New Living Translation
"If I were you, I would go to God and present my case to him.
King James Bible
I would seek unto God, and unto God would I commit my cause:
Darby Bible Translation
But as for me I will seek unto �God, and unto God commit my cause;
World English Bible
"But as for me, I would seek God. I would commit my cause to God,
Young's Literal Translation
Yet I -- I inquire for God, And for God I give my word,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
5:8 I would - If I were in thy condition. Seek - By prayer, and humiliation, and submission, imploring his pardon, and favour.
LibraryWhether we Ought to Pray to God Alone?
Objection 1: It would seem that we ought to pray to God alone. Prayer is an act of religion, as stated above (A). But God alone is to be worshiped by religion. Therefore we should pray to God alone. Objection 2: Further, it is useless to pray to one who is ignorant of the prayer. But it belongs to God alone to know one's prayer, both because frequently prayer is uttered by an interior act which God alone knows, rather than by words, according to the saying of the Apostle (1 Cor. 14:15), …
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I know as much as you do. You are no better than I am.
As for me, I would speak directly to the Almighty. I want to argue my case with God himself.
Then call on me when you are in trouble, and I will rescue you, and you will give me glory."
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