For the spreading was shortened above stretching out, and the covering narrow for hiding one's self.
I will announce thy justice and thy works, and they shall not profit thee.
They plundered vipers' eggs, and they will weave spiders webs: he eating from their eggs shall die, and being crushed, it shall break forth a viper.
And we were all as the unclean, and all our justice as the garment of monthly courses; and we shall all fail away as the leaf; and our iniquities as the wind will take us away.
He slaughtering the ox, striking a man; he sacrificing a sheep, broke a dog's neck; he bringing up a gift, swine's blood; he making remembrance of frankincense, praising vanity; also they chose their ways, and in their abominations their soul delighted.
Behold, you trusting to yourselves upon words of falsehood not to receive profit.
What then shall we say? That the nations, not following justice, overtook justice, and the justice of faith.
For truly the word of the cross to them perishing is foolishness; but to us saved it is the power of God.