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40 And the Lord said to Job:

‘Shall a fault-finder contend with the Almighty?[a]
    Anyone who argues with God must respond.’

Job’s Response to God

Then Job answered the Lord:

‘See, I am of small account; what shall I answer you?
    I lay my hand on my mouth.
I have spoken once, and I will not answer;
    twice, but will proceed no further.’

God’s Challenge to Job

Then the Lord answered Job out of the whirlwind:

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Footnotes

  1. Job 40:2 Traditional rendering of Heb Shaddai

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