Job 32:7
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New International Version
I thought, 'Age should speak; advanced years should teach wisdom.'

King James Bible
I said, Days should speak, and multitude of years should teach wisdom.

Darby Bible Translation
I said, Let days speak, and multitude of years teach wisdom.

World English Bible
I said, 'Days should speak, and multitude of years should teach wisdom.'

Young's Literal Translation
I said: Days do speak, And multitude of years teach wisdom.

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Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Days should speak - That is, men are to be reputed wise and experienced in proportion to the time they have lived. The Easterns were remarkable for treasuring up wise sayings: indeed, the principal part of their boasted wisdom consisted in proverbs and maxims on different subjects.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Job 8:8-10 For inquire, I pray you, of the former age, and prepare yourself to the search of their fathers...

Job 12:12 With the ancient is wisdom; and in length of days understanding.

1 Kings 12:6-8 And king Rehoboam consulted with the old men, that stood before Solomon his father while he yet lived, and said...

Psalm 34:11,12 Come, you children, listen to me: I will teach you the fear of the LORD...

Proverbs 1:1-4 The proverbs of Solomon the son of David, king of Israel...

Proverbs 16:31 The hoary head is a crown of glory, if it be found in the way of righteousness.

Hebrews 5:12 For when for the time you ought to be teachers...

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

Its Meaning
Deliverance from the condemning sentence of the Divine Law is the fundamental blessing in Divine salvation: so long as we continue under the curse, we can neither be holy nor happy. But as to the precise nature of that deliverance, as to exactly what it consists of, as to the ground on which it is obtained, and as to the means whereby it is secured, much confusion now obtains. Most of the errors which have been prevalent on this subject arose from the lack of a clear view of the thing itself, and
Arthur W. Pink—The Doctrine of Justification

Cross References
1 Kings 12:6
Then King Rehoboam consulted the elders who had served his father Solomon during his lifetime. "How would you advise me to answer these people?" he asked.

2 Chronicles 10:6
Then King Rehoboam consulted the elders who had served his father Solomon during his lifetime. "How would you advise me to answer these people?" he asked.

Job 8:8
"Ask the former generation and find out what their ancestors learned,

Job 8:9
for we were born only yesterday and know nothing, and our days on earth are but a shadow.

Job 12:12
Is not wisdom found among the aged? Does not long life bring understanding?

Job 15:10
The gray-haired and the aged are on our side, men even older than your father.

Job 32:9
It is not only the old who are wise, not only the aged who understand what is right.

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