Job 9:15

“Whom, though I were righteous, yet would I not answer, but I would make supplication to my judge.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Whom, though I were righteous, yet would I not answere, but I would make supplication to my Iudge.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"For though I were right, I could not answer; I would have to implore the mercy of my judge.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Whom, though I were righteous, yet would I not answer; I would make supplication to my judge.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Even if my cause was good, I would not be able to give an answer; I would make request for grace from him who was against me.
- Basic English Bible

Whom, though I were righteous, [yet] would I not answer; I would make supplication to my judge.
- Darby Bible

Whom, though I were righteous, yet would I not answer, but I would make supplication to my judge.
- Webster's Bible

Though I were righteous, yet I wouldn't answer him. I would make supplication to my judge.
- World English Bible

Whom, though I were righteous, I answer not, For my judgment I make supplication.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Whom, though I were righteous, yet would I not answer; I would make supplication to Him that contendeth with me.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Job 9:15


9:15 Tho' - Though I were not conscious to myself of any sin. Would not - I durst not undertake to plead my cause against him; or maintain my integrity before him, because he knows me better than I know myself. Supplication - That he would judge favourably of me and my cause, and not according to the rigour of his justice.


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