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Will no one listen to what I am saying? I swear that every word is true. Let Almighty God answer me. If the charges my opponent brings against me were written down so that I could see them,
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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Who would grant me a hearing, that the Almighty may hear my desire: and that he himself that judgeth would write a book,
Job 13:3 But yet I will speak to the Almighty, and I desire to reason with God.
Job 17:3 Deliver me, O Lord, and set me beside thee, and let any man's hand fight against me.
Job 23:3-7 Who will grant me that I might know and find him, and come even to his throne? . . .
Job 33:6 Behold God hath made me as well as thee, and of the same clay I also was formed.
Job 38:1-3 Then the Lord answered Job out of a whirlwind, and said: . . .
Job 40:4,5 What can I answer, who hath spoken inconsiderately? I will lay my hand upon my mouth. . . .
Job 13:21,22 Withdraw thy hand far from me, and let not thy dread terrify me. . . .
Psalm 26:1 Unto the end, a psalm for David. Judge me, O Lord, for I have walked in my innocence: and I have put my trust in the Lord, and shall not be weakened.
Job 13:24 Why hidest thou thy face, and thinkest me thy enemy?
Job 19:11,23,24 His wrath is kindled against me, and he hath counted me as his enemy. . . .
Job 33:10,11 Because he hath found complaints against me, therefore he hath counted me for his enemy. . . .
Matthew 5:25 Be at agreement with thy adversary betimes, whilst thou art in the way with him: lest perhaps the adversary deliver thee to the judge, and the judge deliver thee to the officer, and thou be cast into prison.
ContextJob's Final Appeal
…34If I have been afraid at a very great multitude, and the contempt of kinsmen hath terrified me: and have not rather held my peace, and not gone out of the door. 35Who would grant me a hearing, that the Almighty may hear my desire: and that he himself that judgeth would write a book,36That I may carry it on my shoulder, and put it about me as a crown?…
Behold I shall cry suffering violence, and no one will hear: I shall cry aloud, and there is none to judge.
Let my enemy be as the ungodly, and my adversary as the wicked one.
I cry to thee, and thou hearest me not: I stand up, and thou dost not regard me.
But yet thou stretchest not forth thy hand to their consumption: and if they shall fall down thou wilt save.
That I may carry it on my shoulder, and put it about me as a crown?
Yea, when thou shalt say: He considereth not: be judged before him, and expect him.
Shall he that contendeth with God be so easily silenced? surely he that reproveth God, ought to answer him.
Additional TranslationsOh, that I had one to hear me! Here is my signature—let the Almighty answer me; let my accuser compose His indictment.Oh that one would hear me! behold, my desire is, that the Almighty would answer me, and that my adversary had written a book.
Oh that I had one to hear me! (Lo, here is my signature, let the Almighty answer me); And that I had the indictment which mine adversary hath written!
(Oh that I had a hearer,)and if I had not feared the hand of the Lord; and as to the written charge which I had against any one,
Oh that I had one to hear me! Behold my signature: let the Almighty answer me! And let mine opponent write an accusation!
Oh that I had one to hear me! (lo, here is my signature, let the Almighty answer me;) and that I had the indictment which mine adversary hath written!
Oh that one would hear me! behold, my desire is, that the Almighty would answer me, and that my adversary had written a book.
oh that I had one to hear me! (behold, here is my signature, let the Almighty answer me); let the accuser write my indictment!
Who giveth to me a hearing? lo, my mark. The Mighty One doth answer me, And a bill hath mine adversary written.
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