Job 9:2
Contemporary English Version
What you say is true. No human is innocent in the sight of God.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Indeed I know it is so, and that man cannot be justified, compared with God.

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Indeed I know it is so, and that man cannot be justified, compared with God.

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Job 4:17 Shall man be justified in comparison of God, or shall a man be more pure than his maker?

Job 14:3,4 And dost thou think it meet to open thy eyes upon such an one, and to bring him into judgment with thee? . . .

Job 25:4 Can man be justified compared with God, or he that is born of a woman appear clean?

Job 32:2 And Eliu the son of Barachel the Buzite of the kindred of Ram, was angry and was moved to indignation: now he was angry against Job, because he said he was just before God.

Job 33:9 I am clean, and without sin: I am unspotted, and there is no iniquity in me.

Job 34:5 For Job hath said: I am just, and God hath overthrown my judgment.

1 Kings 8:46 But if they sin against thee, (for there is no man who sinneth not) and thou being angry, deliver them up to their enemies, so that they be led away captives into the land of their enemies, far or near;

Psalm 130:3 If thou, O Lord, wilt mark iniquities: Lord, who shall stand it.

Psalm 143:2 And enter not into judgment with thy servant: for in thy sight no man living shall be justified.

Romans 3:20 Because by the works of the law no flesh shall be justified before him. For by the law is the knowledge of sin.

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Context
Job: How Can I Argue with God?
1And Job answered, and said: 2Indeed I know it is so, and that man cannot be justified, compared with God.3If he will contend with him, he cannot answer him one for a thousand.…
Cross References
Ezra 9:15
O Lord God of Israel, thou art just: for we remain yet to be saved as at this day. Behold we are before thee in our sin, for there can be no standing before thee in this matter.

Job 4:17
Shall man be justified in comparison of God, or shall a man be more pure than his maker?

Job 9:1
And Job answered, and said:

Job 25:4
Can man be justified compared with God, or he that is born of a woman appear clean?

Psalm 143:2
And enter not into judgment with thy servant: for in thy sight no man living shall be justified.

Additional Translations
“Yes, I know that it is so, but how can a mortal be righteous before God?I know it is so of a truth: but how should man be just with God?

Of a truth I know that it is so: But how can man be just with God?

I know of a truth that it is so: for how shall a mortal man be just before the Lord?

Of a truth I know it is so; but how can man be just with God?

Of a truth I know that it is so: but how can man be just with God?

I know it to be so of a truth: but how should man be just with God?

"Truly I know that it is so, but how can man be just with God?

Truly I have known that it is so, And what -- is man righteous with God?
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