Elihu Sharply Reproves Job
1Then Elihu continued and said,
2“Do you think this is according to justice?
3“For you say, ‘What advantage will it be to You?
4“I will answer you,
5“Look at the heavens and see;
6“If you have sinned, what do you accomplish against Him?
7“If you are righteous, what do you give to Him?
8“Your wickedness is for a man like yourself,
9“Because of the multitude of oppressions they cry out;
10“But no one says, ‘Where is God my Maker,
11Who teaches us more than the beasts of the earth,
12“There they cry out, but He does not answer
13“Surely God will not listen to an empty cry,
14“How much less when you say you do not behold Him,
15“And now, because He has not visited in His anger,
16So Job opens his mouth emptily;