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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CommentaryWesley'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.
LibraryWhether 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.
The Good Samaritan
Trials of the Christian
"If my misery could be weighed and my troubles be put on the scales,
they would outweigh all the sands of the sea. That is why I spoke impulsively.
"But he knows where I am going. And when he tests me, I will come out as pure as gold.
I will never concede that you are right; I will defend my integrity until I die.
I will maintain my innocence without wavering. My conscience is clear for as long as I live.
Job's three friends refused to reply further to him because he kept insisting on his innocence.
Search me, O God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts.
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