Job 9:12

“Behold, he taketh away, who can hinder him? who will say unto him, What doest thou?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Behold, he taketh away, who can hinder him? who will say vnto him, What doest thou?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Were He to snatch away, who could restrain Him? Who could say to Him, 'What are You doing?'
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Behold, he seizeth `the prey', who can hinder him? Who will say unto him, What doest thou?
- American Standard Version (1901)

If he puts out his hand to take, by whom may it be turned back? who may say to him, What are you doing?
- Basic English Bible

Behold, he taketh away: who will hinder him? Who will say unto him, What doest thou?
- Darby Bible

Behold, he taketh away, who can hinder him? who will say to him, What doest thou?
- Webster's Bible

Behold, he snatches away. Who can hinder him? Who will ask him, 'What are you doing?'
- World English Bible

Lo, He snatches away, who bringeth it back? Who saith unto Him, `What dost Thou?'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Behold, He snatcheth away, who can hinder Him? Who will say unto Him: 'What doest Thou?'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Job 9:12


9:12 Taketh - If he determines to take away from any man his children or servants, or estate, who is able to restrain him from doing it? Or who dare presume to reprove him for it? And therefore far be it from me to quarrel with God, whereof you untruly accuse me.


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