Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
If I justify myself, mine own mouth shall condemn me: if I say, I am perfect, it shall also prove me perverse.
Of a truth, I know that so it is, But how can a mortal be just with GOD?
Shall, mortal man, be more just than GOD? Or a man be more pure than, his Maker?
So these three men ceased to respond to Job, because, he, was righteous in their eyes.
If, iniquities, thou shouldest mark, O Yah, O My Lord, who could stand?
But, he, wishing to justify himself, said unto Jesus - And, who is, my, neighbour?
And he said unto them - Ye, are they who justify themselves before men, but, God, knoweth your hearts; because, that which amongst men is lofty, is an abomination before God.
For thine own mouth would teach thine iniquity, and thou wouldst choose the tongue of the crafty.
Job, without knowledge, doth speak, and, his words, are not with discretion.
Thus, Job, vainly openeth his mouth, Without knowledge, he multiplieth words.
In the multitude of words, there wanteth not transgression, but, he that restraineth his lips, sheweth prudence.
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!
But I say unto you, That, every useless expression that men shall utter, they shall render, concerning it, an account, in a day of judgment;
For, oft, are we stumbling, one and all: If anyone, in word, doth not stumble, the same, is a mature man, able to curb even the whole body.
I am perfect
A man, there was - in the land of Uz, Job, his name, - and that man was blameless and upright, and one who revered God, and avoided evil.
Not that I have, already, received, or have, already, reached perfection, but I am pressing on - if I may even lay hold of that for which I have also been laid hold of by Christ Jesus: -
But thou hast spoken in mine ears, and, the sound of words, I heard: -
The crooked in heart, shall not find good, and, he that is perverse with his tongue, shall fall into wickedness.
1 Timothy 6:5
incessant quarrellings of men wholly corrupt in their mind and bereft of the truth, - supposing godliness to be, a means of gain!