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Are you coming to accuse me, God? If you do, I am ready to be silent and die.
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Who is he that will plead against me? let him come: why am I consumed holding my peace?
that will plead
Job 19:5 But you set yourselves up against me, and reprove me with my reproaches.
Job 33:5-7,32 If thou canst, answer me, and stand up against my face. . . .
Isaiah 50:7,8 The Lord God is my helper, therefore am I not confounded: therefore have I set my face as a most hard rock, and I know that I shall not be confounded. . . .
Romans 8:33 Who shall accuse against the elect of God? God is he that justifieth:
if I hold
Job 13:13 Hold your peace a little while, that I may speak whatsoever my mind shall suggest to me.
Job 7:11 Wherefore, I will not spare my mouth, I will speak in the affliction of my spirit: I will talk with the bitterness of my soul.
Jeremiah 20:9 Then I said: I will not make mention of him, nor speak any more in his name: and there came in my heart as a burning fire, shut up in my bones, and I was wearied, not being able to bear it.
ContextJob Reproves His Friends
…18If I shall be judged, I know that I shall be found just. 19Who is he that will plead against me? let him come: why am I consumed holding my peace?20Two things only do not to me, and then from thy face I shall not be hid:…
Why dost thou not remove my sin, and why dost thou not take away my iniquity? Behold now I shall sleep in the dust: and if thou seek me in the morning, I shall not be.
If he will contend with him, he cannot answer him one for a thousand.
Thy hands have made me, and fashioned me wholly round about, and dost thou thus cast me down headlong on a sudden?
Two things only do not to me, and then from thy face I shall not be hid:
He is near that justifieth me, who will contend with me? let us stand together, who is my adversary? let him come near to me.
Additional TranslationsCan anyone indict me? If so, I will be silent and die.Who is he that will plead with me? for now, if I hold my tongue, I shall give up the ghost.
Who is he that will contend with me? For then would I hold my peace and give up the ghost.
For who is he that shall plead with me, that I should now be silent, and expire?
Who is he that contendeth with me? For if I were silent now, I should expire.
Who is he that will contend with me? for now shall I hold my peace and give up the ghost.
Who is he that will plead with me? for now, if I hold my tongue, I shall expire.
Who is he who will contend with me? For then would I hold my peace and give up the spirit.
Who is he that doth strive with me? For now I keep silent and gasp.
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