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Bildad’s Third Response to Job

1Then Bildad the Shuhite replied:

2“God is powerful and dreadful.

He enforces peace in the heavens.

3Who is able to count his heavenly army?

Doesn’t his light shine on all the earth?

4How can a mortal be innocent before God?

Can anyone born of a woman be pure?

5God is more glorious than the moon;

he shines brighter than the stars.

6In comparison, people are maggots;

we mortals are mere worms.”