New Living Translation
Honest people can reason with him, so I would be forever acquitted by my judge.
King James Bible
There the righteous might dispute with him; so should I be delivered for ever from my judge.
Darby Bible Translation
There would an upright man reason with him; and I should be delivered for ever from my judge.
World English Bible
There the upright might reason with him, so I should be delivered forever from my judge.
Young's Literal Translation
There the upright doth reason with Him, And I escape for ever from my judge.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
23:7 There - At that throne of grace, where God lays aside his majesty, and judges according to his wonted clemency. Dispute - Humbly propounding the grounds of their confidence. So - Upon such a fair and equal hearing. Delivered - From the damnatory sentence of God. This and some such expressions of Job cannot be excused from irreverence towards God, for which God afterwards reproves him, and Job abhorreth himself.
LibraryFebruary 25 Evening
Oh that I knew where I might find him!--JOB 23:3. Who is among you that feareth the Lord, that obeyeth the voice of his servant, that walketh in darkness, and hath no light? let him trust in the name of the Lord, and stay upon his God. Ye shall seek me, and find me, when ye shall search for me with all your heart.--Seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you. For every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened. Truly our …
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As for me, I would speak directly to the Almighty. I want to argue my case with God himself.
But this is what will save me--I am not godless. If I were, I could not stand before him.
"But he knows where I am going. And when he tests me, I will come out as pure as gold.
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