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If I were you, I would turn to God and present my case to him.
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Wherefore I will pray to the Lord, and address my speech to God:
Job 8:5 Yet if thou wilt arise early to God, and wilt beseech the Almighty:
Job 22:21,27 Submit thyself then to him, and be at peace: and thereby thou shalt have the best fruits. . . .
Genesis 32:7-12 Then Jacob was greatly afraid; and in his fear divided the people that was with him, and the flocks, and the sheep, and the oxen, and the camels, into two companies, . . .
2 Chronicles 33:12,13 And after that he was in distress he prayed to the Lord his God: and did penance exceedingly before the God of his fathers. . . .
Psalm 50:15 And call upon me in the day of trouble: I will deliver thee, and thou shalt glorify me.
Psalm 77:1,2 Unto the end, for Idithun, a psalm of Asaph.  I cried to the Lord with my voice; to God with my voice, and he gave ear to me. . . .
Jonah 2:1-7 Now the Lord prepared a great fish to swallow up Jonah: and Jonah was in the belly of a fish for three days and three nights. . . .
Psalm 37:5 Commit thy way to the Lord, and trust in him, and he will do it.
2 Timothy 1:12 For which cause, I also suffer these things: but I am not ashamed. For I know whom I have believed and I am certain that he is able to keep that which I have committed unto him, against that day.
1 Peter 2:23 Who, when he was reviled, did not revile: when he suffered, he threatened not, but delivered himself to him that judged him unjustly.
1 Peter 4:19 Wherefore let them also that suffer according to the will of God commend their souls in good deeds to the faithful Creator.
ContextEliphaz Continues: God Blesses those who Seek Him
…7Man is born to labour, and the bird to fly. 8Wherefore I will pray to the Lord, and address my speech to God:9Who doth great things, and unsearchable and wonderful things without number:…
Additional TranslationsHowever, if I were you, I would appeal to God and lay my cause before HimI would seek to God, and to God would I commit my cause:
But as for me, I would seek unto God, And unto God would I commit my cause;
Nevertheless I will beseech the Lord, and will call upon the Lord, the sovereign of all;
But as for me I will seek unto God, and unto God commit my cause;
But as for me, I would seek unto God, and unto God would I commit my cause:
I would seek to God, and to God would I commit my cause:
"But as for me, I would seek God. I would commit my cause to God,
Yet I -- I inquire for God, And for God I give my word,
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