New Living Translation
"If my misery could be weighed and my troubles be put 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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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
6:2 My grief - The cause of my grief. Weighed - Were fully understood, and duly considered. O that I had an equal judge! that would understand my case, and consider whether I have not cause for complaints. Together - Together with any other most heavy thing to be put into the other scale.
'The fruit of the Spirit is joy.' Gal 5:52. The third fruit of justification, adoption, and sanctification, is joy in the Holy Ghost. Joy is setting the soul upon the top of a pinnacle - it is the cream of the sincere milk of the word. Spiritual joy is a sweet and delightful passion, arising from the apprehension and feeling of some good, whereby the soul is supported under present troubles, and fenced against future fear. I. It is a delightful passion. It is contrary to sorrow, which is a perturbation …
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity
A Solemn Address to those who Will not be Persuaded to Fall in with the Design of the Gospel.
"And we all do Fade as a Leaf, and Our Iniquities, Like the Wind, have Taken us Away. "
Then Job spoke again:
"My complaint today is still a bitter one, and I try hard not to groan aloud.
Let God weigh me on the scales of justice, for he knows my integrity.
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