Proverbs 20:9
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New Living Translation
Who can say, "I have cleansed my heart; I am pure and free from sin"?

King James Bible
Who can say, I have made my heart clean, I am pure from my sin?

Darby Bible Translation
Who can say, I have made my heart clean, I am pure from my sin?

World English Bible
Who can say, "I have made my heart pure. I am clean and without sin?"

Young's Literal Translation
Who saith, 'I have purified my heart, I have been cleansed from my sin?'

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Ploughing in Canaan.
In Scripture frequent mention is made of the husbandman and his work. Ploughing the land, sowing the seed, reaping the harvest, and winnowing the grain are often referred to. Our picture shows an Eastern husbandman ploughing. How different it is to ploughing in our own land! There is no coulter; and instead of the broad steel plough-share we see a pointed piece of wood. And the long handles with which our labourers guide their ploughs--where are they? The strong horses, too, harnessed one behind
Anonymous—Mother Stories from the Old Testament

What Now Shall I Say Concerning the Very Carefulness and Watchfulness against Sin? "Who...
48. What now shall I say concerning the very carefulness and watchfulness against sin? "Who shall boast that he hath a chaste heart? or who shall boast that he is clean from sin?" [2200] Holy virginity is indeed inviolate from the mother's womb; but "no one," saith he, "is clean in Thy sight, not even the infant whose life is of one day upon the earth." [2201] There is kept also in faith inviolate a certain virginal chastity, whereby the Church is joined as a chaste virgin unto One Husband: but That
St. Augustine—Of Holy Virginity.

The Third Exile, 356-362.
The third exile of Athanasius marks the summit of his achievement. Its commencement is the triumph, its conclusion the collapse of Arianism. It is true that after the death of Constantius the battle went on with variations of fortune for twenty years, mostly under the reign of an ardently Arian Emperor (364-378). But by 362 the utter lack of inner coherence in the Arian ranks was manifest to all; the issue of the fight might be postponed by circumstances but could not be in doubt. The break-up of
Athanasius—Select Works and Letters or Athanasius

Benjamin Whichcote, the First of the "Latitude-Men"
The type of Christianity which I have been calling "spiritual religion," that is, religion grounded in the nature of Reason, finds, at least in England, its noblest expression in the group of men, sometimes called "Cambridge Platonists," and sometimes "Latitude-Men," or simply "Latitudinarians." These labels were all given them by their critics and opponents, and were used to give the impression that the members of this group or school were introducing and advancing a type of Christianity too broad
Rufus M. Jones—Spiritual Reformers in the 16th and 17th Centuries

Cross References
Romans 3:9
Well then, should we conclude that we Jews are better than others? No, not at all, for we have already shown that all people, whether Jews or Gentiles, are under the power of sin.

1 John 1:8
If we claim we have no sin, we are only fooling ourselves and not living in the truth.

1 Kings 8:46
"If they sin against you--and who has never sinned?--you might become angry with them and let their enemies conquer them and take them captive to their land far away or near.

2 Chronicles 6:36
"If they sin against you--and who has never sinned?--you might become angry with them and let their enemies conquer them and take them captive to a foreign land far away or near.

Job 14:4
Who can bring purity out of an impure person? No one!

Job 15:14
Can any mortal be pure? Can anyone born of a woman be just?

Ecclesiastes 7:20
Not a single person on earth is always good and never sins.

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