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Nay but, O man, who art thou that repliest against God? Shall the thing formed say to him that formed it, Why hast thou made me thus?
Wherefore, inexcusable, thou art, O man, whoever judgest; for, wherein thou judgest some one else, thyself, thou dost condemn, - for, the very things, thou dost practise, who art judging:
He hath told thee, O son of earth, what is good, - what then is, Yahweh, seeking of thee, but, to do justice, to delight in lovingkindness, and humbly to walk with thy God?
1 Corinthians 7:16
For how knowest thou, O woman, whether, thy husband, thou shalt save? Or how knowest thou, O man, whether, thy wife, thou shalt save?
But art thou willing to learn, O empty man! that, faith, apart from works, is, idle?
Wherefore, against him, hast thou contended? For, with none of his reasons, will he respond.
Who enjoined on him his way? and who ever said, Thou hast wrought perversity?
Who is it that darkeneth counsel, by words, without knowledge?
Shall a reprover contend, with the Almighty? He that disputeth with GOD, let him answer it!
I know that, all things, thou canst do, and that no purpose can be withholden from thee.
Is it not allowed me to do, what I please, with my own? or is, thine eye, evil, because I good?
Is there to be an end to windy words? Or what so strongly exciteth thee, that thou must respond?
Servants, unto their own masters, to be submitting themselves in all things, to be, well-pleasing, not gainsaying,
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!
Your perverseness! As if like clay, the potter could he reckoned; For shall, the thing made say of him that made it, he made me not? Or hath the thing fashioned ever said of him that fashioned it, He hath no understanding.
Alas for him who contendeth with his Fashioner, - A potsherd, should contend with the potsherds of the ground! Shall it be said by the clay, unto him that is fashioning it, What wouldst thou make? Or, thy work say, of thee, He hath no hands?