New International Version
on behalf of a man he pleads with God as one pleads for a friend.
King James Bible
O that one might plead for a man with God, as a man pleadeth for his neighbour!
Darby Bible Translation
Oh that there were arbitration for a man with +God, as a son of man for his friend!
World English Bible
that he would maintain the right of a man with God, of a son of man with his neighbor!
Young's Literal Translation
And he reasoneth for a man with God, And a son of man for his friend.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
O that one might plead - Let me only have liberty to plead with God, as a man hath with his fellow.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
neighbour. or, friend
LibraryEpistle Xlv. To Theoctista, Patrician .
To Theoctista, Patrician  . Gregory to Theoctista, &c. We ought to give great thanks to Almighty God, that our most pious and most benignant Emperors have near them kinsfolk of their race, whose life and conversation is such as to give us all great joy. Hence too we should continually pray for these our lords, that their life, with that of all who belong to them, may by the protection of heavenly grace be preserved through long and tranquil times. I have to inform you, however, that I have …
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