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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.
And he spoke this parable unto some who trusted in themselves that they were righteous and despised others:
But the stranger that dwells with you shall be as the natural of yourselves, and thou shalt love him as thyself; for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt. I AM your God.
Then the wrath of Elihu, the son of Barachel, the Buzite, of the kindred of Ram, was kindled; against Job was his wrath kindled, because he justified himself rather than God.
For if Abraham were justified by works, he has reason to glory in himself, but not before God.
For they, being ignorant of God's righteousness and going about to establish their own righteousness, have not submitted themselves unto the righteousness of God.
But that no one is justified by the law in the sight of God, it is evident, for The just shall live by faith.
Ye see then how that by works a man is justified, and not only by faith.
Which now of these three, thinkest thou, was neighbour unto him that fell among the thieves?
Ye have heard that it was said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy.
And the man said, The woman whom thou gavest to be with me, she gave me of the tree, and I ate.
And we shall have justice when we keep ourselves by doing all these commandments before the LORD our God, as he has commanded us.
And he answered and said unto him, Master, all these I have observed from my youth.
And I found that the same commandment, which was unto life, was mortal unto me.