Job didn’t have time to decide what to do next. A man younger than all of them spoke out when his friends finally hushed. He’d been listening all this time and building an anger inside him. He found fault in all four. The King James version of Job 32:2 describes Elihu blaming Job “Because he justified himself rather than God.”
Job explained how innocent he was of sin, and questioned God’s treatment of him. God was being unfair to Job by sending troubles his way. Job still believed in God, but he could see no justice in God’s dealings with him.
Job 32:3 finds Elihu angry at the friends “because they had found no answer, and yet had condemned Job.”
None of them could answer Job’s question of what sin he had done, yet