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" Oh that I might have my request; And that God would grant me the thing that I long for ! Even that it would please God to destroy me; That he would let loose his hand, and cut me off! "
The Orthodox churchman's magazine; or, A Treasury of divine and useful knowledge - Page 230
1808
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Exiled from Light: Divine Law, Morality, and Violence in Milton's Samson ...

Derek N. C. Wood - 2001 - 247 pages
...complained in the bitterness of his soul. He too was weary of life even to the loathing of it: 'Oh that I might have my request; and that God would grant me...let loose his hand and cut me off! Then should I yet have comfort; yea, I would harden myself in sorrow: let him not spare; for I have not concealed the...
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Proverbs of Ashes: Violence, Redemptive Suffering, and the Search for what ...

Rita Nakashima Brock, Rebecca Ann Parker - 2002 - 257 pages
...was stunned. Job raged against his suffering; he asked to die. 0 that it would please God to crush me, that he would let loose his hand and cut me off! ... Is my strength the strength of stones, or is my flesh bronze? I n truth I have no help in me, and...
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The Divine Drama: The Old Testament as Literature

John C. Dancy - 2001 - 798 pages
...thai I might have my request, and thai God would grant my desire; that it would please God to crush me, that he would let loose his hand and cut me off! Those who withhold kindness from a friend forsake the fear of the Almighty. My companions are treacherous...
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Good Angel/Bad Angel

Calvin Moir - 2003 - 264 pages
...fiend. Virtue giggled, and Stella. her eyes full of torment, was forced to look at Virtue. "Wish that I might have my request, and that God would grant me the thing that I long for!" Stella said, "Even that it would please God to destroy, that he would let loose his hand, and cut you...
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Orthodox Prayer Life: The Interior Way

Matta, Mattá al-Miskīn, Matta El-Maskeen - 2003 - 292 pages
...that I might have my request, and that God would grant my desire; that it would please God to crush me, that he would let loose his hand and cut me off! . . . What is my strength that I should wait? and what is my end, that I should be patient? Is my strength...
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A Dictionary of the Bible: Volume II, Part I (Feign - Hyssop)

James Hastings - 2004 - 460 pages
...'hand,' the meaning being always the favour of God actively bestowed nnd proved by its results) ; Job 6* 'Even that it would please God to destroy me ; that he would let loose his hand, and cut me off! ' Ps 78" ' They remembered not his hand, nor the day when he delivered them from the enemy ' ; 89"...
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The Millennial Chronologically Dated Old Testament of Jehovah

Walter Curtis Lichfield - 2005 - 700 pages
...an egg? 6:7 "The things (that) my soul refused to touch (are) as my sorrowful meat. 6:8 "Oh that I might have my request; and that God would grant (me) the thing that I long for! 6:9 "Even that it would please God to destroy me; that he would let loose his hand, and cut me off!...
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The Meaning of Prayer

Harry Emerson Fosdick - 2005 - 212 pages
...Sometimes in the Scripture a prayer of urgent and definite petition rises, "Oh that I might have rny request; And that God would grant me the thing that I long for 1" (Job 6:8); but another sort of prayer is very frequently indicated : "Speak; for thy servant heareth"...
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Transforming the Trials of Life

Robert Hanson - 2006 - 256 pages
...drinketh up my spirit; the terrors of God do set themselves in array against me, Job 6:4. Oh, that I might have my request, and that God would grant me...that he would let loose his hand, and cut me off! Job 6:8-9. My soul is also sore vexed: but you, O Lord, how long, Psalm 6:3, Make me to hear joy and...
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Praying the Book of Job: To Understand Trouble and Suffering

Elmer L. Towns - 2006 - 190 pages
...white of an egg? 171 The things that my soul refused to touch are as my sorrowful meat. |lf | Oh that I might have my request; and that God would grant me the thing that I long for! 191 Even that it would please God to destroy me; that he would let loose his hand, and cut me off!...
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