Job 23:7
Good News Translation
I am honest; I could reason with God; he would declare me innocent once and for all.

Contemporary English Version
because I am innocent, and he would say, "I now set you free!"

Douay-Rheims Bible
Let him propose equity against me, and let my judgment come to victory.

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Let him propose equity against me, and let my judgment come to victory.

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Isaiah 1:18 And then come, and accuse me, saith the Lord: if your sins be as scarlet, they shall be made as white as snow: and if they be red as crimson, they shall be white as wool.

Jeremiah 3:5 Wilt thou be angry for ever, or wilt thou continue unto the end? Behold, thou hast spoken, and hast done evil things, and hast been able.

Jeremiah 12:1 Thou indeed, O Lord, art just, if I plead with thee, but yet I will speak what is just to thee: Why doth the way of the wicked prosper: why is it well with all them that transgress, and do wickedly?

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Job 9:15 I, who although I should have any just thing, would not answer, but would make supplication to my judge.

Romans 3:19-22 Now we know that what things soever the law speaketh, it speaketh to them that are in the law: that every mouth may be stopped and all the world may be made subject to God. . . .

Romans 8:1,33,34 There is now therefore no condemnation to them that are in Christ Jesus, who walk not according to the flesh. . . .

Context
Job Longs for God
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.8But if I go to the east, he appeareth not; if to the west, I shall not understand him.…
Cross References
Job 13:3
But yet I will speak to the Almighty, and I desire to reason with God.

Job 13:16
And he shall be my saviour: for no hypocrite shall come before his presence.

Job 23:10
But he knoweth my way, and has tried me as gold that passeth through the fire:

Additional Translations
Then an upright man could reason with Him, and I would be delivered forever from my Judge.There the righteous might dispute with him; so should I be delivered for ever from my judge.

There the upright might reason with him; So should I be delivered for ever from my judge.

for truth and reproof are from him; and he would bring forth my judgment to an end.

There would an upright man reason with him; and I should be delivered for ever from my judge.

There the upright might reason with him; so should I be delivered for ever from my judge.

There the righteous might dispute with him; so should I be delivered for ever from my judge.

There the upright might reason with him, so I should be delivered forever from my judge.

There the upright doth reason with Him, And I escape for ever from my judge.
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