Job 34:12
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New International Version
It is unthinkable that God would do wrong, that the Almighty would pervert justice.

King James Bible
Yea, surely God will not do wickedly, neither will the Almighty pervert judgment.

Darby Bible Translation
Yea, surely, God acteth not wickedly, and the Almighty perverteth not judgment.

World English Bible
Yes surely, God will not do wickedly, neither will the Almighty pervert justice.

Young's Literal Translation
Yea, truly, God doth not do wickedly, And the Mighty doth not pervert judgment.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

For the work of a man shall he render - God ever will do justice; the righteous shall never be forsaken, nor shall the wicked ultimately prosper.

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Psalm 11:7 For the righteous LORD loves righteousness; his countenance does behold the upright.

Psalm 145:17 The LORD is righteous in all his ways, and holy in all his works.

Habakkuk 1:12,13 Are you not from everlasting, O LORD my God, my Holy One? we shall not die. O LORD, you have ordained them for judgment; and...


Job 8:3 Does God pervert judgment? or does the Almighty pervert justice?

July 15 Evening
The ear trieth words, as the mouth tasteth meat.--JOB 34:3. Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world.--Judge not according to the appearance, but judge righteous judgment.--I speak as to wise men; judge ye what I say.--Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom. He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith.--He that is spiritual judgeth all things. Take heed what ye hear.--I know
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

Covenanting Confers Obligation.
As it has been shown that all duty, and that alone, ought to be vowed to God in covenant, it is manifest that what is lawfully engaged to in swearing by the name of God is enjoined in the moral law, and, because of the authority of that law, ought to be performed as a duty. But it is now to be proved that what is promised to God by vow or oath, ought to be performed also because of the act of Covenanting. The performance of that exercise is commanded, and the same law which enjoins that the duties
John Cunningham—The Ordinance of Covenanting

Whether a Sin is Aggravated by Reason of the Condition of the Person against whom it is Committed?
Objection 1: It would seem that sin is not aggravated by reason of the condition of the person against whom it is committed. For if this were the case a sin would be aggravated chiefly by being committed against a just and holy man. But this does not aggravate a sin: because a virtuous man who bears a wrong with equanimity is less harmed by the wrong done him, than others, who, through being scandalized, are also hurt inwardly. Therefore the condition of the person against whom a sin is committed
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica

Whether Predestination is Certain?
Objection 1: It seems that predestination is not certain. Because on the words "Hold fast that which thou hast, that no one take thy crown," (Rev 3:11), Augustine says (De Corr. et Grat. 15): "Another will not receive, unless this one were to lose it." Hence the crown which is the effect of predestination can be both acquired and lost. Therefore predestination cannot be certain. Objection 2: Further, granted what is possible, nothing impossible follows. But it is possible that one predestined---e.g.
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica

Cross References
Job 8:3
Does God pervert justice? Does the Almighty pervert what is right?

Job 34:10
"So listen to me, you men of understanding. Far be it from God to do evil, from the Almighty to do wrong.

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