New American Standard Bible
"This also will be my salvation, For a godless man may not come before His presence.
King James Bible
He also shall be my salvation: for an hypocrite shall not come before him.
Darby Bible Translation
This also shall be my salvation, that a profane man shall not come before his face.
World English Bible
This also shall be my salvation, that a godless man shall not come before him.
Young's Literal Translation
Also -- He is to me for salvation, For the profane cometh not before Him.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
He also shalt be my salvation - See the notes at Isaiah 12:2. Literally, "He is unto me for salvation," that is, "I put my trust in him, and he will save me. The opportunity of appearing before God, and of maintaining my cause in his presence, will result in my deliverance from the charges which are alleged against me. I shall be able there to show that I am not a hypocrite, and God will become my defender."
For an hypocrite shall not come before him - This seems to be a proverb, or a statement of a general and indisputable principle. Job admitted this to be true. Yet he expected to be able to vindicate himself before God, and this gould prove that he was not an hypocrite - on the general principle that a man who was permitted to stand before God and to obtain his favor, could not be an unrighteous man. To God he looked with confidence; and God, he had no doubt, would be his defender. This fact would prove that he could not be an hypocrite, as his friends maintained.
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Objection 1: It would seem that indulgences are not as effective as they claim to be. For indulgences have no effect save from the power of the keys. Now by the power of the keys, he who has that power can only remit some fixed part of the punishment due for sin, after taking into account the measure of the sin and of the penitent's sorrow. Since then indulgences depend on the mere will of the grantor, it seems that they are not as effective as they claim to be. Objection 2: Further, the debt of …
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"And we all do Fade as a Leaf, and Our Iniquities, Like the Wind, have Taken us Away. "
Meditations against Despair, or Doubting of God's Mercy.
"So are the paths of all who forget God; And the hope of the godless will perish,
"Listen carefully to my speech, And let my declaration fill your ears.
"There the upright would reason with Him; And I would be delivered forever from my Judge.
"For His eyes are upon the ways of a man, And He sees all his steps.
Then you will say on that day, "I will give thanks to You, O LORD; For although You were angry with me, Your anger is turned away, And You comfort me.
"Behold, God is my salvation, I will trust and not be afraid; For the LORD GOD is my strength and song, And He has become my salvation."
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