But the anger of Elihu the son of Barachel the Buzite, of the family of Ram burned; against Job his anger burned because he justified himself before God.
Uz his firstborn and Buz his brother and Kemuel the father of Aram
“Do you think this is according to justice?
Do you say, ‘My righteousness is more than God’s’?
“Will you really annul My judgment?
Will you condemn Me that you may be justified?
‘Is it right for You indeed to oppress,
To reject the labor of Your hands,
And to look favorably on the schemes of the wicked?
“As God lives, who has taken away my right,
And the Almighty, who has embittered my soul,
“Far be it from me that I should declare you right;
Till I die I will not put away my integrity from me.
“You have become cruel to me;
With the might of Your hand You persecute me.
“For Job has said, ‘I am righteous,
But God has taken away my right;
“Shall one who hates justice rule?
And will you condemn the righteous mighty One,
For zeal for Your house has consumed me,
And the reproaches of those who reproach You have fallen on me.
After looking around at them with anger, grieved at their hardness of heart, He *said to the man, “Stretch out your hand.” And he stretched it out, and his hand was restored.
But wishing to justify himself, he said to Jesus, “And who is my neighbor?”
Be angry, and yet do not sin; do not let the sun go down on your anger,