Job 17:10
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New International Version
"But come on, all of you, try again! I will not find a wise man among you.

King James Bible
But as for you all, do ye return, and come now: for I cannot find one wise man among you.

Darby Bible Translation
But as for you all, pray come on again; and I shall not find one wise man among you.

World English Bible
But as for you all, come on now again; I shall not find a wise man among you.

Young's Literal Translation
Return, and come in, I pray you, And I find not among you a wise man.

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Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

But as for you all - Ye are too proud, and too full of self-importance, to profit by what ye see. Return - enter into yourselves, consider your ways, go again to school, get back to your own houses, and endeavor to acquire humility and knowledge; for there is not one wise man among you.

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do ye return

Job 6:29 Return, I pray you, let it not be iniquity; yes, return again, my righteousness is in it.

Malachi 3:18 Then shall you return, and discern between the righteous and the wicked, between him that serves God and him that serves him not.

for I

Job 17:4 For you have hid their heart from understanding: therefore shall you not exalt them.

Job 15:9 What know you, that we know not? what understand you, which is not in us?

Job 32:9 Great men are not always wise: neither do the aged understand judgment.

Job 42:7 And it was so, that after the LORD had spoken these words to Job, the LORD said to Eliphaz the Temanite, My wrath is kindled against you...

1 Corinthians 1:20 Where is the wise? where is the scribe? where is the disputer of this world? has not God made foolish the wisdom of this world?

1 Corinthians 6:5 I speak to your shame. Is it so, that there is not a wise man among you? no, not one that shall be able to judge between his brothers?

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9Th Day. Persevering Grace.
"He is Faithful that Promised." "The righteous shall hold on his way."--JOB xvii. 9. Persevering Grace. Reader! how comforting to thee amid the ebbings and flowings of thy changing history, to know that the change is all with thee, and not with thy God! Thy spiritual bark may be tossed on waves of temptation, in many a dark midnight. Thou mayest think thy pilot hath left thee, and be ready continually to say, "Where is my God?" But fear not! The bark which bears thy spiritual destinies is in better
John Ross Macduff—The Faithful Promiser

Another Shorter Evening Prayer.
O eternal God and heavenly Father, if I were not taught and assured by the promises of thy gospel, and the examples of Peter, Mary Magdalene, the publican, the prodigal child, and many other penitent sinners, that thou art so full of compassion, and so ready to forgive the greatest sinners, who are heaviest laden with sin, at what time soever they return unto thee with penitent hearts, lamenting their sins, and imploring thy grace, I should despair for mine own sins, and be utterly discouraged from
Lewis Bayly—The Practice of Piety

Cross References
Job 12:2
"Doubtless you are the only people who matter, and wisdom will die with you!

Job 17:11
My days have passed, my plans are shattered. Yet the desires of my heart

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