Job 27:2
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New Living Translation
"I vow by the living God, who has taken away my rights, by the Almighty who has embittered my soul--

King James Bible
As God liveth, who hath taken away my judgment; and the Almighty, who hath vexed my soul;

Darby Bible Translation
As �God liveth, who hath taken away my right, and the Almighty, who hath embittered my soul,

World English Bible
"As God lives, who has taken away my right, the Almighty, who has made my soul bitter.

Young's Literal Translation
God liveth! He turned aside my judgment, And the Mighty -- He made my soul bitter.

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

27:2 Who - Though he knows my integrity, yet doth not plead my cause against my friends.

Job 27:2 Parallel Commentaries

God's Sovereignty and Prayer
"If we ask anything according to His will, He heareth us" (1 John 5:14). Throughout this book it has been our chief aim to exalt the Creator and abase the creature. The well-nigh universal tendency now, is to magnify man and dishonour and degrade God. On every hand it will be found that, when spiritual things are under discussion, the human side and element is pressed and stressed, and the Divine side, if not altogether ignored, is relegated to the background. This holds true of very much of the
Arthur W. Pink—The Sovereignty of God

The book of Job is one of the great masterpieces of the world's literature, if not indeed the greatest. The author was a man of superb literary genius, and of rich, daring, and original mind. The problem with which he deals is one of inexhaustible interest, and his treatment of it is everywhere characterized by a psychological insight, an intellectual courage, and a fertility and brilliance of resource which are nothing less than astonishing. Opinion has been divided as to how the book should be
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Job 9:18
He will not let me catch my breath, but fills me instead with bitter sorrows.

Job 10:3
What do you gain by oppressing me? Why do you reject me, the work of your own hands, while smiling on the schemes of the wicked?

Job 16:11
God has handed me over to sinners. He has tossed me into the hands of the wicked.

Job 19:6
But it is God who has wronged me, capturing me in his net.

Job 23:16
God has made me sick at heart; the Almighty has terrified me.

Job 34:5
For Job also said, 'I am innocent, but God has taken away my rights.

Job 35:2
"Do you think it is right for you to claim, 'I am righteous before God'?

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