16 Even if I summoned him and he responded, I do not believe he would give me a hearing.

Read Job 9:16 Using Other Translations

If I had called, and he had answered me; yet would I not believe that he had hearkened unto my voice.
If I summoned him and he answered me, I would not believe that he was listening to my voice.
And even if I summoned him and he responded, I’m not sure he would listen to me.