Then would I still have consolation -- "yes, I would leap [for joy] amid unsparing pain [though I shrink from it] -- "that I have not concealed or denied the words of the Holy One!
His children are far from safety; [involved in their father's ruin] they are crushed in the [court of justice in the city's] gate, and there is no one to deliver them.
Is it any pleasure or advantage to the Almighty that you are righteous (upright and in right standing with Him)? Or is it gain to Him that you make your ways perfect?
They pluck saltwort or mallows among the bushes, and roots of the broom for their food or to warm them.
Who does great things past finding out, yes, marvelous things without number.
For now it would be heavier than the sand of the sea; therefore my words have been rash and wild,
He scorns the tumult of the city and hears not the shoutings of the taskmaster.
Longer in measure [and scope] is it than the earth, and broader than the sea.
And there was a day when [Job's] sons and his daughters were eating and drinking wine in their eldest brother's house [on his birthday],
For He Who is almighty has done great things for me -- "and holy is His name [to be venerated in His purity, majesty and glory]!
And [now] I am no more in the world, but these are [still] in the world, and I am coming to You. Holy Father, keep in Your Name [ in the knowledge of Yourself] those whom You have given Me, that they may be one as We [are one].
So the chief priests planned to put Lazarus to death also,
Let no one say when he is tempted, I am tempted from God; for God is incapable of being tempted by [what is] evil and He Himself tempts no one.
Then the evil desire, when it has conceived, gives birth to sin, and sin, when it is fully matured, brings forth death.
1 John 1:5
And this is the message [the message of promise] which we have heard from Him and now are reporting to you: God is Light, and there is no darkness in Him at all [ no, not in any way].
1 John 4:8
He who does not love has not become acquainted with God [does not and never did know Him], for God is love.