New Living Translation
God is more glorious than the moon; he shines brighter than the stars.
King James Bible
Behold even to the moon, and it shineth not; yea, the stars are not pure in his sight.
Darby Bible Translation
Lo, even the moon is not bright; and the stars are not pure in his sight:
World English Bible
Behold, even the moon has no brightness, and the stars are not pure in his sight;
Young's Literal Translation
Lo -- unto the moon, and it shineth not, And stars have not been pure in His eyes.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
25:5 Moon - The moon, tho' bright and glorious, if compared with the Divine Majesty, is without any lustre or glory. By naming the moon, and thence proceeding to the stars, the sun is also included.
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. "
Look, God does not even trust the angels. Even the heavens are not absolutely pure in his sight.
"Have I looked at the sun shining in the skies, or the moon walking down its silver pathway,
To the pure you show yourself pure, but to the wicked you show yourself hostile.
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