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I want someone to plead with God for me, as one pleads for a friend.
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And O that a man might so be judged with God, as the son of man is judged with his companion!
Job 9:34,35 Let him take his rod away from me, and let not his fear terrify me. . . .
Job 13:3,22 But yet I will speak to the Almighty, and I desire to reason with God. . . .
Job 23:3-7 Who will grant me that I might know and find him, and come even to his throne? . . .
Job 31:35 Who would grant me a hearing, that the Almighty may hear my desire: and that he himself that judgeth would write a book,
Job 40:1-5 And the Lord went on, and said to Job: . . .
Ecclesiastes 6:10 He that shall be, his name is already called: and it is known, that he is a man, and cannot contend in judgment with him that is stronger than himself.
Isaiah 45:9 Woe to him that gainsayeth his maker, a sherd of the earthen pots: shall the clay say to him that fashioneth it: What art thou making, and thy work is without hands?
Romans 9:20 O man, who art thou that repliest against God? Shall the thing formed say to him that formed it: Why hast thou made me thus?
ContextJob Decries his Comforters
…20My friends are full of words: my eye poureth out tears to God. 21And O that a man might so be judged with God, as the son of man is judged with his companion!22For behold short years pass away, and I am walking in a path by which I shall not return.…
Additional TranslationsOh, that a man might plead with God as he pleads with his neighbor!O that one might plead for a man with God, as a man pleads for his neighbor!
That he would maintain the right of a man with God, And of a son of man with his neighbor!
Let my supplication come to the Lord, and let mine eye weep before him.
Oh that there were arbitration for a man with +God, as a son of man for his friend!
That he would maintain the right of a man with God, and of a son of man with his neighbour!
O that one might plead for a man with God, as a man pleadeth for his neighbor!
that he would maintain the right of a man with God, of a son of man with his neighbor!
And he reasoneth for a man with God, And a son of man for his friend.
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OT Poetry: Job 16:21 That he would maintain the right (Jb) Bible Study Resources, Dictionary, Concordance and Search Tools