaz and Bildad now felt that they had no more to say. They had exhausted the weapons of their armoury without any effect, and were conscious that nothing would be gained by mere reiteration. All their efforts had aimed at convincing Job of sin; and he was still unconvinced - he remained righteous in his own eyes. 32:1-5 Job's friends were silenced, but not convinced. Others had been present. Elihu was justly displeased with Job, as more anxious to clear his own character than the justice and goodness of God. Elihu was displeased with Job's friends because they had not been candid to Job. Seldom is a quarrel begun, more seldom is a quarrel carried on, in which there are not faults on both sides. Those that seek for truth, must not reject what is true and good on either side, nor approve or defend what is wrong.
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