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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 to me! - for I am undone, Because a man of unclean lips, am, I, And in the midst of a people of unclean lips, do I dwell, - For the King. Yahweh of hosts, have mine eyes seen!
We all, like sheep, had gone astray, Every man - to his way, had we burned, - And Yahweh! caused to light upon him The guilt of, us all!
Who can bring a clean thing out of an unclean? Not one!
What is a mortal, that he should be pure? or that righteous should be one born of a woman?
How then shall, a mortal, be just with GOD? Or how shall he be pure who is born of a woman?
Lo! I am of no account, what shall I reply to thee? My hand, have I laid on my mouth:
By the hearing of the ear, had I heard thee, but, now, mine own eye, hath seen thee.
Lo! in iniquity, was I brought forth, And, in sin, did my mother conceive me.
I know, in fact, that there dwelleth not in me, that is, in my flesh, anything good; for, the wishing, lieth near me, but, the working out of what is right, not!
Unto you also - being dead by your offences and sins,
For, even we, used, at one time, to be - thoughtless, unyielding, deceived, in servitude unto manifold covetings and pleasures, in malice and envy, leading on, detestable, hating one another.
I, will expose thy righteousness, - And thy works - but they will not profit thee!
Now, Joshua, was clothed with filthy garments, - though standing before the messenger.
And be found in him - not having a righteousness of my own, that which is by law, but that which is through faith in Christ, the righteousness which is, of God, upon my faith, -
Because thou sayest, Rich, am I, and have become enriched, and, of nothing, have I need, and knowest not that, thou, art the wretched one, and pitiable, and destitute, and blind, and naked,
And one of the elders began, saying unto me - These who are arrayed in white robes, who are they? and whence came they?
A voice saying Cry! And one said - What should I cry? All flesh, is grass, And, all the grace thereof, like the flower of the field:
Thou hast snatched them away, A sleep, do they become, In the morning, they are like grass that shooteth up,
Whereas the rich, in his being brought low, - because, as a flower of grass, he will pass away;
1 Peter 1:24
Inasmuch as - All flesh, is as grass, and, all the glory thereof, as the flower of grass, - The grass hath withered, and the flower hath fallen out,
When thou makest outcry, let thy gathered throngs deliver thee! But all of them, shall A wind, catch up - A breath, take away! Whereas he that seeketh refuge in me, Shall inherit the land, And possess my holy mountain.
Not so, the lawless, - but as chaff which is driven about by the wind:
At that time, shall it be said of this people and of Jerusalem, - The sharp wind of the bare heights in the desert, cometh towards the daughter of my people, - not to winnow nor to cleanse.
The wind hath bound her up in its wings, - that they may be ashamed, because of their sacrifices.
Then said he, This, is Lawlessness. So he thrust her back inside the ephah, - and then thrust the leaden weight into the mouth thereof.