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Then call thou, and, I, will answer, Or I will speak, and reply thou unto me.
Let him take from off me his rod, and, his terror, let it not startle me:
But, in very deed, oh that GOD would speak, that he would open his lips with thee:
Oh that I knew where I might find him! I would come even unto his dwelling-place;
Oh that I had one to hear me, Lo! my crossmark, May, the Almighty, answer me! And would that, a book, mine opponent had written!
If he choose to contend with him, he cannot answer him, one of a thousand:
Come, I pray you, and let us settle the disputer Saith Yahweh, - Though your sins be found like scarlet, As snow, shall they be made white, Though they appear red like crimson, As wool, shall they become.
Bring near your contention, Saith Yahweh, - Advance your defences, Saith the King of Jacob:
Righteous, art thou O Yahweh, when I present my pleading unto thee, - Yet, concerning the things that are right, let me speak with thee, - Wherefore hath, the way of the lawless, prospered? Wherefore have all, utter traitors, been at ease?
If then thou hast understanding, hear this, Give thou ear to the teaching of my words: -