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But we are all as an unclean thing, and all our righteousnesses are as filthy rags; and we all do fade as a leaf; and our iniquities, like the wind, have taken us away.
Then said I, Woe is me! for I am undone; because I am a man of unclean lips, and I dwell in the midst of a people of unclean lips: for mine eyes have seen the King, Jehovah of hosts.
All we like sheep have gone astray; we have turned every one to his own way; and Jehovah hath laid on him the iniquity of us all.
Who can bring a clean thing out of an unclean? not one.
What is man, that he should be clean? And he that is born of a woman, that he should be righteous?
How then can man be just with God? Or how can he be clean that is born of a woman?
Behold, I am of small account; What shall I answer thee? I lay my hand upon my mouth.
I had heard of thee by the hearing of the ear; But now mine eye seeth thee:
Behold, I was brought forth in iniquity; And in sin did my mother conceive me.
For I know that in me, that is, in my flesh, dwelleth no good thing: for to will is present with me, but to do that which is good is not.
And you did he make alive, when ye were dead through your trespasses and sins,
For we also once were foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving divers lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, hating one another.
I will declare thy righteousness; and as for thy works, they shall not profit thee.
Now Joshua was clothed with filthy garments, and was standing before the angel.
and be found in him, not having a righteousness of mine own, even that which is of the law, but that which is through faith in Christ, the righteousness which is from God by faith:
Because thou sayest, I am rich, and have gotten riches, and have need of nothing; and knowest not that thou art the wretched one and miserable and poor and blind and naked:
And one of the elders answered, saying unto me, These that are arrayed in white robes, who are they, and whence came they?
The voice of one saying, Cry. And one said, What shall I cry? All flesh is grass, and all the goodliness thereof is as the flower of the field.
Thou carriest them away as with a flood; they are as a sleep: In the morning they are like grass which groweth up.
and the rich, in that he is made low: because as the flower of the grass he shall pass away.
1 Peter 1:24
For, All flesh is as grass, And all the glory thereof as the flower of grass. The grass withereth, and the flower falleth:
When thou criest, let them that thou hast gathered deliver thee; but the wind shall take them, a breath shall carry them all away: but he that taketh refuge in me shall possess the land, and shall inherit my holy mountain.
The wicked are not so, But are like the chaff which the wind driveth away.
At that time shall it be said to this people and to Jerusalem, A hot wind from the bare heights in the wilderness toward the daughter of my people, not to winnow, nor to cleanse;
The wind hath wrapped her up in its wings; and they shall be put to shame because of their sacrifices.
And he said, This is Wickedness: and he cast her down into the midst of the ephah; and he cast the weight of lead upon the mouth thereof.