Job 23:3-7

3Oh a  that I knew where I might find him,
that I might come even to his b  seat!
4I would c  lay my case before him
and fill my mouth with arguments.
5I would know what he would answer me
and understand what he would say to me.
6Would he d  contend with me in the greatness of his power?
No; he would pay attention to me.
7There an upright man could argue with him,
and I would be acquitted forever by my judge.

Job 31:35

35Oh, that I had one to hear me!
(Here is my signature! Let the Almighty e  answer me!)
Oh, that I had f  the indictment written by my adversary!

Job 33:6-18

6Behold, I am toward God as you are;
I too was pinched off from a piece of g  clay.
7Behold, no h  fear of me need terrify you;
my i  pressure will not be heavy upon you.
8 Surely you have spoken in my ears,
and I have heard the sound of your words.
9You say, ‘I am j  pure, without k  transgression;
I am clean, and there is no iniquity in me.
10Behold, he finds occasions against me,
he l  counts me as his enemy,
11he m  puts my feet in the stocks
and n  watches all my paths.’
12 Behold, in this you are not right. I will answer you,
for God is greater than man.
13Why do you o  contend against him,
saying, ‘He p  will answer none of man’s
Hebrew his
Or  He will not answer for any of his own words

14For God s  speaks in one way,
t  and in two, though man u  does not perceive it.
15In v  a dream, in w  a vision of x  the night,
when y  deep sleep falls on men,
while they slumber on their beds,
16then he z  opens the ears of men
and terrifies them with warnings,
17that he may turn man aside from his aa  deed
and conceal pride from a man;
18he keeps back his soul from the pit,
his life from ab  perishing by the sword.

Job 38:1-2

The  Lord Answers Job

1Then the  Lord ac  answered Job out of the whirlwind and said:

2 Who is this that ad  darkens counsel by words ae  without knowledge?

Job 40:1-5

1And the  Lord af  said to Job:

2 “Shall a faultfinder ag  contend with the Almighty?
He who argues with God, let him answer it.”

Job Promises Silence

3Then Job answered the  Lord and said:

4 Behold, I am ah  of small account; what shall I answer you?
ai  I lay my hand on my mouth.
5I have spoken aj  once, and I will not answer;
ak  twice, but I will proceed no further.”

Job 40:8

8Will you even put me in the wrong?
Will you condemn me that al  you may be in the right?

Job 42:7

The  Lord Rebukes Job’s Friends

7After the  Lord had spoken these words to Job, the  Lord said to Eliphaz am  the Temanite: “My anger burns against you and against your two friends, for you have not spoken of me what is right, as my servant Job has.
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