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Job 25

 

 

Introduction
1Bildad shews that man cannot be justified before God.

Verse 2
Dominion and fear are with him, he maketh peace in his high places.
Dominion
9:2-10; 26:5-14; 40:9-14; 1 Chronicles 29:11,12; Psalms 99:1-3; Jeremiah 10:6,7; Daniel 4:34-37; Matthew 6:13; 28:18; Ephesians 1:20,21; Jude 1:25; Revelation 6:16
he maketh
Isaiah 57:15,19; Matthew 5:9; 2 Corinthians 5:18-21; Ephesians 2:16,17; Colossians 1:20

Verse 3
Is there any number of his armies? and upon whom doth not his light arise?
there
Psalms 103:20,21; 148:2-4; Isaiah 40:26; Daniel 7:10; Matthew 26:53; Revelation 5:11
upon whom
38:12,13; Genesis 1:3-5,14-16; Psalms 19:4-6; Matthew 5:45; John 1:4,9; James 1:17

Verse 4
How then can man be justified with God? or how can he be clean that is born of a woman?
How then
4:17-19; 9:2; 15:14-16; Psalms 130:3; 143:2; Romans 3:19,20; 5:1
how can
14:3,4; Psalms 51:5; Zechariah 13:1; Ephesians 2:3; 1 Corinthians 6:11; 1 John 1:9; Revelation 1:5

Verse 5
Behold even to the moon, and it shineth not; yea, the stars are not pure in his sight.
Isaiah 24:23; 60:19,20; 2 Corinthians 3:10

Verse 6
How much less man, that is a worm? and the son of man, which is a worm?
How much less, etc
The original is degradingly expressive: "How much less enosh, miserable man, who is a worm; and the son of Adam, who is tolëäh, a maggot."
4:19; Genesis 18:27; Psalms 22:6; Isaiah 41:14

 


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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Job 25:4". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". http://odl.studylight.org/commentaries/tsk/job-25.html.

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