New Living Translation
"My complaint is with God, not with people. I have good reason to be so impatient.
King James Bible
As for me, is my complaint to man? and if it were so, why should not my spirit be troubled?
Darby Bible Translation
As for me, is my complaint to a man? or wherefore should not my spirit be impatient?
World English Bible
As for me, is my complaint to man? Why shouldn't I be impatient?
Young's Literal Translation
I -- to man is my complaint? and if so, wherefore May not my temper become short?
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
21:4 Is - I do not make my complaint to, or expect relief from you, or from any men, hut from God only: I am pouring forth my complaints to God. If - If my complaint were to man, have I not cause?
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But I don't have the strength to endure. I have nothing to live for.
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