Thematic Bible




Thematic Bible



When I look at your heavens, the work of your fingers, [the] moon and [the] stars which you set in place-- what [is] a human being that you think of him? and a child of humankind that you care for him?

"Where were you at my laying the foundation of [the] earth? Tell [me], if you possess understanding.

"What [is] a human being, that he can be clean, or that [one] born of a woman can be righteous?

Look, he does not trust in his servants and he charges his angels with error. How much more dwellers in clay houses, whose foundation [is] in the dust? They are crushed like a moth.

"Can a man be of use to God? Yes, can [the] wise be of use to him? [Is] it a pleasure to Shaddai if you are righteous, or a gain if you make your ways blameless? Does he reprove you because of your reverence [or] enter into judgment with you? read more.
[Is] not your wickedness great, and there is no end to your iniquities?

"Indeed, how can a human being be righteous before God? And how will he who is born of a woman be pure? Look, even [the] moon {is not bright}, and [the] stars are not pure in his sight. {How much less} for a human being [who is] a maggot, and {a human} [who is] a worm?"

"Do you think this [is] justice when you say, '{I am right} before God'? If you ask what it profits you: 'How do I benefit {by refraining from my sin}?' I myself {will give answer to you} and [to] your friends with you. read more.
"Look at [the] heavens, and see; and observe [the] clouds [that] are higher than you. If you have sinned, what do you accomplish against him? And [if] your transgressions are multiplied, what do you do to him? If you are righteous, what do you give to him, or what does he receive from your hand? Your wickedness [affects] a person like yourself, and your righteousness [affects] humans.

"Have you {ever in your life} commanded [the] morning? Have you made the dawn know its place, to take hold of the earth's skirts so that the wicked might be shaken off from it?

O Yahweh, what [is] humankind that you take knowledge of him, [or the] son of man that you take thought of him? Humankind is like a breath, his days like a passing shadow.


Humankind is like a breath, his days like a passing shadow.


Humankind is like a breath, his days like a passing shadow.


Humankind is like a breath, his days like a passing shadow.