New International Version
God has no need to examine people further, that they should come before him for judgment.
King James Bible
For he will not lay upon man more than right; that he should enter into judgment with God.
Darby Bible Translation
For he doth not long consider a man, to bring him before God in judgment.
World English Bible
For he doesn't need to consider a man further, that he should go before God in judgment.
Young's Literal Translation
For He doth not suffer man any more, To go unto God in judgment,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
For he will not lay upon man - The meaning appears to be this: He will not call man a second time into judgment; he does not try a cause twice; his decisions are just, and his sentence without appeal. Mr. Good translates: -
"Behold, not to man hath he intrusted the time
Of coming into judgment with God."
Man's time is not in his own hand; nor is his lot cast or ruled by his own wisdom and power. When God thinks best, he will judge for him; and, if oppressed or calumniated, he will bring forth his righteousness as the light, and do him justice on his adversaries.
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LibraryJuly 15 Evening
The ear trieth words, as the mouth tasteth meat.--JOB 34:3. Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world.--Judge not according to the appearance, but judge righteous judgment.--I speak as to wise men; judge ye what I say.--Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom. He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith.--He that is spiritual judgeth all things. Take heed what ye hear.--I know …
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Covenanting Confers Obligation.
Whether a Sin is Aggravated by Reason of the Condition of the Person against whom it is Committed?
Whether Predestination is Certain?
Surely he recognizes deceivers; and when he sees evil, does he not take note?
Without inquiry he shatters the mighty and sets up others in their place.
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