New International Version
"Would you discredit my justice? Would you condemn me to justify yourself?
King James Bible
Wilt thou also disannul my judgment? wilt thou condemn me, that thou mayest be righteous?
Darby Bible Translation
Wilt thou also annul my judgment? wilt thou condemn me that thou mayest be righteous?
World English Bible
Will you even annul my judgment? Will you condemn me, that you may be justified?
Young's Literal Translation
Dost thou also make void My judgment? Dost thou condemn Me, That thou mayest be righteous?
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Wilt thou condemn me - Rather than submit to be thought in the wrong, wilt thou condemn My conduct, in order to justify thyself? Some men will never acknowledge themselves in the wrong. "God may err, but we cannot," seems to be their impious maxim. Unwillingness to acknowledge a fault frequently leads men, directly or indirectly, to this sort of blasphemy. There are three words most difficult to be pronounced in all languages, - I Am Wrong.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
wilt thou condemn
It is a doctrine, as I believe, taught us in Holy Writ, that when a man is saved by divine grace, he is not wholly cleansed from the corruption of his heart. When we believe in Jesus Christ all our sins are pardoned; yet the power of sin, albeit that it is weakened and kept under by the dominion of the new-born nature which God doth infuse into our souls, doth not cease, but still tarrieth in us, and will do so to our dying day. It is a doctrine held by all the orthodox, that there dwelleth still …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 2: 1856
Whether Hope is in the Damned?
On the Interior Man
The Tenth Commandment
Not at all! Let God be true, and every human being a liar. As it is written: "So that you may be proved right when you speak and prevail when you judge."
Does it please you to oppress me, to spurn the work of your hands, while you smile on the plans of the wicked?
though you know that I am not guilty and that no one can rescue me from your hand?
Now that I have prepared my case, I know I will be vindicated.
God has turned me over to the ungodly and thrown me into the clutches of the wicked.
then know that God has wronged me and drawn his net around me.
"As surely as God lives, who has denied me justice, the Almighty, who has made my life bitter,
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