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Job 9:32

    Job 9:32 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    For he is not a man, as I am, that I should answer him, and we should come together in judgment.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    For he is not a man, as I am, that I should answer him, and we should come together in judgment.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    For he is not a man, as I am, that I should answer him, That we should come together in judgment.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    For he is not a man as I am, that I might give him an answer, that we might come together before a judge.

    Webster's Revision

    For he is not a man, as I am, that I should answer him, That we should come together in judgment.

    World English Bible

    For he is not a man, as I am, that I should answer him, that we should come together in judgment.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    For he is not a man, as I am, that I should answer him, that we should come together in judgment.

    Clarke's Commentary on Job 9:32

    For he is not a man as I am - I cannot contend with him as with one of my fellows in a court of justice.

    Barnes' Notes on Job 9:32

    For he is not a man as I am - He is infinitely superior to me in majesty and power. The idea is, that the contest would be unequal, and that he might as well surrender without bringing the matter to an issue. It is evident that the disposition of Job to yield, was rather because he saw that God was superior in power than because he saw that he was right, and that he felt that if he had ability to manage the cause as well as God could, the matter would not be so much against him as it was then. That there was no little impropriety of feeling in this, no one can doubt; but have we never had feelings like this when we have been afflicted? Have we never submitted to God because we felt that he was Almighty, and that it was vain to contend with him, rather than because he was seen to be right? True submission is always accompanied with the belief that God is RIGHT - whether we can see him to be right or not.

    And we should come together in judgment - For trial, to have the case adjudicated. That is, that we should meet face to face, and have the cause tried before a superior judge. Noyes.

    Wesley's Notes on Job 9:32

    9:32 A man - But one infinitely superior to me in majesty, and power, and wisdom, and justice. That - That I should presume to debate my cause with him. Come - Face to face, to plead upon equal terms.
    Book: Job