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REFERENCE TABLE

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and Verses of the Bible

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XV

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XVIII 2 53
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XIX

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XX 2 58
22.

XXI 2 60
23

16 62

XXII 2 64
25.

21 66
26..

XXIII 2 67
27.

II 68
28.

XXIV I 69
29.

71
XXV
2-6

72
30.
XXVI 5-14

72
XXVI 2-4
31.

73

2-6 74
32. ...... XXVII

7 74
XXVIII I 76
34

XXIX 2 78
35.
XXX 1

81
36.

16 82

II
The Debate

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The Oath of Clearing

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102
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I 85

XXXVII 14
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105

V
Interposition of Elihu

Divine Intervention
XXXII I 89

XXXVIII 2 107
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6 89 47.

XL

4 113
39. XXXIII
8 92 48.

7 113
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14 92
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XLII 2 118
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