New Living Translation
In comparison, people are maggots; we mortals are mere worms."
King James Bible
How much less man, that is a worm? and the son of man, which is a worm?
Darby Bible Translation
How much less man, a worm, and the son of man, a worm!
World English Bible
How much less man, who is a worm, the son of man, who is a worm!"
Young's Literal Translation
How much less man -- a grub, And the son of man -- a worm!
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
25:6 Worm - Mean, and vile, and impotent; proceeding from corruption, and returning to it. The son - For miserable man in the last branch he here puts the son of any man, to shew that this is true even of the greatest and best of men. Let us then wonder at the condescension of God, in taking such worms into covenant and communion with himself!
In this and the following chapter our aim will be fourfold. First, to demonstrate the impossibility of any sinner obtaining acceptance and favour with God on the ground of his own performances. Second, to show that the saving of a sinner presented a problem which nought but omniscience could solve, but that the consummate wisdom of God has devised a way whereby He can pronounce righteous a guilty transgressor of His Law without impeaching His veracity, sullying His holiness, or ignoring the claims …
Arthur W. Pink—The Doctrine of Justification
The Doctrine of Angels.
"All Our Righteousnesses are as Filthy Rags, and we all do Fade as a Leaf, and Our Iniquities, Like the Wind, have Taken us Away. "
"What are people, that you should make so much of us, that you should think of us so often?
What if I call the grave my father, and the maggot my mother or my sister?
Then Job spoke again:
But I am a worm and not a man. I am scorned and despised by all!
Though you are a lowly worm, O Jacob, don't be afraid, people of Israel, for I will help you. I am the LORD, your Redeemer. I am the Holy One of Israel.'
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