New International Version
"If only my anguish could be weighed and all my misery be placed on the scales!
King James Bible
Oh that my grief were throughly weighed, and my calamity laid in the balances together!
Darby Bible Translation
Oh that my grief were thoroughly weighed, and all my calamity laid in the balances!
World English Bible
"Oh that my anguish were weighed, and all my calamity laid in the balances!
Young's Literal Translation
O that my provocation were thoroughly weighed, And my calamity in balances They would lift up together!
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
O that my grief were thoroughly weighed - Job wished to be dealt with according to justice; as he was willing that his sins, if they could be proved, should be weighed against his sufferings; and if this could not be done, he wished that his sufferings and his complainings might be weighed together; and it would then be seen that, bitter as his complaint had been, it was little when compared with the distress which occasioned it.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
laid. Heb. lifted up.
LibraryJuly 12 Evening
Let us consider one another to provoke unto love and to good works.--HEB. 10:24. How forcible are right words!--I stir up your pure minds by way of remembrance. They that feared the Lord spake often one to another: and the Lord hearkened, and heard it, and a book of remembrance was written before him for them that feared the Lord, and that thought upon his name.--If two of you shall agree on earth as touching any thing that they shall ask, it shall be done for them of my Father which is in heaven. …
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path
"Thou Shall Keep Him in Perfect Peace, Whose Mind is Stayed on Thee, Because He Trusteth in Thee. "
Then Job replied:
"Even today my complaint is bitter; his hand is heavy in spite of my groaning.
let God weigh me in honest scales and he will know that I am blameless--
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