Job 25:1


1 Then Bildad the Shuhite replied:

Job 25:1 in Other Translations

1 Then answered Bildad the Shuhite, and said,
1 Then Bildad the Shuhite answered and said:
1 Then Bildad the Shuhite replied:
1 Bildad the Shuhite again attacked Job:
1 Then Bildad the Shuhite replied:

Job 25:1 Meaning and Commentary

Job 25:1

Then answered Bildad the Shuhite
Not to what Job had just now delivered, in order to disprove that, that men, guilty of the grossest crimes, often go unpunished in this life, and prosper and succeed, and die in peace and quietness, as other men; either because he was convinced of the truth of what he had said, or else because he thought he was an obstinate man, and that it was best to let him alone, and say no more to him, since there was no likelihood of working any conviction on him; wherefore he only tries to possess his mind of the greatness and majesty of God, in order to deter him from applying to God in a judicial way, and expecting redress and relief from him;

and said;
as follows.

Job 25:1 In-Context

1 Then Bildad the Shuhite replied:
2 “Dominion and awe belong to God; he establishes order in the heights of heaven.
3 Can his forces be numbered? On whom does his light not rise?
4 How then can a mortal be righteous before God? How can one born of woman be pure?
5 If even the moon is not bright and the stars are not pure in his eyes,

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