And this is a very important point. So Elihu cries, Verse 31: "Give heed, O Job, listen to me;    be silent, and I will speak. If you have anything to say, answer me;    speak, for I desire to justify you. You've had one year's experience 25 times." I'm speaking merely as God has taught me as the spirit of God has given me life.". Watch out what you are thinking; it is beginning to show up in your dreams! He has not directed his words against me,    and I will not answer him with your speeches." How then can you raise a challenge against the Creator who sees so much more?" Heavenly Father, we thank you for your loving care of us. We thank you for the ministry that has mediated on our behalf before you. It is man who is bent upon destruction, and God's efforts that cause distress and pain and warning are designed to keep us from hurting ourselves and each other -- "to keep back his soul from the Pit, his life from perishing by the sword." (Job 33:26-28 RSV). Job, like the friends, had a narrow, limited theology which did not include room for God's way beyond the normal thinking of men. (Job 33:23-25 RSV). If not, listen to me;    be silent, and I will teach you wisdom." For I am full of words,    the spirit within me constrains me. Elihu entreats Job's attention. 16 he may speak in their ears and terrify them with warnings. Therefore I say, 'Listen to me;    let me also declare my opinion.'" Job 33:15 Context. Chapter 33 is Elihu's address to Job. 22 His soul draws near to the pit, and his life to the messengers of death. God in love brings these things upon us that he might speak to us, that we will hear what he has to say. In Chapter 32 we get, basically, the introduction to his message, and he opens it with a word of courteous explanation for his silence: And Elihu the son of Barachel the Buzite answered: "I am young in years,    and you are aged; therefore I was timid and afraid    to declare my opinion to you. I said, 'Let days speak,    and many years teach wisdom.' When Elihu finishes, God himself begins to speak, as we shall see. Do you need to develop new skills or find the time for a new expressive outlet? So Elihu is right here. I know we who have been young a long time tend to think it is the years that have made us wise! And then in Chapter 23 he has learned, as he cries, "He knows the way that I take. He says, Verse 8: "Surely, you have spoken in my hearing,    and I have heard the sound of your words. 33. Job 33 niv - “But now, Job, listen to my words; - Bible Gateway. 11 I waited while you spoke, I listened to your reasoning; while you were searching for words. And he will sometimes bring us back to them again and again -- till we understand. In this description of the renovation which the man experiences, it is everywhere assumed that he has taken the right way announced to him by the mediating angel. (Job 32:6-10 RSV). 20 I must speak and find relief; I must open my lips and reply. If we are wise at all, it is not. You think he is not saying anything? So, with that courteous word of explanation, he begins to speak. 46a) the diaphragm, or rather the little net (omentum minus). Once again, one of the major problems we have is the silence of God -- unanswered prayer, as we see it. Hay Job Evaluation is a method used by corporates and organizations to map out their job roles in the context of the organizational structure. Job 9:33. 221, a; but Job 33:25, according to which he who was hitherto sick unto death actually renews his youth, makes it more natural to take the מן as causal: it swells from youth or youthfulness. Some of you who remember the days of the radio broadcast called The Lone Ranger, remember the question that was asked so many times on that program, "Who is this masked man?" 12 "But I tell you, in this you are not right, for God is greater than man. In a dream, in a vision of the night, when deep sleep falls on people as they slumber in their beds, he may speak in their ears and terrify them with warnings, to turn them from wrongdoing and keep them from pride, to preserve them from the pit, their lives from perishing by the sword. (Job 33:29 RSV). And Job felt that way about him. Behold, I open my mouth;    the tongue in my mouth speaks. He gives witness to the Mediator who is God himself, and, just as John said, he was a voice crying in the wilderness, pointing to one who would make a ransom between man and God. God has been silent, it seems, and though Job is suffering and cries out for help, no answer is given. 11 He putteth my feet in the stocks, he marketh all my paths. It is not the accumulation of the years of experience that makes people wise; it is what God has taught them through the years. And thus He recompenseth to man his uprightness. ṭrfš signifies to recover, prop. But I would like to differ somewhat with these and agree with those commentators who see Elihu as a very important part in this book. I gave you my attention,    and, behold, there was none that confuted Job,    or that answered his words, among you. First, God speaks in dreams, Verse 15: "In a dream, in a vision of the night,    when deep sleep falls upon men,    while they slumber on their beds, then he opens the ears of men,    and terrifies them with warnings, that he may turn man aside from his deed,    and cut off pride from man; he keeps back his soul from the Pit,    his life from perishing by the sword." 12 Behold, in this thou art not just: I will answer thee, that God is greater than man. And then he gives him the means of doing it, Verse 26: "Then man prays to God, and he accepts him,    he comes into his presence with joy. It has nothing to do with τράπεζα (an old name for a part of the liver), with which Ges. His range of understanding is so much greater than ours. 28 "He hath delivered my soul from going down into the pit. 3 My words shall be of the uprightness of my heart: and my lips shall utter knowledge clearly. The first teacher protested to the principal, "I've had 25 years' experience and why was I passed over in favor of this younger one?" I see Elihu as a kind of John the Baptist of the Old Testament, if you like, in the book of Job. Contradicting Job himself (33) 3. Some regard him as a rather brash young man with the cocksure arrogance of youth who speaks up to tell the older men what they were doing that was wrong, while others seem to see him as merely repeating in other words the arguments of these friends, without adding much. Why? Now pain did that, and so Elihu exhorts Job, Verse 29: "Behold, God does all these things,    twice, three times, with a man." This change of person, without any indication of the same, belongs to the peculiarities of the Hebrew, and, in general, of the Oriental style, described in the Geschichte der jd. 6 So Elihu son of Barakel the Buzite said: "I am young in years, and you are old; that is why I was fearful, not daring to tell you what I know. JOB’S DELIVERANCE (38-42) A. He says he has to say something; he feels the pressure within: "I also will give my answer;    I also will declare my opinion. You just had to say something because you see it is going astray, or it is illogical, and you can hardly restrain yourself from speaking. The other friends were caustic and sarcastic in their approach to Job but this young man is very courteous when he addresses him. 4 Now Elihu had waited before speaking to Job because they were older than he. That is the problem all through this book. 8 But it is the spirit in a man, the breath of the Almighty, that gives him understanding. God is not accountable to us. Change Language {{#items}} {{local_title}} It is not the old that are wise,    nor the aged that understand what is right. “Jesus Christ is indeed a blessed interpreter. He says, "Who are you O man, that replies against God? (Job 32:21-22 RSV). 5 If you can answer me, Set your words in order before me; Take your stand. The Spirit of God has made me; the breath of the Almighty gives me life. 17 I too will have my say; I too will tell what I know. 160-166), there is no reason for regarding it as a mixed form derived from two different verbs: it is formed just like פּרשׁז (from פּרשׁ, by Arabizing equals פּרשׂ) with a sibilant termination from רטף equals רטב, and therefore signifies to be (to have been made) over moist or juicy. We think God is responsible to come back with an immediate answer. (Job 33:4-7 RSV), What a difference that is from the way the friends came on Job! In previous chapters he has proclaimed his innocence, insisting that he has done nothing for which God might be punishing him. In the opening of the book we saw that Job lived in the land of Uz, but there was also another land nearby called Buz (these lands were named for two brothers back in the days following Noah and the flood), and Elihu came from the land of Buz; we know nothing more about him. On mediator in Job 33:23: “Or interpreter: i.e., one who can interpret and reveal the truth concerning God and His ways.” (Bullinger) ii. Now, you say, "Surely you're not going to tell us we have to start analyzing all our dreams.". Oftentimes they do take the form of warnings in which we see ourselves doing things that we are ashamed of or horrified by, and it is a warning that the tendency, the possibility of doing that, is deep within us all. 17 to turn man from wrongdoing and keep him from pride. And what brings it about? But I'm just like you are, and I'm not going to accuse you or come on heavy against you. Elihu says, "It is the spirit in a man, the breath of the Almighty, that makes him understand." Behold, I am toward God as you are;    I too was formed from a piece of clay. Job 36:24), it becomes natural that we should understand Job 33:26 according to such passages in the Psalms as Psalm 90:2; Psalm 67:2; Psalm 17:15. The Chateph instead of the simple Sehev is only in order to give greater importance to the passive u. 33 But if not, then listen to me; be silent, and I will teach you wisdom.". God always acts in accordance with his nature of love. It is quite possible to go through life repeating the same way of thinking over and over again, and never learn wisdom. 26 He prays to God and finds favor with him, he sees God's face and shouts for joy; he is restored by God to his righteous state. Chapter 32 of the Book of Job is directed at Job's three friends. 10 "Therefore I say: Listen to me; I too will tell you what I know. 21 I will show partiality to no one, nor will I flatter any man; 22 for if I were skilled in flattery, my Maker would soon take me away. (Job 32:1-5 RSV). 16 Must I wait, now that they are silent, now that they stand there with no reply? My words come from an upright heart; my lips sincerely speak what I know. 1 So these three men stopped answering Job, because he was righteous in his own eyes. (Job 33:31-33 RSV). The מן or מנּער is chiefly regarded as comparative: more than youth, i.e., leaving this behind, or exceeding it, Ew. In the ninth chapter of Romans Paul says the same thing. ישׂר is a poetically contracted fut. That is why suffering, when it is interpreted by the mediator that God provides, is a blessing to us. 221, a; but Job 33:25, according to which he who was hitherto sick unto death actually renews his youth, makes it more natural to take the מן as causal: it swells from youth or youthfulness. In Job 33:27 the favoured one is again the subj. Here is his promise that he is going to give honest words. 7 I thought, 'Age should speak; advanced years should teach wisdom.'. He knew who his Redeemer was, he knew that He was a living Savior, and he knew that someday He would physically stand on the earth (Job 19:25). With על (comp. 13 Why do you complain to him that he answers none of man's words. It contains a strong spiritual message that you must also nurture your creative gifts. God is able to teach him what the heart and the meaning of all his suffering has been in his life. 1 “But now, Job, listen to my words; pay attention to everything I say. 15 In a dream, in a vision of the night, when deep sleep falleth upon men, in slumberings upon the bed; Job 33:14. We thank you for the ministry that has mediated on our behalf before you. ', 29 "God does all these things to a man— twice, even three times-. 13 Do not say, 'We have found wisdom; let God refute him, not man.'. tarfasha, or even from a Hebr. He says, "We rejoice in our sufferings," (Romans 5:3 RSV). Now viewing scripture range from the book of Job chapter 33:14 through chapter 33:15... Job Chapter 33. But it is the spirit in a man,    the breath of the Almighty, that makes him understand. Website © 2021 by Ray Stedman Ministries. Job had represented God as severe in marking what he did amiss. What an amazing fore-view this is of the gospel of the grace of God! 25 then his flesh is renewed like a child's; it is restored as in the days of his youth. He is not going to flatter and he is not going to speak out of experience; he is going to speak from what he has been taught. And third, he always speaks with courtesy and sensitiveness to Job, despite the strong feelings which he admits he has. He is! Then he reassures Job and the friends, Verse 21: "I will not show partiality to any person    or use flattery toward any man. He has redeemed my soul from going down into the Pit,   and my life shall see the light.'" Your very sufferings are speaking to you; but not so much, as the friends were arguing, to punish you for something you did that you're trying to hide, because that isn't true. So with that brief word Elihu puts that to rest. And when we do not think so, it is we who are deceived, it is we who are misjudging; we do not see what he is after. Elihu says "I must speak, that I may find relief." One is tempted to ask that about this young man, Elihu. Let me point out certain things about this young man as we are introduced to him: First, when you come to the end of the book and you read the rebuke that God gives to the three friends of Job, you will note that Elihu is not included. Behold, my heart is like wine that has no vent;    like new wineskins, it is ready to burst." He says God does speak, but in ways sometimes we do not understand. This is the continual argument of the Bible from beginning to end. He can get up in the morning and be grouchy and hard to live with and you have to live with that kind of a God all day." after the manner of a jussive, for ישׁוּר; and perhaps it is a dialectic form, for the Kal שׁוּר equals שׁיר occurs only besides in 1 Samuel 18:6 as Chethb. "Because in our sufferings we're being taught by God that he is working out purposes that we do not understand but are for our good. 3 My words come from an upright heart; The speeches of Elihu (who is not mentioned in the prologue) contradict the fundamental opinions expressed by the 'friendly accusers' in the central body of the text, that it is impossible that the righteous should suffer, all pain being a … The young man is saying, "God is speaking to you, Job. But, in God's wonderful way of answering, I think this is his reply to Job, and he replies in a way that Job did not expect. Jer. Job’s plight, from the death of his children and loss of his property to the physical torment he endured, plus the harangue of his so-called friends, never caused his faith to waver. The Spirit of God hath made me As a man; so every man is made by God, and not by himself; Father, Son, and Spirit, are his Makers or Creators, as we read of them in the plural number, ( Psalms 149:2) ( Ecclesiastes 12:1) ; and this is a proof of the deity of the Spirit, who was not only concerned in the creation of all things, garnishing the heavens, and moving upon the face of the waters on the earth; … This is in line with what we have seen previously in Job, that knowledge is something you gain by the years as they go by, but understanding and wisdom is something only God can give, and he can give it to the young as well as the old. His words will be honest and without partiality. A man said to me the other day, "I lived for a long time thinking that business was the most important thing in life, but then I had a heart attack and, believe me, God got my attention." In Chapter 32 we come to a rather sudden and unexpected turn in the development of the book of Job. 12 I gave you my full attention. 3 He was also angry with the three friends, because they had found no way to refute Job, and yet had condemned him. 1 "But now, Job, listen to my words; pay attention to everything I say. (Job 33:15-18 RSV), Notice how clearly he states that God's objective with man is always to stop him from destroying himself. God calls men to repentance. 30 to turn back his soul from the pit, that the light of life may shine on him. Have you ever had God shout at you through pain? And the principal said, "Well, I have to disagree with you. (Job 33:31-33 RSV) And the silence of Job at this point seems to indicate that at last he is ready to listen. His soul draws near the Pit,    and his life to those who bring death." 32 If you have anything to say, answer me; speak up, for I want you to be cleared. 13 Why dost thou strive against him? Elihu points this out. You don't even know all the facts involved. For a listing of open positions, ... 33: Agricultural Srv Supervisor I: 34: Agricultural Srv Supervisor II: 35: Agriculture Service Aide I: 30: Athletic Service Aide I: 30: Athletic Service Aide II: 31: Athletic Services Assistant I: 32: Athletic Services … Job 33:4 “The Spirit of God has made me,And the breath of the Almighty gives me life. 14 For God does speak—now one way, now another— though man may not perceive it. 20 so that his very being finds food repulsive and his soul loathes the choicest meal. The spirit of man, on the contrary (for which the language has reserved the name נשׁמה), is an inspiration … Bible Language English. 33. 21 His flesh wastes away to nothing, and his bones, once hidden, now stick out. 1 “But please, Job, hear my speech, And listen to all my words. 15 In a dream, in a vision of the night, when deep sleep falleth upon men, in slumberings upon the bed; … For — Or, as כי, chi, should be rather rendered, nevertheless God speaketh — Namely, unto men, by way of instruction or admonition, as appears from the following verses. Now Elihu goes on to bring out a second thing, Verse 23: "If there be for him an angel,    a mediator, one of the thousand,    to declare to man what is right for him; and he is gracious to him, and says,    'Deliver him from going down into the Pit,    I have found a ransom; let his flesh become fresh with youth;    let him return to the days of his youthful vigor.'" Well, as Elihu says, it is the presence in our pains of a mediator, one of the thousand, who declares to man what is right and provides a ransom for him. They had argued that suffering is basically punishment for sin and prosperity is reward for righteousness (4:7–8). (Job 32:15-16 RSV). RayStedman.org/permissions. Job 33:14 - 33:15. He acts with perfect justice, wisdom, and goodness, where we cannot perceive it. For טרפשׁ is correctly explained by שׁומן, fat. Elihu Contradicts Job. And through the love of God shed abroad in our hearts we can realize that God's love is training us, steadying us, and teaching us through the time of stress," (Romans 5:3-4). Therefore there must be a mediator, Elihu says. 6 I am just like you before God; I too have been taken from clay. What does it mean that man is few of days and full of trouble (Job 14:1)? By the reference to psalmody which follows in Job 33:27 (comp. (Job 33:1-3 RSV). For I do not know how to flatter,    else would my Maker soon put an end to me." But psychologists tell us, as one voice, that dreams are a way by which reality suppressed comes into our consciousness, whether we like it or not. He is beginning to understand something about life that he never knew before, and there are references to it we have seen all along. Have you ever felt that way listening to an argument? Those last words seem to describe the experience that we would call today being born again, a return to the freshness and vitality of youth. In this description of the renovation which the man experiences, it is everywhere assumed that he has taken … His flesh is so wasted away that it cannot be seen;    and his bones which were not seen stick out. only because the passive quadriliteral would not so easily accommodate itself to inflexion (by which all those asserted significations, which suit only the perf. My words shall be of the uprightness of my heart: and my lips shall utter knowledge clearly. He was angry at Job because he justified himself rather than God; he was angry also at Job's three friends because they had found no answer, although they had declared Job to be in the wrong. 2 I am about to open my mouth; my words are on the tip of my tongue. b, to have pleasure in any one, with the acc. (Job 32:11-14 RSV), "They are discomfited, they answer no more;    they have not a word to say. His flesh shall be fresher than a child's: he shall return to the days of his youth: His flesh shall be fresher than a child’s —, For he will render unto man his righteousness —, His flesh shall be fresher than a child's, Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament. (Job 33:12a RSV), "God is greater than man." In Jesus' name, Amen. 9 It is not only the old who are wise, not only the aged who understand what is right. 18 to preserve his soul from the pit, his life from perishing by the sword. translates Job 33:25 : consumta est caro ejus a suppliciis; Targ. GOD HUMBLES JOB (38:1-42:6) 1. All jobs at UT are classified and compensated based on job families—groups of jobs that have similar types of duties but varying levels of complexity and responsibility. The second thing is that he is given an obvious, prominent part in this drama. 14 But Job has not marshaled his words against me, and I will not answer him with your arguments. Then the second thing Elihu says is that God also speaks through pain, Verse 19: "Man is also chastened with pain upon his bed,    and with continual strife in his bones, so that his life loathes bread,    and his appetite dainty food. So Elihu appears as the one who gives a witness to what Job is crying out for, an umpire who can lay his hand upon both man and God. I am reminded of a schoolteacher who applied for a job and was turned down in preference to another younger teacher who only had three years of experience. But pain insists upon being attended to. 5 If thou canst answer me, set thy words in order before … We begin to think of certain things as far more important than we had ever thought before. In Arab. 14 For God speaketh once, yea twice, yet man perceiveth it not. His youth renewed, and he seem young again; become hale and robust as in his youthful days; see Psalm 103:5. pinguefacere (which may with Frst be regarded as springing from טפשׁ, to be fleshy, like כּרבּל, כּרסם), רטפשׁ might have sprung by transposition. All these interpretations are worthless; נער, peculiar to the Elihu section in the book of Job (here and Job 36:14), does not signify shaking, but is equivalent to נערים (Job 13:26; Job 31:18); and רטפשׁ is in the perf. God is helping you to understand something that you don't understand, and pain is what makes it possible.". in Job 33:25, Jer. He recognizes the depth of Job's suffering, and he always speaks with understanding. That is what we read in Verses 8-9. We all tend to deceive ourselves. his flesh shall be fresher than a child's—so Naaman, 2Ki 5:14, spiritually, Joh 3:3-7. hypotheticum as Job 22:27, vid., on Job 29:24), He receives him favourably (רצה, Arab. God sends afflictions for good. Who is this fellow? But suffering without that mediation produces bitterness, resentment, anger, frustration, revolt and rebellion against God's will. Why, you're nothing but a creature with a very limited experience with very limited understanding. 31 "Pay attention, Job, and listen to me; be silent, and I will speak. ), and He (God) recompenses to the man his uprightness (in his prolonged course of life), or prop., since it is not ויּשׁלּם, but ויּשׁב, He restores on His part his relation in accordance with the order of redemption, for that is the idea of צדקה; the word has either a legal or a so-to-speak evangelical meaning, in which latter, used of God (as so frequently in Isaiah II), it describes His rule in accordance with His counsel and order of redemption; the primary notion is strict observance of a given rule. Proverbs 25:20) it signifies to address a song to any one, to sing to him. It is man's twofold origin which Elihu, Job 33:4, Job 33:6, gives utterance to in harmony with Genesis 2:7: the mode of man's origin, which is exalted above that of all other earthly beings that have life; for the life of the animal is only the individualizing of the breath of the Divine Spirit already existing in matter. 14 For God speaketh once, yea twice, yet man perceiveth it not. 15 In a dream, in a vision of the night, when deep sleep falls on men as they slumber in their beds. Although he doth not give men an account of his matters, yet he doth that for them which is much better, and more necessary and important: though he be so high, yet he condescends to teach and admonish them in various ways, … ), without any evident reason whatever, gets rid of the 1 pers. Cancel. For God speaks in one way,    and in two, though man does not perceive it." For God does speak—now one way, now another— though no one perceives it. Eliphaz had admitted (in 5:17) that some suffering was chastisement and could be good for us, but it becomes clear that for him this is the exception, not the rule, and that protracted suffering like Job's could not be explained this way. He is not rebuked for what he says, and he does not have to ask Job to pray for him, as they have to do. "I am clean without transgression, I [am] innocent; neither [is there] iniquity in me." for he giveth not account of any of his matters. The Spirit of God has made me; the breath of the Almighty gives me life. Now, Job's first view of God, according to Elihu, is that he saw God as capricious, i.e., he acted without any good reason, he acted just out of his feelings (like people do), according to his mood. But not one of you has proved Job wrong; none of you has answered his arguments. Why do the wicked prosper? He is also identified as the son of Barachel (that means "God blesses"), the Buzite. 4 The Spirit of God has made me; the breath of the Almighty gives me life. And though the skin worms destroy (my body), yet in my flesh shall I see God face to face." He shall return to the days of his youth - That is, to health and rigor. God is greater than man. 3 My words come from an upright heart; my lips sincerely speak what I know. Now here Elihu reminds him of that ministry of the mediator and tells him that if he allows that mediator's work to guide him through this time, he shall be restored, his flesh will come fresh with youth, and he will return to the days of his youthful vigor. 15 In a dream, in a vision of the night, when deep sleep falleth upon men, in slumberings upon the bed; 16 Then he openeth the ears of men, and sealeth their … In a remarkable manner one and the same idea is attained by all these ways: whether we regard וטפשׁ as a mixed form from רטב and טפשׁ, or as an extended root-form from one or other of these verbs, it is always according to the idea: a superabundance of fresh healthfulness. Commentators seem to differ very widely as to what to do with Elihu. Here he summarizes all that Job has been saying -- that God mistreats him without a reason; that he is doing these things without justification in a capricious way. Things that we do not like we put away, we shove down into the subconscious, and so they appear in our dreams. We try to narrow God down to our way of thinking and what this book teaches us, more than anything else, is to see that God is always beyond man. Then Elihu the son of Barachel the Buzite, of the family of Ram, became angry. In Chapter 33, his friend (to use the term loosely) Elihu refutes his claims of innocence. That is what we must always remember about God: He is beyond us. GOD HONORS JOB (42:7-17) 1. 9 'I am pure and without sin; I am clean and free from guilt. God can teach a young man or woman as much as an older man or woman. 19 Or a man may be chastened on a bed of pain with constant distress in his bones. 14 For God speaketh once, yea twice, [yet man] perceiveth it not. 5 Answer me then, if you can; prepare yourself and confront me. Version. … 3 My words come from my upright heart; My lips utter pure knowledge. Daniel, and Ezekiel, and others of the prophets, understood much from God by means of dreams. the confession of the penitent, Psalm 106:6), ולא שׁוה לי, et non aequale factum s. non aequatum est mihi. God rebukes his critics (42:7-10) 2. How patient God is! It is his megaphone to rouse a deaf world. Job 33:23-24. Job Rotation is a management approach where employees are shifted between two or more assignments or jobs at regular intervals of time in order to expose them to all verticals of an organization. Chapter 33. Now I think this is a reference to the slow and certain light that has been growing in Job's heart all through this time of suffering. I had sinned - he says, as he looks back ashamed and thankful - and perverted what was straight (comp. However, there is yet another almost more commendable explanation possible. What did Job mean when he said “my redeemer lives” in Job 19:25? 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