New International Version
I say to God: Do not declare me guilty, but tell me what charges you have against me.
King James Bible
I will say unto God, Do not condemn me; shew me wherefore thou contendest with me.
Darby Bible Translation
I will say unto +God, Do not condemn me; shew me wherefore thou strivest with me.
World English Bible
I will tell God, 'Do not condemn me. Show me why you contend with me.
Young's Literal Translation
I say unto God, 'Do not condemn me, Let me know why Thou dost strive with me.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Do not condemn me - Let me not be afflicted in thy wrath.
Show me wherefore thou contendest - If I am afflicted because of my sins, show me what that sin is. God never afflicts but for past sin, or to try his followers; or for the greater manifestation of his grace in their support and deliverance.
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Now, I propose to address myself to the two classes of persons who are making use of this question. First, I shall speak to the tried saint; and then I shall speak to the seeking sinner, who has been seeking peace and pardon through Christ, but who has not as yet found it, but, on the contrary, has been buffeted by the law, and driven away from the mercy-seat in despair. I. First, then, to THE CHILD OF GOD. I have--I know I have--in this great assembly, some who have come to Job's position. They …
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