Job 9:19

“If I speak of strength, lo, he is strong: and if of judgment, who shall set me a time to plead?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

If I speake of strength, loe, hee is strong: and if of iudgement, who shall set me a time to pleade?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"If {it is a matter} of power, behold, {He is} the strong one! And if {it is a matter} of justice, who can summon Him?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

If `we speak' of strength, lo, `he is' mighty! And if of justice, Who, `saith he', will summon me?
- American Standard Version (1901)

If it is a question of strength, he says, Here I am! and if it is a question of a cause at law, he says, Who will give me a fixed day?
- Basic English Bible

Be it a question of strength, lo, [he is] strong; and be it of judgment, who will set me a time?
- Darby Bible

If I speak of strength, lo, he is strong: and if of judgment, who shall set me a time to plead?
- Webster's Bible

If it is a matter of strength, behold, he is mighty! If of justice, 'Who,' says he, 'will summon me?'
- World English Bible

If of power, lo, the Strong One; And if of judgment -- who doth convene me?
- Youngs Literal Bible

If it be a matter of strength, lo, He is mighty! and if of justice, who will appoint me a time?
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Job 9:19


9:19 If - If my cause were to be decided by power. Is Strong - Stronger than I. Judgment - If I would contend with him in a way of right. Who - There is no superior judge that can summon him and me together.


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