New International Version
But I desire to speak to the Almighty and to argue my case with God.
King James Bible
Surely I would speak to the Almighty, and I desire to reason with God.
Darby Bible Translation
But I will speak to the Almighty, and will find pleasure in reasoning with God;
World English Bible
"Surely I would speak to the Almighty. I desire to reason with God.
Young's Literal Translation
Yet I for the Mighty One do speak, And to argue for God I delight.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Surely I would speak to the Almighty - אולם ulam, O that: - I wish I could speak to the Almighty!
I desire to reason with God - He speaks here to reference to the proceedings in a court of justice. Ye pretend to be advocates for God, but ye are forgers of lies: O that God himself would appear! Before him I could soon prove my innocence of the evils with which ye charge me.
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LibraryStruggles of Conscience
I shall attempt to address you in the following order this morning. First, a little by way of consolation; then, a little by way of instruction; a little more upon discrimination or caution; and in the last place, a few sentences by way of exhortation. I. First, beloved, let me speak to you who are desiring to feel more and more your sins, and whose prayer is the prayer of the text, "Lord how many are mine iniquities and my sins, make me to know my transgression and my sin." Let me try to COMFORT …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 6: 1860
Not Now, but Hereafter!
A Canticle of Love
"Thou Shall Keep Him in Perfect Peace, Whose Mind is Stayed on Thee, Because He Trusteth in Thee. "
"But if I were you, I would appeal to God; I would lay my cause before him.
Though he slay me, yet will I hope in him; I will surely defend my ways to his face.
Then summon me and I will answer, or let me speak, and you reply to me.
I would state my case before him and fill my mouth with arguments.
There the upright can establish their innocence before him, and there I would be delivered forever from my judge.
"Will the one who contends with the Almighty correct him? Let him who accuses God answer him!"
You are always righteous, LORD, when I bring a case before you. Yet I would speak with you about your justice: Why does the way of the wicked prosper? Why do all the faithless live at ease?
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