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1 Elihu spake moreouer, and said,

2 Thinkest thou this to be right, [that] thou saidst, My righteousness [is] more than God's?

3 For thou hast said, What profiteth it thee and what auaileth it me, to purge me fro my sinne?

4 I will answer thee, and thy companions with thee.

5 Look unto the heavens, and see; and behold the clouds [which] are higher than thou.

6 If thou sinnest, what doest thou against him? or [if] thy transgressions be multiplied, what doest thou unto him?

7 If thou be righteous, what giuest thou vnto him? or what receiueth he at thine hand?

8 Thy wickednesse may hurt a man as thou art: and thy righteousnes may profite ye sonne of man.

9 By reason of the multitude of oppressions they make [the oppressed] to cry: they cry out by reason of the arm of the mighty.

10 But none saieth, Where is God that made me, which giueth songs in the nyght?

11 Which teacheth vs more then the beastes of the earth, and giueth vs more wisdome then the foules of the heauen.

12 There they cry, but none giveth answer, because of the pride of evil men.

13 Surely God will not heare vanitie, neyther will the Almightie regard it.

14 Although thou sayest thou shalt not see him, [yet] judgment [is] before him; therefore trust thou in him.

15 But nowe because his anger hath not visited, nor called to count the euill with great extremitie,

16 Therefore doth Job open his mouth in vain; he multiplieth words without knowledge.