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To

the Chriftian

Reader.

Ehhu

i3

.,

:roduced

by

the pen-man

of

this

bootie

in

a

great

paon

,

both

with

Job

and

his

three

friends

,and

he

gives

us

an account why

he

was in

fuch

a beate

of

paffion

with

both

(chap:

3

a.

)

Then

was

kindled

the wrathof

Elihu;againft

Job

was his

wrath kindled

,

becaufe

he

bad

juflified

himfelfe

rather

then

God.

Alfo againft

his

three

friends

was

his

wrath kindled

,

becaufe they

had

found

no anfwer,

and

yet

had

condemned

Job,

It

remaines therefore,

that

Elihu was

the man,

zuho

found

an

anfwer

in

this

great

difficulty

and

yet

condemned

not

Job.

And

indeed

he condemned

him not

(as

his

friends

had done)

as

a

man

imper-

fe5l

&-

crooked

in

his

wayes,as a

man

that feared

not

Clod

&efchewed

not

evili,In

or

for

thefe

things

Elihu didnet

condernne

Job,though

his

wrath was

kindled

againft him

:

he condemned

him

only

for

this

,becaufe

be

complained

fo

much

of

the

feverity

of

Gods

dealings

with

him,

and

fo,

by

confequence

juftified

himfelfe

rather then

God.

And in

that

poynt

or

for

that

fault

he

(pared

hint not,but repro.

ved

him

as

Jharply

and

condemned

him

as

deeply

as

his

friends

had

done

upon

other

and thofe(moft

of

them)

undue

and

info

f

fcient

grounds.Thus

we

read

his

cenfure

of

him

(

chap

:

34. 35.

yob

bath

fpoken without

knowledge,

and

his

words were

without

wifdome.

And

againe

(chap;

35.

¡6.

)

There.