|New International Version (© 2011)|
"Oh, that I might have my request, that God would grant what I hope for,
King James Bible
Oh that I might have my request; and that God would grant me the thing that I long for!
American Standard Version
Oh that I might have my request; And that God would grant me the thing that I long for!
Young's Literal Translation
O that my request may come, That God may grant my hope!
Job 6:8 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
O that I might have - As Job had no hope that he should ever be redeemed from his present helpless state, he earnestly begs God to shorten it by taking away his life.
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the thing that I long for. Heb. my expectation.
Job 6:11-13 What is my strength, that I should hope? and what is my end, that I should prolong my life...
Job 17:14-16 I have said to corruption, You are my father: to the worm, You are my mother, and my sister...
Psalm 119:81 My soul faints for your salvation: but I hope in your word.
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Job 6:7 I refuse to touch it; such food makes me ill.
Job 6:9 that God would be willing to crush me, to let loose his hand and cut off my life!
Jonah 4:3 Now, LORD, take away my life, for it is better for me to die than to live."