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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
Reciprocal: Job 16:19 - on high;  Job 32:3 - because

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
Reciprocal: 1 Kings 18:15 - of hosts liveth;  Psalm 8:3 - moon;  Psalm 19:6 - His going

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
Reciprocal: Genesis 5:3 - in his;  Leviticus 12:2 - If a woman;  2 Chronicles 6:18 - how much;  Job 14:1 - born;  Proverbs 20:9 - GeneralIsaiah 64:6 - are all;  Matthew 11:11 - born;  Mark 7:21 - out;  Luke 1:35 - that;  Luke 18:14 - justified;  Luke 18:19 - GeneralJohn 3:6 - born of the flesh;  John 9:34 - wast;  Acts 4:27 - thy;  Acts 13:39 - from which;  Acts 16:30 - what;  Romans 3:10 - none;  Romans 7:18 - that in me;  1 Corinthians 4:4 - yet;  Galatians 2:16 - that;  Titus 3:5 - by works;  1 John 1:8 - say

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
Reciprocal: Genesis 1:14 - Let there;  2 Samuel 6:9 - How shall;  1 Chronicles 13:12 - How;  Job 4:18 - he put;  Job 15:15 - he putteth;  Job 35:5 - Look;  Psalm 8:3 - moon;  Romans 3:20 - in his sight;  Colossians 1:22 - in his

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 Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 6:9 - How shall;  1 Chronicles 13:12 - How;  Job 4:18 - he put;  Job 9:14 - How much;  Job 35:5 - Look;  Psalm 8:4 - What;  Isaiah 40:17 - as nothing;  Daniel 7:4 - and a;  Hebrews 2:6 - the son

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