New Living Translation
You said, 'Listen and I will speak! I have some questions for you, and you must answer them.'
King James Bible
Hear, I beseech thee, and I will speak: I will demand of thee, and declare thou unto me.
Darby Bible Translation
Hear, I beseech thee, and I will speak: I will demand of thee, and inform me.
World English Bible
You said, 'Listen, now, and I will speak; I will question you, and you will answer me.'
Young's Literal Translation
'Hear, I pray thee, and I -- I do speak, I ask thee, and cause thou me to know.'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
42:4 Hear - Hear and accept my humble confession. Enquire - I will no more dispute the matter with thee, but beg information from thee. The words which God had uttered to Job by way of challenge, Job returns to him in way of submission.
In this and the following chapter our aim will be fourfold. First, to demonstrate the impossibility of any sinner obtaining acceptance and favour with God on the ground of his own performances. Second, to show that the saving of a sinner presented a problem which nought but omniscience could solve, but that the consummate wisdom of God has devised a way whereby He can pronounce righteous a guilty transgressor of His Law without impeaching His veracity, sullying His holiness, or ignoring the claims …
Arthur W. Pink—The Doctrine of Justification
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Brace yourself like a man, because I have some questions for you, and you must answer them.
"Brace yourself like a man, because I have some questions for you, and you must answer them.
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