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Job 15

Job 15:14 KJV (With Strong’s)

Whatl is man
'enowsh (Hebrew #582)
properly, a mortal (and thus differing from the more dignified 120); hence, a man in general (singly or collectively)
KJV usage: another, X (blood-)thirsty, certain, chap(-man); divers, fellow, X in the flower of their age, husband, (certain, mortal) man, people, person, servant, some ( X of them), + stranger, those, + their trade. It is often unexpressed in the English versions, especially when used in apposition with another word . Compare 376.
Pronounce: en-oshe'
Origin: from 605
, that he should be clean
zakah (Hebrew #2135)
to be translucent; figuratively, to be innocent
KJV usage: be (make) clean, cleanse, be clear, count pure.
Pronounce: zaw-kaw'
Origin: a primitive root (compare 2141)
? and he which is born
yalad (Hebrew #3205)
to bear young; causatively, to beget; medically, to act as midwife; specifically, to show lineage
KJV usage: bear, beget, birth((-day)), born, (make to) bring forth (children, young), bring up, calve, child, come, be delivered (of a child), time of delivery, gender, hatch, labour, (do the office of a) midwife, declare pedigrees, be the son of, (woman in, woman that) travail(-eth, -ing woman).
Pronounce: yaw-lad'
Origin: a primitive root
of a woman
'ishshah (Hebrew #802)
irregular plural, nashiym {naw-sheem'}; a woman (used in the same wide sense as 582)
KJV usage: (adulter)ess, each, every, female, X many, + none, one, + together, wife, woman. Often unexpressed in English.
Pronounce: ish-shaw'
Origin: feminine of 376 or 582
, that he should be righteous
tsadaq (Hebrew #6663)
to be (causatively, make) right (in a moral or forensic sense)
KJV usage: cleanse, clear self, (be, do) just(-ice, -ify, -ify self), (be turn to) righteous(-ness).
Pronounce: tsaw-dak'
Origin: a primitive root

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is man.
Job 9:2• 2I know it is so of a truth: but how should man be just with God? (Job 9:2)
Job 14:4• 4Who can bring a clean thing out of an unclean? not one. (Job 14:4)
Job 25:4‑6• 4How then can man be justified with God? or how can he be clean that is born of a woman?
5Behold even to the moon, and it shineth not; yea, the stars are not pure in his sight.
6How much less man, that is a worm? and the son of man, which is a worm?
(Job 25:4‑6)
1 Kings 8:46• 46If they sin against thee, (for there is no man that sinneth not,) and thou be angry with them, and deliver them to the enemy, so that they carry them away captives unto the land of the enemy, far or near; (1 Kings 8:46)
2 Chron. 6:36• 36If they sin against thee, (for there is no man which sinneth not,) and thou be angry with them, and deliver them over before their enemies, and they carry them away captives unto a land far off or near; (2 Chron. 6:36)
Psa. 14:3• 3They are all gone aside, they are all together become filthy: there is none that doeth good, no, not one. (Psa. 14:3)
Psa. 51:5• 5Behold, I was shapen in iniquity; and in sin did my mother conceive me. (Psa. 51:5)
Prov. 20:9• 9Who can say, I have made my heart clean, I am pure from my sin? (Prov. 20:9)
Eccl. 7:20,29• 20For there is not a just man upon earth, that doeth good, and sinneth not.
29Lo, this only have I found, that God hath made man upright; but they have sought out many inventions.
(Eccl. 7:20,29)
John 3:6• 6That which is born of the flesh is flesh; and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit. (John 3:6)
Rom. 7:18• 18For I know that in me (that is, in my flesh,) dwelleth no good thing: for to will is present with me; but how to perform that which is good I find not. (Rom. 7:18)
Gal. 3:22• 22But the scripture hath concluded all under sin, that the promise by faith of Jesus Christ might be given to them that believe. (Gal. 3:22)
Eph. 2:2‑3• 2Wherein in time past ye walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that now worketh in the children of disobedience:
3Among whom also we all had our conversation in times past in the lusts of our flesh, fulfilling the desires of the flesh and of the mind; and were by nature the children of wrath, even as others.
(Eph. 2:2‑3)
1 John 1:8‑10• 8If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.
9If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
10If we say that we have not sinned, we make him a liar, and his word is not in us.
(1 John 1:8‑10)
 The holiness of God (vers. 14-16). (Job 3-31 by S. Ridout)
 Eliphaz repeats the statement of his first address as to the holiness of God (chap. 4:17-19). (Job 3-31 by S. Ridout)

J. N. Darby Translation

What is manb, that he should be pure? and he that is born of a woman, that he should be righteous?

JND Translation Notes

Enosh. see Ps. 8.4.