God Sees all Things: Therefore Let us Avoid Transgression.
Since then all things are seen and heard [by God], let us fear Him, and forsake those wicked works which proceed from evil [4134] desires; [4135] so that, through His mercy, we may be protected from the judgments to come. For whither can any of us flee from His mighty hand? Or what world will receive any of those who run away from Him? For the Scripture saith in a certain place, "Whither shall I go, and where shall I be hid from Thy presence? If I ascend into heaven, Thou art there; if I go away even to the uttermost parts of the earth, there is Thy right hand; [4136] if I make my bed in the abyss, there is Thy Spirit." [4137] Whither, then, shall anyone go, or where shall he escape from Him who comprehends all things?


[4134] I. blaberas (hurtful).

[4135] Literally, "abominable lusts of evil deeds."

[4136] I. su ekei ei (Thou art there).

[4137] Psalm 139:7-10.

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