New International Version
Would he vigorously oppose me? No, he would not press charges against me.
King James Bible
Will he plead against me with his great power? No; but he would put strength in me.
Darby Bible Translation
Would he plead against me with [his] great power? Nay; but he would give heed unto me.
World English Bible
Would he contend with me in the greatness of his power? No, but he would listen to me.
Young's Literal Translation
In the abundance of power doth He strive with me? No! surely He putteth it in me.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Will he plead against me - He would not exhibit his majesty and his sovereign authority to strike me dumb, or so overawe me that I could not speak in my own vindication.
No; but he would put strength in me - On the contrary, he would treat me with tenderness, he would rectify my mistakes, he would show me what was in my favor, and would temper the rigid demands of justice by the mild interpretations of equity; and where law could not clear me, mercy would conduct all to the most favorable issue.
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Lead me to the rock that is higher than I.--PSA. 61:2. Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God. And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus. When my spirit was overwhelmed within me, then thou knewest my path.--He knoweth the way that I take: when he hath tried me, I shall come forth as gold.--Lord, thou hast been our dwelling place in all generations.--Thou …
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path
November 24 Evening
Of the Decrees of God.
Some Scriptures for Daily Practise.
Though they wished to dispute with him, they could not answer him one time out of a thousand.
His wisdom is profound, his power is vast. Who has resisted him and come out unscathed?
I would find out what he would answer me, and consider what he would say to me.
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