Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Oh that one would hear me! behold, my desire is, that the Almighty would answer me, and that mine adversary had written a book.
"Surely I would speak to Shaddai. I desire to reason with God.
"Now give a pledge, be collateral for me with yourself. Who is there who will strike hands with me?
Oh that I knew where I might find him. That I might come even to his seat.
Behold, I am toward God even as you are. I am also formed out of the clay.
Then the LORD answered Job out of the whirlwind,
"Behold, I am of small account. What shall I answer you? I lay my hand on my mouth.
My desire is, that the almighty would answer me
withdraw your hand far from me; and do not let your terror make me afraid.
Judge me, LORD, for I have walked in my integrity. I have trusted also in LORD without wavering.
Why hide you your face, and hold me for your enemy?
He has also kindled his wrath against me. He counts me among his adversaries.
Behold, he finds occasions against me. He counts me for his enemy.
Agree with your adversary quickly, while you are with him in the way; lest perhaps the prosecutor deliver you to the judge, and the judge to the officer, and you be cast into prison.
But oh that God would speak, and open his lips against you,