New American Standard Bible
"Why do you persecute me as God does, And are not satisfied with my flesh?
King James Bible
Why do ye persecute me as God, and are not satisfied with my flesh?
Darby Bible Translation
Why do ye persecute me as �God, and are not satisfied with my flesh?
World English Bible
Why do you persecute me as God, and are not satisfied with my flesh?
Young's Literal Translation
Why do you pursue me as God? And with my flesh are not satisfied?
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Why do ye persecute me as God? - As God has done. That is, without giving me any reason for it; accusing me of crimes without proof, and condeming me without mitigation. That there is here an improper reflection on God, will be apparent to all. It accords with what Job frequently expresses where he speaks of him as judging him severly, and is on of the instances which prove that he was not entirely perfect.
And are not satisfied with my flesh - That is, are not contented that my "body" is subjected to inexpressible torment, and is wholly wasting away, but add to this the torment of the soul. Why is it not enough that my "body" is thus tormented without adding the severer tortures of the mind?
LibraryJob's Sure Knowledge
"For I know that my Redeemer liveth,"--Job 19:25. I DARESAY you know that there are a great many difficulties about the translation of this passage. It is a very complicated piece of Hebrew, partly, I suppose, owing to its great antiquity, being found in what is, probably, one of the oldest Books of the Bible. Besides that, different persons have tried to translate it according to their own varying views. The Jews stiffly fight against the notion of the Messiah and his resurrection being found in …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 50: 1904
My Beloved Put in his Hand through the Opening, and My Bowels Thrilled at his Touch.
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Whether after the Resurrection the Saints Will See God with the Eyes of the Body? [*Cf. Fp, Q , a ]
"Why do You hide Your face And consider me Your enemy?
"Will You cause a driven leaf to tremble? Or will You pursue the dry chaff?
"God hands me over to ruffians And tosses me into the hands of the wicked.
Know then that God has wronged me And has closed His net around me.
"If you say, 'How shall we persecute him?' And 'What pretext for a case against him can we find?'
"You have become cruel to me; With the might of Your hand You persecute me.
For they have persecuted him whom You Yourself have smitten, And they tell of the pain of those whom You have wounded.
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