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What is man, that he should be clean? And he who is born of a woman, that he should be righteous?
How then can man be just with God? Or how can he be clean who is born of a woman?
And Adam lived a hundred and thirty years, and begot [a son] in his own likeness, according to his image, and called his name Seth.
Behold, I was brought forth in iniquity, and in sin my mother conceived me.
Thou carry them away as with a flood. They are as a sleep. In the morning they are like grass which grows up.
That which is begotten from the flesh is flesh, and that which is begotten from the Spirit is spirit.
Because of this, just as through one man sin entered into the world, and death through sin, so also death passed to all men, in that all sinned.
And those who are in flesh cannot please God.
Among whom we also all once behaved in the lusts of our flesh, doing the intentions of the flesh and of the thoughts, and were by nature children of wrath as also the others.
And having answered, the agent said to her, Holy Spirit will come upon thee, and the power of the Most High will overshadow thee. Therefore also the holy thing that is begotten will be called the Son of God.