1 Then Bildad the Shuhite answered and {said}, 2 "Domination and dread [are] with him who makes peace in his high heavens. 3 Is there a number to his troops? And upon whom does his light not rise? 4 "Indeed, how can a human being be righteous before God? And how will he who is born of a woman be pure? 5 Look, even [the] moon {is not bright}, and [the] stars are not pure in his sight. 6 {How much less} for a human being [who is] a maggot, and {a human} [who is] a worm?"