Job 10:7
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English Standard Version
although you know that I am not guilty, and there is none to deliver out of your hand?

King James Bible
Thou knowest that I am not wicked; and there is none that can deliver out of thine hand.

American Standard Version
Although thou knowest that I am not wicked, And there is none that can deliver out of thy hand?

Douay-Rheims Bible
And shouldst know that I have done no wicked thing, whereas there is no man that can deliver out of thy hand.

English Revised Version
Although thou knowest that I am not wicked; and there is none that can deliver out of thine hand?

Webster's Bible Translation
Thou knowest that I am not wicked; and there is none that can deliver out of thy hand.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

1 My soul is full of disgust with my life,

Therefore I will freely utter my complaint;

I will speak in the bitterness of my soul.

2 I will say to Eloah: Condemn me not;

Let me know wherefore Thou contendest with me!

His self-consciousness makes him desire that the possibility of answering for himself might be granted him; and since he is weary of life, and has renounced all claim for its continuance, he will at least give his complaints free course, and pray the Author of his sufferings that He would not permit him to die the death of the wicked, contrary to the testimony of his own conscience. נקטה is equivalent to נקטּה ot tnel, Ezekiel 6:9, after the usual manner of the contraction of double Ayin verbs (Genesis 11:6-7; Isaiah 19:3; Judges 5:5; Ezekiel 41:7; vid., Ges. 67, rem. 11); it may nevertheless be derived directly from נקט, for this secondary verb formed from the Niph. נקט is supported by the Aramaic. In like manner, in Genesis 17:11 perhaps a secondary verb נמל, and certainly in Genesis 9:19 and Isaiah 23:3 a secondary verb נפץ (1 Samuel 13:11), formed from the Niph. נפץ (Genesis 10:18), is to be supposed; for the contraction of the Niphal form נקומה into נקמה is impossible; and the supposition which has been advanced, of a root פצץ equals פוץ in the signification diffundere, dissipare is unnecessary. His soul is disgusted (fastidio affecta est, or fastidit) with his life, therefore he will give free course to his plaint (comp. Job 7:11). עלי is not super or de me, but, as Job 30:16, in me; it belongs to the Ego, as an expression of spontaneity: I in myself, since the Ego is the subject, ὑποκείμενον, of his individuality (Psychol. S. 151f.). The inner man is meant, which has the Ego over or in itself; from this the complaint shall issue forth as a stream without restraint; not, however, a mere gloomy lamentation over his pain, but a supplicatory complaint directed to God respecting the peculiar pang of his suffering, viz., this stroke which seems to come upon him from his Judge (ריב, seq. acc., as Isaiah 27:8), without his being conscious of that for which he is accounted guilty.

Job 10:7 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Thou knowest. Heb. It is upon thy knowledge

Job 23:10 But he knows the way that I take: when he has tried me, I shall come forth as gold.

Job 31:6,14,35 Let me be weighed in an even balance that God may know my integrity...

Job 42:7 And it was so, that after the LORD had spoken these words to Job, the LORD said to Eliphaz the Temanite, My wrath is kindled against you...

Psalm 1:6 For the LORD knows the way of the righteous: but the way of the ungodly shall perish.

Psalm 7:3,8,9 O LORD my God, If I have done this; if there be iniquity in my hands...

Psalm 17:3 You have proved my heart; you have visited me in the night; you have tried me, and shall find nothing...

Psalm 26:1-5 Judge me, O LORD; for I have walked in my integrity: I have trusted also in the LORD; therefore I shall not slide...

Psalm 139:1,2,21-24 O lord, you have searched me, and known me...

John 21:17 He said to him the third time, Simon, son of Jonas, love you me? Peter was grieved because he said to him the third time, Love you me?...

2 Corinthians 1:12 For our rejoicing is this, the testimony of our conscience, that in simplicity and godly sincerity, not with fleshly wisdom...

1 Thessalonians 2:10 You are witnesses, and God also, how piously and justly and blamelessly we behaved ourselves among you that believe:

and there

Job 23:13,14 But he is in one mind, and who can turn him? and what his soul desires, even that he does...

Deuteronomy 32:39 See now that I, even I, am he, and there is no god with me: I kill, and I make alive; I wound...

Psalm 50:22 Now consider this, you that forget God, lest I tear you in pieces, and there be none to deliver.

Daniel 3:15 Now if you be ready that at what time you hear the sound of the cornet, flute, harp, sackbut, psaltery, and dulcimer...

Hosea 2:10 And now will I discover her lewdness in the sight of her lovers, and none shall deliver her out of my hand.

John 10:28-30 And I give to them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall any man pluck them out of my hand...

Cross References
Joshua 22:22
"The Mighty One, God, the LORD! The Mighty One, God, the LORD! He knows; and let Israel itself know! If it was in rebellion or in breach of faith against the LORD, do not spare us today

Job 9:12
Behold, he snatches away; who can turn him back? Who will say to him, 'What are you doing?'

Job 9:21
I am blameless; I regard not myself; I loathe my life.

Job 9:22
It is all one; therefore I say, 'He destroys both the blameless and the wicked.'

Job 10:15
If I am guilty, woe to me! If I am in the right, I cannot lift up my head, for I am filled with disgrace and look on my affliction.

Job 11:4
For you say, 'My doctrine is pure, and I am clean in God's eyes.'

Job 13:18
Behold, I have prepared my case; I know that I shall be in the right.

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