Job 9:3
Good News Translation
How can anyone argue with him? He can ask a thousand questions that no one could ever answer.

Contemporary English Version
Not once in a thousand times could we win our case if we took him to court.

Douay-Rheims Bible
If he will contend with him, he cannot answer him one for a thousand.

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If he will contend with him, he cannot answer him one for a thousand.

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Job 9:20,32,33 If I would justify myself, my own mouth shall condemn me: if I would shew myself innocent, he shall prove me wicked. . . .

Job 10:2 I will say to God: Do not condemn me: tell me why thou judgest me so?

Job 23:3-7 Who will grant me that I might know and find him, and come even to his throne? . . .

Job 31:35-37 Who would grant me a hearing, that the Almighty may hear my desire: and that he himself that judgeth would write a book, . . .

Job 33:13 Dost thou strive against him, because he hath not answered thee to all words?

Job 34:14,15 If he turn his heart to him, he shall draw his spirit and breath unto himself. . . .

Job 40:2 Shall he that contendeth with God be so easily silenced? surely he that reproveth God, ought to answer him.

Isaiah 57:15,16 For thus saith the High and the Eminent that inhabiteth eternity: and his name is Holy, who dwelleth in the high and holy place, and with a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite. . . .

Romans 9:20 O man, who art thou that repliest against God? Shall the thing formed say to him that formed it: Why hast thou made me thus?

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Psalm 19:12 Who can understand sins? from my secret ones cleanse me, O Lord:

Psalm 40:12 For evils without number have surrounded me; my iniquities have overtaken me, and I was not able to see. They are multiplied above the hairs of my head: and my heart hath forsaken me.

1 John 1:8 If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves and the truth is not in us.

1 John 3:20 For if our heart reprehend us, God is greater than our heart and knoweth all things.

Context
Job: How Can I Argue with God?
2Indeed I know it is so, and that man cannot be justified, compared with God. 3If he will contend with him, he cannot answer him one for a thousand.4He is wise in heart, and mighty in strength: who hath resisted him, and hath had peace?…
Cross References
Job 9:14
What am I then, that I should answer him, and have words with him?

Job 9:32
For I shall not answer a man that is like myself: nor one that may be heard with me equally in judgment.

Job 10:2
I will say to God: Do not condemn me: tell me why thou judgest me so?

Job 13:19
Who is he that will plead against me? let him come: why am I consumed holding my peace?

Job 23:6
I would not that he should contend with me with much strength, nor overwhelm me with the weight of his greatness.

Job 40:2
Shall he that contendeth with God be so easily silenced? surely he that reproveth God, ought to answer him.

Job 40:5
One thing I have spoken, which I wish I had not said: and another, to which I will add no more.

Additional Translations
If one wished to contend with God, he could not answer Him one time out of a thousand.If he will contend with him, he cannot answer him one of a thousand.

If he be pleased to contend with him, He cannot answer him one of a thousand.

For if he would enter into judgment with him, God would not hearken to him, so that he should answer to one of his charges of a thousand.

If he shall choose to strive with him, he cannot answer him one thing of a thousand.

If he be pleased to contend with him, he cannot answer him one of a thousand.

If he will contend with him, he cannot answer him one of a thousand.

If he is pleased to contend with him, he can't answer him one time in a thousand.

If he delight to strive with Him -- He doth not answer him one of a thousand.
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