'O God' in the Bible
When their time of feasting had concluded, Job would rise early in the morning to send for them and consecrate them to God. He would offer a burnt offering for each one, because Job thought, "Perhaps my children sinned by cursing God in their hearts." Job did this time and again.
and exclaimed: "I left my mother's womb naked, and I will return to God naked. The LORD has given, and the LORD has taken. May the name of the LORD be blessed."
In all this Job hath not sinned, nor given folly to God.
Can any mortal be righteous to God? Can any human being be pure to his maker?
But as for me I will seek unto God, and unto God commit my cause;
O God, remember that my life is but a breath. I will never again see good.
Yet, if, thou thyself, wilt diligently seek unto GOD, - and, unto the Almighty, wilt make supplication;
"I know it is so of a truth: for how may a man, compared unto God, be justified?
He takes away and who can hinder God? Who can say to God: 'What are you doing?'
I will say to God, Do not condemn me; make me know why You contend with me.
You say to God: 'My beliefs are flawless and I am pure in your sight.'
It seems that I am to be as one who is a cause of laughing to his neighbour, one who makes his prayer to God and is answered! the upright man who has done no wrong is to be made sport of!
The dwellings of robbers prosper; those who provoke God are [apparently] secure; God supplies them abundantly [who have no god but their own hands and power].
Wisdom and strength belong to God; counsel and understanding are His.
But indeed, I, unto the Almighty, would speak, and, to direct my argument unto GOD, would I be well pleased.
Yes, this will result in my deliverance, for no godless person can appear before Him.
Only two things, O God, do with me: Then from Thy face I am not hidden.
[O God] turn from him [and cease to watch him so pitilessly]; let him rest until he has accomplished as does a hireling the appointed time for his day.
You even undermine piety and hinder prayer to God.
that thou dost reply unto God with thy spirit and bring forth such words out of thy mouth?
My friends scoff at me. My eye pours out tears to God
And they say to God, Depart from us, for we do not desire the knowledge of thy ways.
Is anyone able to give teaching to God? for he is the judge of those who are on high.
"Can a man be profitable to God? Surely he who is wise is profitable to himself.
They were saying to God, 'Turn away from us,' and 'What can the Almighty do to us?'
"Therefore reconcile thee unto God, and be content, so shall all things prosper with thee right well.
Then you will have delight in the Almighty, and you will lift up your face to God.
"Dominion and awesome might belong to God; he establishes peace in his heights.
But how may a man compared unto God be justified? Or, how can he be clean, that is born of a woman?
Behold, even the moon has no brightness [compared to God's glory] and the stars are not pure in His sight -- "
Will he find delight in the Almighty? Will he call out to God at all times?
It also is a judicial iniquity, For I had lied to God above.
"Behold, I belong to God like you; I too have been formed out of the clay.
He makes his prayer to God, and he has mercy on him; he sees God's face with cries of joy; he gives news of his righteousness to men;
For this, ye men of heart, hear to me: far be it to God from doing evil; and the Almighty from iniquity.
For, unto no man, doth he appoint a repetition, - in going unto GOD in judgment;
Surely it is fitting to be said unto God, I have borne chastisement, I will not offend any more:
He will add rebellion to his sin; he will clap between us, and he will multiply his words to God.
If you are righteous, what do you give to God, or what does he receive from your hand?
Also God will not hear vanity, and the Almighty will not look upon it
Has it been relayed to God that I want to talk? Can a person speak when he is confused?"
Who provides the raven's food when its young cry out to God and wander about for lack of food?
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