331 Wherefore, Job, I pray thee, hear my speeches, and hearken to all my words.
331 "But now, Job, listen to my words; pay attention to everything I say.
331 "But now, hear my speech, O Job, and listen to all my words.
331 "So please, Job, hear me out, honor me by listening to me.
331 "But please, Job, hear my speech, And listen to all my words.
331 "Listen to my words, Job; pay attention to what I have to say.
Matthew Henry's Commentary on Job 33:1
Commentary on Job 33:1-7
(Read Job 33:1-7)
Job had desired a judge to decide his appeal. Elihu was one according to his wish, a man like himself. If we would rightly convince men, it must be by reason, not by terror; by fair argument, not by a heavy hand.