Job 15:17
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New International Version
"Listen to me and I will explain to you; let me tell you what I have seen,

King James Bible
I will shew thee, hear me; and that which I have seen I will declare;

Darby Bible Translation
I will shew thee, listen to me; and what I have seen I will declare;

World English Bible
"I will show you, listen to me; that which I have seen I will declare:

Young's Literal Translation
I shew thee -- hearken to me -- And this I have seen and declare:

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

I will show thee, hear me; and that which I have seen I will declare - Eliphaz is now about to quote a whole collection of wise sayings from the ancients; all good enough in themselves, but sinfully misapplied to the case of Job.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

hear me

Job 5:27 See this, we have searched it, so it is; hear it, and know you it for your good.

Job 13:5,6 O that you would altogether hold your peace! and it should be your wisdom...

Job 33:1 Why, Job, I pray you, hear my speeches, and listen to all my words.

Job 34:2 Hear my words, O you wise men; and give ear to me, you that have knowledge.

Job 36:2 Suffer me a little, and I will show you that I have yet to speak on God's behalf.

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July 26 Evening
Give thanks at the remembrance of his holiness.--PSA. 97:12. The heavens are not clean in his sight. How much more abominable and filthy is man, which drinketh iniquity like water?--Yea, the stars are not pure in his sight. How much less man, that is a worm? Who is like unto thee, O Lord, among the gods? who is like thee, glorious in holiness?--Holy, holy, holy, is the Lord of hosts. As he which hath called you is holy, so be ye holy in all manner of conversation; because it is written, Be ye holy;
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

All are Sinners.
Some time ago we overheard from a person who should have known better, remarks something like these: "I wonder how sinners are saved in the Lutheran Church?" "I do not hear of any being converted in the Lutheran Church," and such like. These words called to mind similar sentiments that we heard expressed long ago. More than once was the remark made in our hearing that in certain churches sinners were saved, because converted and sanctified, while it was at least doubtful whether any one could find
G. H. Gerberding—The Way of Salvation in the Lutheran Church

The Character of Its Teachings Evidences the Divine Authorship of the Bible
Take its teachings about God Himself. What does the Bible teach us about God? It declares that He is Eternal: "Before the mountains were brought forth, or ever Thou hadst formed the earth and the world, even from everlasting to everlasting, Thou are God" (Ps. 90:2). It reveals the fact that He is Infinite: "But will God indeed dwell on the earth? Behold, the heaven and heaven of heavens cannot contain Thee" (I Kings 8:27). Vast as we know the universe to be, it has its bounds; but we must go beyond
Arthur W. Pink—The Divine Inspiration of the Bible

Necessity of Contemplating the Judgment-Seat of God, in Order to be Seriously Convinced of the Doctrine of Gratuitous Justification.
1. Source of error on the subject of Justification. Sophists speak as if the question were to be discussed before some human tribunal. It relates to the majesty and justice of God. Hence nothing accepted without absolute perfection. Passages confirming this doctrine. If we descend to the righteousness of the Law, the curse immediately appears. 2. Source of hypocritical confidence. Illustrated by a simile. Exhortation. Testimony of Job, David, and Paul. 3. Confession of Augustine and Bernard. 4. Another
John Calvin—The Institutes of the Christian Religion

Cross References
Job 15:16
how much less mortals, who are vile and corrupt, who drink up evil like water!

Job 15:18
what the wise have declared, hiding nothing received from their ancestors

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