New Living Translation
And even if I summoned him and he responded, I'm not sure he would listen to me.
King James Bible
If I had called, and he had answered me; yet would I not believe that he had hearkened unto my voice.
Darby Bible Translation
If I had called, and he had answered me, I would not believe that he hearkened to my voice, --
World English Bible
If I had called, and he had answered me, yet I wouldn't believe that he listened to my voice.
Young's Literal Translation
Though I had called and He answereth me, I do not believe that He giveth ear to my voice.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
9:16 Yet - I could not believe that God had indeed granted my desire, because I am still full of the tokens of his displeasure; and therefore should conclude that it was but a pleasant dream, and not a real thing.
LibraryThe Wisdom of God
The next attribute is God's wisdom, which is one of the brightest beams of the Godhead. He is wise in heart.' Job 9:9. The heart is the seat of wisdom. Cor in Hebraeo sumitur pro judicio. Pineda. Among the Hebrews, the heart is put for wisdom.' Let men of understanding tell me:' Job 34:44: in the Hebrew, Let men of heart tell me.' God is wise in heart, that is, he is most wise. God only is wise; he solely and wholly possesses all wisdom; therefore he is called, the only wise God.' I Tim 1:17. All …
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity
That the Self-Existent Being must be All-Powerful.
"We have no Might. " 2 Chron. xx. 12
Whether it is Lawful for a Man to Confess a Sin which He Has not Committed?
Even if I were right, I would have no defense. I could only plead for mercy.
For he attacks me with a storm and repeatedly wounds me without cause.
Now summon me, and I will answer! Or let me speak to you, and you reply.
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