Job 9:20; Job 9:29; Job 10:2; Job 10:7; Job 10:15; Job 15:6; Job 32:3; Job 34:12; Job 34:17; Job 34:29; Job 40:8
If I justify myself, mine own mouth shall condemn me: if I say, I am perfect, it shall also prove me perverse.
If I be wicked, why then labour I in vain?
I will say unto God, Do not condemn me; shew me wherefore thou contendest with me.
Thou knowest that I am not wicked; and there is none that can deliver out of thine hand.
If I be wicked, woe unto me; and if I be righteous, yet will I not lift up my head. I am full of confusion; therefore see thou mine affliction;
Thine own mouth condemneth thee, and not I: yea, thine own lips testify against thee.
Also against his three friends was his wrath kindled, because they had found no answer, and yet had condemned Job.
Yea, surely God will not do wickedly, neither will the Almighty pervert judgment.
Shall even he that hateth right govern? and wilt thou condemn him that is most just?
When he giveth quietness, who then can make trouble? and when he hideth his face, who then can behold him? whether it be done against a nation, or against a man only:
Wilt thou also disannul my judgment? wilt thou condemn me, that thou mayest be righteous?