33:6 Behold, I [am] according to thy wish in {b} God's stead: I also am formed out of the clay.

(b) Because Job had wished to dispute his cause with God, Job 16:21 so that he might do it without fear, Elihu says, he will reason in God's stead, whom he does not need to fear.

33:6 Behold - I will plead with thee in God's name and stead, which thou hast often wished, and I am God's creature like thyself.

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.