2 Dominion and fear are with him, he maketh peace in his high places.
2 "Dominion and fear belong to God; who fashions peace in his high heaven.
2 Dominion and fear are with [God]; He makes peace in His high places.
3 Is there any number of his armies? and upon whom doth not his light arise?
3 Can His troops be numbered?Does His light not shine on everyone?
3 Is there any limit to his armies? On whom does his light not shine?
3 Is there any number to His armies? And upon whom does not His light arise?
4 How then can man be justified with God? or how can he be clean that is born of a woman?
4 How can a human being become right with God? How can a human being be pure?
4 How then can man be justified and righteous before God? Or how can he who is born of a woman be pure and clean?
5 Behold even to the moon, and it shineth not; yea, the stars are not pure in his sight.
5 Behold, even the moon isn't bright, and the stars aren't pure in his eyes.
5 Behold, even the moon has no brightness [compared to God's glory] and the stars are not pure in His sight -- "
6 How much less man, that is a worm? and the son of man, which is a worm?
6 How much less is man, who is only a maggot, or a man's children, who are only worms!"
6 How much less man, who is a maggot! And a son of man, who is a worm!
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