New International Version
"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!
Darby Bible Translation
Oh that I might have my request, and that +God would grant my desire!
World English Bible
"Oh that I might have my request, that God would grant the thing that I long for,
Young's Literal Translation
O that my request may come, That God may grant my hope!
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CommentaryClarke'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.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
the thing that I long for. Heb. my expectation.
LibraryJuly 12 Evening
Let us consider one another to provoke unto love and to good works.--HEB. 10:24. How forcible are right words!--I stir up your pure minds by way of remembrance. They that feared the Lord spake often one to another: and the Lord hearkened, and heard it, and a book of remembrance was written before him for them that feared the Lord, and that thought upon his name.--If two of you shall agree on earth as touching any thing that they shall ask, it shall be done for them of my Father which is in heaven. …
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path
"Thou Shall Keep Him in Perfect Peace, Whose Mind is Stayed on Thee, Because He Trusteth in Thee. "
I refuse to touch it; such food makes me ill.
that God would be willing to crush me, to let loose his hand and cut off my life!
Now, LORD, take away my life, for it is better for me to die than to live."
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