A primitive root; to know
(properly to ascertain by seeing
); used in a great variety of senses, figuratively, literally, euphemistically and inferentially (including observation
; and causatively instruction
Stem - Qal (See H8851
Mood - Perfect (See H8816
Count - 12562
A primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal
relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjugation or adverb; often largely modified by other particles annexed.
; properly set
upright; hence (figuratively as adjective) just
; but usually (as adverb or conjugation) rightly
(in various applications to manner, time and relation; often with other particles).
of a truth:
Adverb from H0544
A primitive particle; properly interrogitive what?
); but also exclamations like what!
), or indefinitely what
, and even relatively that which
); often used with prefixes in various adverbial or conjugational senses.
; properly a mortal
(and thus differeing from the more dignified H0120
); hence a man
in general (singly or collectively). It is often unexpressed in the English Version, especially when used in apposition with another word.
A primitive root; to be
(in a moral or forensic sense).
Stem - Qal (See H8851
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811
Count - 19885
; adverb or preposition, with
(that is, in conjunction
with), in varied applications; specifically equally with
; often with prepositional prefix (and then usually unrepresented in English).
Shortened from H0352
; as adjective mighty
; especially the Almighty
(but used also of any deity
_ _ I know it is so of a truth that God does not “pervert justice” (Job 8:3). But (even though I be sure of being in the right) how can a mere man assert his right (be just) with God. The Gospel answers (Romans 3:26).
I know That God is just in all his ways, that he doth ordinarily bless the righteous, and punish the wicked. Before God And I know that no man is absolutely just, if God be severe to mark what is amiss in him.
I know [it is] so of a truth: but how should man be (a) just with God?
(a) Job here answers Eliphaz and Bildad's oration, touching the justice of God, and his innocency, confessing God to be infinite in justice and man to be nothing in respect.
Job 4:17 Shall mortal man be more just than God? shall a man be more pure than his maker?
Job 14:3-4 And dost thou open thine eyes upon such an one, and bringest me into judgment with thee? ... Who can bring a clean [thing] out of an unclean? not one.
Job 25:4 How then can man be justified with God? or how can he be clean [that is] born of a woman?
Job 32:2 Then was kindled the wrath of Elihu the son of Barachel the Buzite, of the kindred of Ram: against Job was his wrath kindled, because he justified himself rather than God.
Job 33:9 I am clean without transgression, I [am] innocent; neither [is there] iniquity in me.
Job 34:5 For Job hath said, I am righteous: and God hath taken away my judgment.
1 Kings 8:46 If they sin against thee, (for [there is] no man that sinneth not,) and thou be angry with them, and deliver them to the enemy, so that they carry them away captives unto the land of the enemy, far or near;
Psalms 130:3 If thou, LORD, shouldest mark iniquities, O Lord, who shall stand?
Psalms 143:2 And enter not into judgment with thy servant: for in thy sight shall no man living be justified.
Romans 3:20 Therefore by the deeds of the law there shall no flesh be justified in his sight: for by the law [is] the knowledge of sin.
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