New International Version
I would state my case before him and fill my mouth with arguments.
King James Bible
I would order my cause before him, and fill my mouth with arguments.
Darby Bible Translation
I would order the cause before him, and fill my mouth with arguments;
World English Bible
I would set my cause in order before him, and fill my mouth with arguments.
Young's Literal Translation
I arrange before Him the cause, And my mouth fill with arguments.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
O that I knew where I might find him! - This and the following verse may be read thus: "Who will give me the knowledge of God, that I may find him out? I would come to his establishment; (the place or way in which he has promised to communicate himself); I would exhibit, in detail, my judgment (the cause I wish to be tried) before his face; and my mouth would I fill with convincing or decisive arguments;" arguments drawn from his common method of saving sinners, which I should prove applied fully to my case. Hence the confidence with which he speaks, Job 23:6.
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Lead me to the rock that is higher than I.--PSA. 61:2. Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God. And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus. When my spirit was overwhelmed within me, then thou knewest my path.--He knoweth the way that I take: when he hath tried me, I shall come forth as gold.--Lord, thou hast been our dwelling place in all generations.--Thou …
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path
November 24 Evening
Of the Decrees of God.
Some Scriptures for Daily Practise.
But I desire to speak to the Almighty and to argue my case with God.
Now that I have prepared my case, I know I will be vindicated.
If only I knew where to find him; if only I could go to his dwelling!
I would find out what he would answer me, and consider what he would say to me.
"Will the one who contends with the Almighty correct him? Let him who accuses God answer him!"
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