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.
I know it is so of a truth, but how shall a man be justified with God?
Shall mortal man be more just than God? Shall a man be more pure than his maker?
So these three men ceased to answer Job because he was righteous in his own eyes.
If thou, O LORD, should mark iniquities, O Lord, who shall endure?
And enter not into judgment with thy slave; for in thy sight shall no man living be justified.
But he, desiring 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 knows your hearts, for that which is highly esteemed among men is abomination in the sight of God.
For thy mouth has declared thine iniquity, and thou hast chosen the tongue of the crafty.
Job has spoken without knowledge, and his words were without prudence.
therefore, Job opened his mouth in vain and multiplied words without knowledge.
In the multitude of words there is no lack of rebellion, but he that refrains his lips is wise.
Then I said, Woe is me! for I am dead because I am a man of unclean lips, and I dwell in the midst of a people of unclean lips; for mine eyes have seen the King, the LORD of the hosts.
But I say unto you, That every idle word that men shall speak, they shall give account thereof in the day of judgment.
For we all offend in many things. If any man offends not in word, the same is a perfect man, and able also to govern the whole body with restraint.
I am perfect
There was a man in the land of Uz, whose name was Job; and that man was perfect and upright, and one that feared God and departed from evil.
Not as though I had already attained it, either were already perfect, but I follow after, if I may lay hold of that for which I have also been laid hold of by the Christ, Jesus.
Surely thou hast spoken in my hearing, and I have heard the voice of thy words, saying,
He that has a perverse heart shall never find good, and he that stirs up trouble with his tongue shall fall into evil.
1 Timothy 6:5
perverse disputings of men of corrupt understanding, and destitute of the truth, using piety as a source of gain: from such withdraw thyself.