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Job Chapter 11

Zophar reproves Job

11:1 Then Zophar the Naamathite
answered and said,
11:2 Shouldn’t the multitude of words be answered? and should a man full of talk be justified?
11:3 Should your lies make men silent? and [will] you mock, and no one make you ashamed?
11:4 because you have said, My belief, [is] pure, and I am clean in your eyes.

God’s unsearchable wisdom

11:5 But who will grant that God would speak, and open his lips against you;
11:6 And would tell you the secrets of wisdom, that sound wisdom is diverse? Know then that God forgets of your
iniquity for you.
11:7 Can you
find out God by searching? Or can you search out the end of Shaddaiשַׁדַּי
romanized: Šaddāy; or Shaddai is one of the names of the God of Israel. El Shaddai is conventionally translated into English as God Almighty (Deus Omnipotens in Latin, Arabic: الله عزوجل, romanized: ʾAllāh ʿazzawajal), but its original meaning is unclear.One of God’s names Shaddai = Exhautless Bounty
11:8 Heights of the heavens! What can you do? deeper than Sheolשְׁאוֹל ‎
(/ˈʃiː.oʊl, -əl/ SHEE-ohl, -⁠uhl;Šəʾōl, Tiberian: Šŏʾōl) The Grave also in the Hebrew Bible is a place of still darkness which lies after death. underworld, grave, hell, pit. For more info click here
; what can you know?
11:9 The measure of it is longer than the earth, and broader than the sea.
11:10 If He passes through and shuts up, or gathers together, then who can hinder Him?
11:11 Because He knows the vanity of men: he sees deceit ; won’t He then consider it?
11:12 For foolish men would be wise, though man be born like a wild ass’s colt.

Repentance is a blessing

11:13 If you prepare your heart, and stretch out your hands toward Him;
11:14 If iniquity is in your hand, put it far away, and let not wickedness dwell in your tents.
11:15 Surely then shall you lift up Your face without blemish; yea, you will be steadfast, and will not fear:
11:16 Because you shall forget [your] misery, and remember it as waters that have passed;
11:17 And your lifetime shall arise more than the noonday: you shall fly, you shall be as the morning.
11:18 And you shall trust, because there is hope. Yes, you shall look about you, and you shall take your rest in safety.
11:19 Also you shall lie down, and none shall make you afraid; yea, many shall make seek your favor.
11:20 But the eyes of the wicked shall fail, and they shall not escape, and their hope [shall be like] the giving up of the ghost.

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