New American Standard Bible
So Job opens his mouth emptily; He multiplies words without knowledge."
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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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Therefore - In view of all that Elihu had now said, be came to the conclusion that the views of Job were erroneous, and that he had no just cause of complaint. He had suffered no more than he had deserved; he might have obtained a release or mitigation if he had applied to God; and the government of God was just, and was every way worthy of confidence. The remarks of Job, therefore, complaining of the severity of his sufferings and of the government of God, were not based on knowledge, and had in fact no solid foundation.
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'Job speaks without knowledge, And his words are without wisdom.
"And now, because He has not visited in His anger, Nor has He acknowledged transgression well,
Then Elihu continued and said,
"Who is this that darkens counsel By words without knowledge?
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