Book of Job
Book of Job Man's Status Before God Quotes Page 1 Theme
How we cite the quotes: (Chapter:Verse)
'he will not let me get my breath,
but fills me with bitterness.
If it is a contest of strength, he is the strong one!
If it is a matter of justice, who can summon him?' (NRSV 9:18-19)
He will not suffer me to take my breath, but filleth me with bitterness.
If I speak of strength, lo, he is strong: and if of judgment, who shall set me a time to plead? (KJV 9:18-19)
'For he is not a mortal, as I am, that I might answer him,
that we should come to trial together.' (NRSV 9:32)
For he is not a man, as I am, that I should answer him, and we should come together in judgment. (KJV 9:32)
'Can you find out the deep things of God?
Can you find out the limit of the Almighty?
It is higher than heaven—what can you do?
Deeper than Sheol—what can you know?
Its measure is longer than the earth,
and broader than the sea. (NRSV11:7-9)
Canst thou by searching find out God? canst thou find out the Almighty unto perfection?
It is as high as heaven; what canst thou do? deeper than hell; what canst thou know?
The measure thereof is longer than the earth, and broader than the sea. (KJV11:7-9)