Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
If I justify myself, my own mouth shall condemn me: if I say, I am perfect, he shall prove me perverse.
So they shall make their own council and agreements to fall upon themselves; all that see them shall flee away.
For by thy words thou shalt be justified, and by thy words thou shalt be condemned.
Then the high priest rent his clothes, saying, He has spoken blasphemy; what further need have we of witnesses? Behold, now ye have heard his blasphemy.
Then he said unto him, Out of thine own mouth I will judge thee, thou wicked slave. Thou knewest that I was an austere man, taking up that which I did not lay down, and reaping that which I did not sow;
Surely thou hast spoken in my hearing, and I have heard the voice of thy words, saying,
For Job has said, I am righteous; and God has taken away my right.
Dost thou think this to be right, when thou didst say, I am more righteous than God?
Wilt thou disannul my judgment? Wilt thou condemn me, that thou may be justified?
Who is he that hides counsel without knowledge? Therefore, I have denounced that which I did not understand, things too wonderful for me, which I did not know.