New Living Translation
I go east, but he is not there. I go west, but I cannot find him.
King James Bible
Behold, I go forward, but he is not there; and backward, but I cannot perceive him:
Darby Bible Translation
Lo, I go forward, but he is not there; and backward, but I do not perceive him;
World English Bible
"If I go east, he is not there; if west, I can't find him;
Young's Literal Translation
Lo, forward I go -- and He is not, And backward -- and I perceive him not.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
23:8 Is not - As a judge to hear and determine my causes, otherwise he knew God was essentially present in all places.
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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"Yet when he comes near, I cannot see him. When he moves by, I do not see him go.
I do not see him in the north, for he is hidden. I look to the south, but he is concealed.
You say you can't see him, but he will bring justice if you will only wait.
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