Job 31:6
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New Living Translation
Let God weigh me on the scales of justice, for he knows my integrity.

King James Bible
Let me be weighed in an even balance, that God may know mine integrity.

Darby Bible Translation
(Let me be weighed in an even balance, and +God will take knowledge of my blamelessness;)

World English Bible
(let me be weighed in an even balance, that God may know my integrity);

Young's Literal Translation
He doth weigh me in righteous balances, And God doth know my integrity.

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

31:6 Let me - I desire nothing more than to have my heart and life weighed in just balances, and searched out by the all - seeing God. That God - Or, and he will know; (upon search he will find out: which is spoken of God after the manner of men:) Mine integrity - So this is an appeal to God to be witness of his sincerity.

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Whether one Can, Without a Mortal Sin, Deny the Truth which Would Lead to One's Condemnation?
Objection 1: It would seem one can, without a mortal sin, deny the truth which would lead to one's condemnation. For Chrysostom says (Hom. xxxi super Ep. ad Heb.): "I do not say that you should lay bare your guilt publicly, nor accuse yourself before others." Now if the accused were to confess the truth in court, he would lay bare his guilt and be his own accuser. Therefore he is not bound to tell the truth: and so he does not sin mortally if he tell a lie in court. Objection 2: Further, just as
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica

The Advanced Christian Reminded of the Mercies of God, and Exhorted to the Exercise of Habitual Love to Him, and Joy in Him.
1. A holy joy in God, our privilege as well as our duty.--2. The Christian invited to the exercise of it.--3. By the consideration of temporal mercies.--4. And of spiritual favors.--5. By the views of eternal happiness.--6. And of the mercies of God to others, the living and the dead.--7. The chapter closes with an exhortation to this heavenly exercise. And with an example of the genuine workings of this grateful joy in God. 1. I WOULD now suppose my reader to find, on an examination of his spiritual
Philip Doddridge—The Rise and Progress of Religion in the Soul

The Good Samaritan
In the story of the good Samaritan, Christ illustrates the nature of true religion. He shows that it consists not in systems, creeds, or rites, but in the performance of loving deeds, in bringing the greatest good to others, in genuine goodness. As Christ was teaching the people, "a certain lawyer stood up, and tempted Him, saying, Master, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?" With breathless attention the large congregation awaited the answer. The priests and rabbis had thought to entangle Christ
Ellen Gould White—The Desire of Ages

Trials of the Christian
AFFLICTION--ITS NATURE AND BENEFITS. The school of the cross is the school of light; it discovers the world's vanity, baseness, and wickedness, and lets us see more of God's mind. Out of dark afflictions comes a spiritual light. In times of affliction, we commonly meet with the sweetest experiences of the love of God. The end of affliction is the discovery of sin; and of that, to bring us to a Saviour. Doth not God ofttimes even take occasion, by the hardest of things that come upon us, to visit
John Bunyan—The Riches of Bunyan

Cross References
Job 6:2
"If my misery could be weighed and my troubles be put on the scales,

Job 6:3
they would outweigh all the sands of the sea. That is why I spoke impulsively.

Job 23:10
"But he knows where I am going. And when he tests me, I will come out as pure as gold.

Job 27:5
I will never concede that you are right; I will defend my integrity until I die.

Job 27:6
I will maintain my innocence without wavering. My conscience is clear for as long as I live.

Job 32:1
Job's three friends refused to reply further to him because he kept insisting on his innocence.

Psalm 139:23
Search me, O God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts.

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