New Living Translation
If only God would speak; if only he would tell you what he thinks!
King James Bible
But oh that God would speak, and open his lips against thee;
Darby Bible Translation
But oh that +God would speak, and open his lips against thee;
World English Bible
But oh that God would speak, and open his lips against you,
Young's Literal Translation
And yet, O that God had spoken! And doth open His lips with thee.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
11:5 Speak - Plead with thee according to thy desire: he would soon put thee to silence. We are commonly ready with great assurance to interest God in our quarrels. But they are not always in the right, who are most forward, to appeal to his judgment, and prejudge it against their antagonists.
LibraryWhether God is a Body?
Objection 1: It seems that God is a body. For a body is that which has the three dimensions. But Holy Scripture attributes the three dimensions to God, for it is written: "He is higher than Heaven, and what wilt thou do? He is deeper than Hell, and how wilt thou know? The measure of Him is longer than the earth and broader than the sea" (Job 11:8,9). Therefore God is a body. Objection 2: Further, everything that has figure is a body, since figure is a quality of quantity. But God seems to have figure, …
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica
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