New International Version
Now Elihu had waited before speaking to Job because they were older than he.
King James Bible
Now Elihu had waited till Job had spoken, because they were elder than he.
Darby Bible Translation
But Elihu had waited till Job had finished speaking, because they were older than he.
World English Bible
Now Elihu had waited to speak to Job, because they were elder than he.
Young's Literal Translation
And Elihu hath waited earnestly beside Job with words, for they are older than he in days.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
They had found no answer - They had condemned Job; and yet could not answer his arguments on the general subject, and in vindication of himself.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
waited till Job had spoken. Heb. expected Job in words
elder. Heb. elder for days
Library"For they that are after the Flesh do Mind,"
Rom. viii. s 5, 6.--"For they that are after the flesh do mind," &c. "For to be carnally minded is death, but to be spiritually minded is life and peace." There are many differences among men in this world, that, as to outward appearance, are great and wide, and indeed they are so eagerly pursued, and seriously minded by men, as if they were great and momentous. You see what a strife and contention there is among men, how to be extracted out of the dregs of the multitude, and set a little higher …
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning
He was also angry with the three friends, because they had found no way to refute Job, and yet had condemned him.
But when he saw that the three men had nothing more to say, his anger was aroused.
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