|New International Version (© 2011)|
"As surely as God lives, who has denied me justice, the Almighty, who has made my life bitter,
King James Bible
As God liveth, who hath taken away my judgment; and the Almighty, who hath vexed my soul;
American Standard Version
As God liveth, who hath taken away my right, And the Almighty, who hath vexed my soul:
Young's Literal Translation
God liveth! He turned aside my judgment, And the Mighty -- He made my soul bitter.
Job 27:2 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Who hath taken away my judgment - Who has turned aside my cause, and has not permitted it to come to a hearing, where I might have justice done to me, but has abandoned me to the harsh and uncharitable judgment of my enemies? There appears to be a great want of reverence in these words of Job; he speaks with a degree of irritation, if not bitterness, which cannot be justified. No man should speak thus of his Maker.
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Jeremiah 5:2 And though they say, The LORD lives; surely they swear falsely.
Jeremiah 12:16 And it shall come to pass, if they will diligently learn the ways of my people, to swear by my name, The LORD lives...
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Job 10:3 Is it good to you that you should oppress, that you should despise the work of your hands, and shine on the counsel of the wicked?
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Isaiah 40:27 Why say you, O Jacob, and speak, O Israel, My way is hid from the LORD, and my judgment is passed over from my God?
vexed my soul. Heb. made my soul bitter
Ruth 1:20,21 And she said to them, Call me not Naomi, call me Mara: for the Almighty has dealt very bitterly with me...
2 Kings 4:27 And when she came to the man of God to the hill, she caught him by the feet: but Gehazi came near to thrust her away...
Job 27:2 Parallel CommentariesAfflicted Almighty Bitter Bitterly Bitterness Dealt Denied Embittered Judgment Justice Life Mighty Right Ruler Soul Surely Taste Turned VexedAfflicted Almighty Bitter Bitterly Bitterness Dealt Denied Embittered Judgment Justice Life Mighty Right Ruler Soul Surely Taste Turned VexedTHE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.
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