New Living Translation
"God is not a mortal like me, so I cannot argue with him or take him to trial.
King James Bible
For he is not a man, as I am, that I should answer him, and we should come together in judgment.
Darby Bible Translation
For he is not a man, as I am, that I should answer him; that we should come together in judgment.
World English Bible
For he is not a man, as I am, that I should answer him, that we should come together in judgment.
Young's Literal Translation
But if a man like myself -- I answer him, We come together into judgment.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
9:32 A man - But one infinitely superior to me in majesty, and power, and wisdom, and justice. That - That I should presume to debate my cause with him. Come - Face to face, to plead upon equal terms.
LibraryThe Wisdom of God
The next attribute is God's wisdom, which is one of the brightest beams of the Godhead. He is wise in heart.' Job 9:9. The heart is the seat of wisdom. Cor in Hebraeo sumitur pro judicio. Pineda. Among the Hebrews, the heart is put for wisdom.' Let men of understanding tell me:' Job 34:44: in the Hebrew, Let men of heart tell me.' God is wise in heart, that is, he is most wise. God only is wise; he solely and wholly possesses all wisdom; therefore he is called, the only wise God.' I Tim 1:17. All …
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity
That the Self-Existent Being must be All-Powerful.
"We have no Might. " 2 Chron. xx. 12
Whether it is Lawful for a Man to Confess a Sin which He Has not Committed?
No, don't say that. Who are you, a mere human being, to argue with God? Should the thing that was created say to the one who created it, "Why have you made me like this?"
If someone wanted to take God to court, would it be possible to answer him even once in a thousand times?
"So who am I, that I should try to answer God or even reason with him?
you would plunge me into a muddy ditch, and my own filthy clothing would hate me.
Everything has already been decided. It was known long ago what each person would be. So there's no use arguing with God about your destiny.
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