“I am righteous before God”?
3 For you ask, “What does it profit You, n
and what benefit comes to me, if I do not sin?” o
and your friends with you.
gaze at the clouds high above you.
If you multiply your transgressions, what does it do to Him?
or what does He receive from your hand? p
and your righteousness another human being.
they shout for help because of the arm of the mighty. q
10 But no one asks, “Where is God my Maker, r
who provides us with songs in the night, s
and makes us wiser than the birds of the sky?” t
because of the pride of evil men. u
and the * Almighty does not take note of it—
that you do not see Him,
that your case x is before Him
and you are waiting y for Him.
and He does not pay attention to transgression, z
and multiplies words without knowledge. a
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The complete Holman Christian Standard Bible® is now available for the first time ever! More than fifteen years in the making, crafted by the shared expertise of nearly a hundred conservative scholars and English stylists, the Holman CSB® sets the standard in painstaking biblical accuracy and pure literary form.
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Stylistically, this inaugural edition contributes to the clarity of the written Word, arranging the poetic portions of the Scripture into complete lines of thought, and revering God's presence on each page by capitalizing all the pronouns that refer to Him.