Job 9:20
Even if I were righteous, my mouth would condemn me; if I were blameless, it would declare me guilty.
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Job 9:15
For even if I were right, I could not answer. I could only beg my Judge for mercy.

Job 9:29
Since I am already found guilty, why should I labor in vain?

Job 15:6
Your own mouth condemns you, not mine; your own lips testify against you.

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Job 9:2
"Yes, I know that it is so, but how can a mortal be righteous before God?

Job 4:17
Can a mortal be more righteous than God, or a man more pure than his Maker?

Job 32:1, 2
So these three men stopped answering Job, because he was righteous in his own eyes. . . .

Psalm 130:3
If you, O LORD, kept track of iniquities, O Lord, who could stand?

Psalm 143:2
Do not bring Your servant into judgment, for no one alive is righteous before You.

Luke 10:29
But wanting to justify himself, he asked Jesus, "And who is my neighbor?"

Luke 16:15
So He said to them, "You are the ones who justify yourselves before men, but God knows your hearts. For what is prized among men is detestable before God.


Job 15:5, 6
For your iniquity instructs your mouth, and you choose the language of the crafty. . . .

Job 34:35
Job speaks without knowledge; his words lack insight.'

Job 35:16
So Job opens his mouth in vain and multiplies words without knowledge."

Proverbs 10:19
When words are many, sin is unavoidable, but he who restrains his lips is wise.

Isaiah 6:5
Then I said, "Woe is me, for I am ruined, because I am a man of unclean lips dwelling among a people of unclean lips, and my eyes have seen the King, the LORD of Hosts."

Matthew 12:36, 37
But I tell you that men will give an account on the day of judgment for every careless word they have spoken. . . .

James 3:2
We all stumble in many ways. If anyone is never at fault in what he says, he is a perfect man, able to control his whole body.

I am perfect

Job 1:1
There once was a man in the land of Uz whose name was Job. And this man was blameless and upright, fearing God and shunning evil.

Philippians 3:12-15
Not that I have already obtained all this, or have already been perfected, but I press on to take hold of that for which Christ Jesus took hold of me. . . .

it shall

Job 33:8-13
Surely you have spoken in my hearing, and I have heard these very words: . . .

Proverbs 17:20
The one with a perverse heart finds no good, and he whose tongue is deceitful will fall into trouble.

1 Timothy 6:5
and constant friction between men of depraved mind who are devoid of the truth. These men regard godliness as a means of gain.

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