Job 16:17
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New International Version
yet my hands have been free of violence and my prayer is pure.

King James Bible
Not for any injustice in mine hands: also my prayer is pure.

Darby Bible Translation
Although there is no violence in my hands, and my prayer is pure.

World English Bible
Although there is no violence in my hands, and my prayer is pure.

Young's Literal Translation
Not for violence in my hands, And my prayer is pure.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Not for any injustice - I must assert, even with my last breath, that the charges of my friends against me are groundless. I am afflicted unto death, but not on account of my iniquities.

Also my prayer is pure - I am no hypocrite, God knoweth.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Not for

Job 11:14 If iniquity be in your hand, put it far away, and let not wickedness dwell in your tabernacles.

Job 15:20,34 The wicked man travails with pain all his days, and the number of years is hidden to the oppressor...

Job 21:27,28 Behold, I know your thoughts, and the devices which you wrongfully imagine against me...

Job 22:5-9 Is not your wickedness great? and your iniquities infinite...

Job 27:6,7 My righteousness I hold fast, and will not let it go: my heart shall not reproach me so long as I live...

Job 29:12-17 Because I delivered the poor that cried, and the fatherless, and him that had none to help him...

Job 31:1 I made a covenant with my eyes; why then should I think on a maid?

*etc:

Psalm 7:3-5 O LORD my God, If I have done this; if there be iniquity in my hands...

Psalm 44:17-21 All this is come on us; yet have we not forgotten you, neither have we dealt falsely in your covenant...

my prayer

Job 8:5,6 If you would seek to God betimes, and make your supplication to the Almighty...

Psalm 66:18,19 If I regard iniquity in my heart, the Lord will not hear me...

Proverbs 15:8 The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the LORD: but the prayer of the upright is his delight.

1 Timothy 2:8 I will therefore that men pray every where, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and doubting.

Library
Epistle Xlv. To Theoctista, Patrician .
To Theoctista, Patrician [153] . Gregory to Theoctista, &c. We ought to give great thanks to Almighty God, that our most pious and most benignant Emperors have near them kinsfolk of their race, whose life and conversation is such as to give us all great joy. Hence too we should continually pray for these our lords, that their life, with that of all who belong to them, may by the protection of heavenly grace be preserved through long and tranquil times. I have to inform you, however, that I have
Saint Gregory the Great—the Epistles of Saint Gregory the Great

The Birth of Jesus Proclaimed by Angels to the Shepherds.
(Near Bethlehem, b.c. 5.) ^C Luke II. 8-20. ^c 8 And there were shepherds in the same country [they were in the same fields from which David had been called to tend God's Israel, or flock] abiding in the field, and keeping watch by night over their flock. [When the flock is too far from the village to lead it to the fold at night, these shepherds still so abide with it in the field, even in the dead of winter.] 9 And an angel of the Lord stood by them [He stood upon the earth at their side, and did
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel

Cross References
Job 16:18
"Earth, do not cover my blood; may my cry never be laid to rest!

Job 27:4
my lips will not say anything wicked, and my tongue will not utter lies.

Job 33:9
I am pure, I have done no wrong; I am clean and free from sin.

Isaiah 59:6
Their cobwebs are useless for clothing; they cannot cover themselves with what they make. Their deeds are evil deeds, and acts of violence are in their hands.

Jonah 3:8
But let people and animals be covered with sackcloth. Let everyone call urgently on God. Let them give up their evil ways and their violence.

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