New Living Translation
If someone wanted to take God to court, would it be possible to answer him even once in a thousand times?
King James Bible
If he will contend with him, he cannot answer him one of a thousand.
Darby Bible Translation
If he shall choose to strive with him, he cannot answer him one thing of a thousand.
World English Bible
If he is pleased to contend with him, he can't answer him one time in a thousand.
Young's Literal Translation
If he delight to strive with Him -- He doth not answer him one of a thousand.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
9:3 One - One accusation among a thousand which God shall produce against him.
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?
"So who am I, that I should try to answer God or even reason with him?
"God is not a mortal like me, so I cannot argue with him or take him to trial.
I will say to God, 'Don't simply condemn me--tell me the charge you are bringing against me.
Who can argue with me over this? And if you prove me wrong, I will remain silent and die.
Would he use his great power to argue with me? No, he would give me a fair hearing.
"Do you still want to argue with the Almighty? You are God's critic, but do you have the answers?"
I have said too much already. I have nothing more to say."
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