New International Version
"Will the one who contends with the Almighty correct him? Let him who accuses God answer him!"
King James Bible
Shall he that contendeth with the Almighty instruct him? he that reproveth God, let him answer it.
Darby Bible Translation
Shall he that will contend with the Almighty instruct [him]? he that reproveth +God, let him answer it.
World English Bible
"Shall he who argues contend with the Almighty? He who argues with God, let him answer it."
Young's Literal Translation
Is the striver with the Mighty instructed? The reprover of God, let him answer it.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He that reproveth God, let him answer it - Let the man who has made so free with God and his government, answer to what he has now heard.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
he that reproveth
It is a doctrine, as I believe, taught us in Holy Writ, that when a man is saved by divine grace, he is not wholly cleansed from the corruption of his heart. When we believe in Jesus Christ all our sins are pardoned; yet the power of sin, albeit that it is weakened and kept under by the dominion of the new-born nature which God doth infuse into our souls, doth not cease, but still tarrieth in us, and will do so to our dying day. It is a doctrine held by all the orthodox, that there dwelleth still …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 2: 1856
Whether Hope is in the Damned?
On the Interior Man
The Tenth Commandment
Though they wished to dispute with him, they could not answer him one time out of a thousand.
I say to God: Do not declare me guilty, but tell me what charges you have against me.
But I desire to speak to the Almighty and to argue my case with God.
I would state my case before him and fill my mouth with arguments.
("Oh, that I had someone to hear me! I sign now my defense--let the Almighty answer me; let my accuser put his indictment in writing.
Why do you complain to him that he responds to no one's words?
The LORD said to Job:
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