New American Standard Bible
"If not, listen to me; Keep silent, and I will teach you wisdom."
King James Bible
If not, hearken unto me: hold thy peace, and I shall teach thee wisdom.
Darby Bible Translation
If not, hearken thou unto me; be silent, and I will teach thee wisdom.
World English Bible
If not, listen to me. Hold your peace, and I will teach you wisdom."
Young's Literal Translation
If there are not -- hearken thou to me, Keep silent, and I teach thee wisdom.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
If not, hearken unto me ... - If nothing has been said from which you dissent, then listen to me, and I will explain further the perplexing subject which has excited so much discussion. These remarks of Elihu imply great confidence in the truth of what he had to say, but they are not arrogant and disrespectful. He treats Job with the utmost deference; is willing to hear all that could be said in opposition to his own views, and is desirous of not wounding his feelings or doing injustice to his cause. It may be supposed that he paused here, to give Job an opportunity to reply, but as he made no remarks, he resumed his discourse in the following chapter. The views which he had expressed were evidently new to Job, and were entirely at variance with those of his three friends, and they appear to have been received by all with profound and respectful silence.
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Objection 1: It would seem that the testimony of the Father's voice, saying, "This is My beloved Son," was not fittingly added; for, as it is written (Job 33:14), "God speaketh once, and repeateth not the selfsame thing the second time." But the Father's voice had testified to this at the time of (Christ's) baptism. Therefore it was not fitting that He should bear witness to it a second time. Objection 2: Further, at the baptism the Holy Ghost appeared under the form of a dove at the same time as …
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"Then if you have anything to say, answer me; Speak, for I desire to justify you.
Then Elihu continued and said,
Come, you children, listen to me; I will teach you the fear of the LORD.
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