New American Standard Bible
I am afraid of all my pains, I know that You will not acquit me.
King James Bible
I am afraid of all my sorrows, I know that thou wilt not hold me innocent.
Darby Bible Translation
I am afraid of all my sorrows; I know that thou wilt not hold me innocent.
World English Bible
I am afraid of all my sorrows, I know that you will not hold me innocent.
Young's Literal Translation
I have been afraid of all my griefs, I have known that Thou dost not acquit me.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
I am afraid of all my sorrows - My fears return. I dread the continuance of my griefs, and cannot close my eye to them.
Thou wilt not hold me innocent - God will not remove my sorrows so as to furnish the evidence that I am innocent. My sufferings continue, and with them continue all the evidence on which my friends rely that I am a guilty man. In such a state of things, how can I be otherwise than sad? He was held to be guilty; he was suffering in such a way as to afford them the proof that he was so, and how could he be cheerful?
LibraryWashed to Greater Foulness
Turning to my text, let me say, that as one is startled by a shriek, or saddened by a groan, so these sharp utterances of Job astonish us at first, and then awake our pity. How much are we troubled with brotherly compassion as we read the words,--"If I wash myself with snow water, and make my hands never so clean; yet shalt thou plunge me in the ditch, and mine own clothes shall abhor me!" The sense of misery couched in this passage baffles description. Yet this is but one of a series, in which sentence …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 32: 1886
The Power of God
Whether Man Can Know that He Has Grace?
Opposition to Messiah in Vain
"For what I fear comes upon me, And what I dread befalls me.
"Why then do You not pardon my transgression And take away my iniquity? For now I will lie down in the dust; And You will seek me, but I will not be."
If I sin, then You would take note of me, And would not acquit me of my guilt.
"If I speak, my pain is not lessened, And if I hold back, what has left me?
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