31 Mark well, O Job, hearken unto me: hold thy peace, and I will speak.

Other Translations of Job 33:31

New International Version

31 "Pay attention, Job, and listen to me; be silent, and I will speak.

English Standard Version

31 Pay attention, O Job, listen to me; be silent, and I will speak.

The Message

31 "Keep listening, Job. Don't interrupt - I'm not finished yet.

New King James Version

31 "Give ear, Job, listen to me; Hold your peace, and I will speak.

New Living Translation

31 Mark this well, Job. Listen to me, for I have more to say.

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Job 33:31

Commentary on Job 33:29-33

(Read Job 33:29-33)

Elihu shows that God's great and gracious design toward the children of men, is, to save them from being for ever miserable, and to bring them to be for ever happy. By whatever means we are kept back from the we shall bless the Lord for them at least, and should bless him for them though they be painful and distressing. Those that perish for ever are without excuse, for they would not be healed.