4-5 In Eliphaz’s first speech he asks whether man can ever be right before God?
6-7 Job insists that his righteousness stands.
8 Blidad’s first speech shows that God is just and that is why Job is suffering.
9-10 Job agrees that God is just but He is just to both good and bad people and really all humans are unrighteous.
11 Zophar’s first speech calls Job to repent since he has done some serious wrong.
12-14 Job asserts the majesty of God and acknowledges his trust in God, though He slay me.
15 Eliphaz’s second speech asserts that Job’s own mouth condemns him of wrong
16-17 Job knows he has a witness in heaven who can speak on his behalf
18 Bildad states that only the wicked are punished
19 Job knows that his redeemer lives and will vindicate him
20 Zophar again states that only the wicked suffer, God in His justice punishes the wicked
21 Job responses saying that sometimes the wicked prosper and the good suffer
22 Eliphaz throws the claim down that Job is guilty and he must face it
23-24 Job reminds them that God is mysterious and hidden and how can they know Him
25 Bildad finally asks how can man stand before a righteous God then
26-31 Job responds with wisdom reminders, the majesty of God, that God is also a Savior, and that he has fled evil, reminding his friends of the Genesis 3 story.