New Living Translation
"So teach the rest of us what to say to God. We are too ignorant to make our own arguments.
King James Bible
Teach us what we shall say unto him; for we cannot order our speech by reason of darkness.
Darby Bible Translation
Teach us what we shall say unto him! We cannot order our words by reason of darkness.
World English Bible
Teach us what we shall tell him, for we can't make our case by reason of darkness.
Young's Literal Translation
Let us know what we say to Him, We set not in array because of darkness.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
37:19 Teach us - If thou canst. Say unto him - Of these things. Order - To maintain discourse with him, both because of the darkness of the matter, God's counsels being a great depth; and because of the darkness of our minds.
LibraryA Treatise of the Fear of God;
SHOWING WHAT IT IS, AND HOW DISTINGUISHED FROM THAT WHICH IS NOT SO. ALSO, WHENCE IT COMES; WHO HAS IT; WHAT ARE THE EFFECTS; AND WHAT THE PRIVILEGES OF THOSE THAT HAVE IT IN THEIR HEARTS. London: Printed for N. Ponder, at the Peacock in the Poultry, over against the Stocks market: 1679. ADVERTISEMENT BY THE EDITOR. "The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom," and "a fountain of life"--the foundation on which all wisdom rests, as well as the source from whence it emanates. Upon a principle …
John Bunyan—The Works of John Bunyan Volumes 1-3
And the Holy Spirit helps us in our weakness. For example, we don't know what God wants us to pray for. But the Holy Spirit prays for us with groanings that cannot be expressed in words.
"So who am I, that I should try to answer God or even reason with him?
Should God be notified that I want to speak? Can people even speak when they are confused?
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