Job 6:9
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New Living Translation
I wish he would crush me. I wish he would reach out his hand and kill me.

King James Bible
Even that it would please God to destroy me; that he would let loose his hand, and cut me off!

Darby Bible Translation
And that it would please +God to crush me, that he would let loose his hand and cut me off!

World English Bible
even that it would please God to crush me; that he would let loose his hand, and cut me off!

Young's Literal Translation
That God would please -- and bruise me, Loose His hand and cut me off!

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

6:9 Destroy - To end my days and calamities together.

Job 6:9 Parallel Commentaries

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Joy
'The fruit of the Spirit is joy.' Gal 5:52. The third fruit of justification, adoption, and sanctification, is joy in the Holy Ghost. Joy is setting the soul upon the top of a pinnacle - it is the cream of the sincere milk of the word. Spiritual joy is a sweet and delightful passion, arising from the apprehension and feeling of some good, whereby the soul is supported under present troubles, and fenced against future fear. I. It is a delightful passion. It is contrary to sorrow, which is a perturbation
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity

A Solemn Address to those who Will not be Persuaded to Fall in with the Design of the Gospel.
1. Universal success not to be expected.--2-4. Yet, as unwilling absolutely to give up any, the author addresses thou who doubt the truth of Christianity, urging an inquiry into its evidences, and directing to prayer methods for that purpose.--5 Those who determine to give it up without further examination.--6. And presume to set themselves to oppose it.--7, 8. Those who speculatively assent to Christianity as true, and yet will sit down without any practical regard to its most important and acknowledged
Philip Doddridge—The Rise and Progress of Religion in the Soul

"And we all do Fade as a Leaf, and Our Iniquities, Like the Wind, have Taken us Away. "
Isaiah lxiv. 6.--"And we all do fade as a leaf, and our iniquities, like the wind, have taken us away." Here they join the punishment with the deserving cause, their uncleanness and their iniquities, and so take it upon them, and subscribe to the righteousness of God's dealing. We would say this much in general--First, Nobody needeth to quarrel God for his dealing. He will always be justified when he is judged. If the Lord deal more sharply with you than with others, you may judge there is a difference
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

Job
The book of Job is one of the great masterpieces of the world's literature, if not indeed the greatest. The author was a man of superb literary genius, and of rich, daring, and original mind. The problem with which he deals is one of inexhaustible interest, and his treatment of it is everywhere characterized by a psychological insight, an intellectual courage, and a fertility and brilliance of resource which are nothing less than astonishing. Opinion has been divided as to how the book should be
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Numbers 11:15
If this is how you intend to treat me, just go ahead and kill me. Do me a favor and spare me this misery!"

1 Kings 19:4
Then he went on alone into the wilderness, traveling all day. He sat down under a solitary broom tree and prayed that he might die. "I have had enough, LORD," he said. "Take my life, for I am no better than my ancestors who have already died."

Job 6:8
"Oh, that I might have my request, that God would grant my desire.

Job 7:16
I hate my life and don't want to go on living. Oh, leave me alone for my few remaining days.

Job 9:21
"I am innocent, but it makes no difference to me--I despise my life.

Job 10:1
"I am disgusted with my life. Let me complain freely. My bitter soul must complain.

Job 11:20
But the wicked will be blinded. They will have no escape. Their only hope is death."

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