Job 23:6
Good News Translation
Would God use all his strength against me? No, he would listen as I spoke.

Contemporary English Version
Would he overwhelm me with his greatness? No! He would listen

Douay-Rheims Bible
I would not that he should contend with me with much strength, nor overwhelm me with the weight of his greatness.

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I would not that he should contend with me with much strength, nor overwhelm me with the weight of his greatness.

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Job 9:19,33,34 If strength be demanded, he is most strong: if equity of judgment, no man dare bear witness for me. . . .

Job 13:21 Withdraw thy hand far from me, and let not thy dread terrify me.

Isaiah 27:4,8 There is no indignation in me: who shall make me a thorn and a brier in battle: shall I march against it, shall, I set it on fire together? . . .

Ezekiel 20:33,35 As I live, saith the Lord God, I will reign over you with a strong hand, and with a stretched out arm, and with fury poured out. . . .

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Psalm 138:3 In what day soever I shall call upon thee, hear me: thou shalt multiply strength in my soul.

2 Corinthians 12:9,10 And he said to me: My grace is sufficient for thee: for power is made perfect in infirmity. Gladly therefore will I glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may dwell in me. . . .

Context
Job Longs for God
5That I might know the words that he would answer me, and understand what he would say to me. 6I would not that he should contend with me with much strength, nor overwhelm me with the weight of his greatness.7Let him propose equity against me, and let my judgment come to victory.…
Cross References
Job 9:3
If he will contend with him, he cannot answer him one for a thousand.

Job 9:4
He is wise in heart, and mighty in strength: who hath resisted him, and hath had peace?

Job 23:5
That I might know the words that he would answer me, and understand what he would say to me.

Additional Translations
Would He contend with me in His great power? No, He would certainly take note of me.Will he plead against me with his great power? No; but he would put strength in me.

Would he contend with me in the greatness of his power? Nay; but he would give heed unto me.

Though he should come on me in his great strength, then he would not threaten me;

Would he plead against me with [his] great power? Nay; but he would give heed unto me.

Would he contend with me in the greatness of his power? Nay; but he would give heed unto me.

Would he plead against me with his great power? No; but he would put strength in me.

Would he contend with me in the greatness of his power? No, but he would listen to me.

In the abundance of power doth He strive with me? No! surely He putteth it in me.
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