6 Behold, I am according to thy wish [1] in God's stead: I also am formed out of the clay.

Other Translations of Job 33:6

New International Version

6 I am the same as you in God's sight; I too am a piece of clay.

English Standard Version

6 Behold, I am toward God as you are; I too was pinched off from a piece of clay.

The Message

6 Look, I'm human - no better than you; we're both made of the same kind of mud.

New King James Version

6 Truly I am as your spokesman before God; I also have been formed out of clay.

New Living Translation

6 Look, you and I both belong to God. I, too, was formed from clay.

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Job 33:6

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.