Job 25:5

“Behold even to the moon, and it shineth not; yea, the stars are not pure in his sight.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Behold euen to the moone, and it shineth not, yea the starres are not pure in his sight.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"If even the moon has no brightness And the stars are not pure in His sight,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Behold, even the moon hath no brightness, And the stars are not pure in his sight:
- American Standard Version (1901)

See, even the moon is not bright, and the stars are not clean in his eyes:
- Basic English Bible

Lo, even the moon is not bright; and the stars are not pure in his sight:
- Darby Bible

Behold even to the moon, and it shineth not; and the stars are not pure in his sight.
- Webster's Bible

Behold, even the moon has no brightness, and the stars are not pure in his sight;
- World English Bible

Lo -- unto the moon, and it shineth not, And stars have not been pure in His eyes.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Behold, even the moon hath no brightness, and the stars are not pure in His sight;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Job 25:5


25:5 Moon - The moon, tho' bright and glorious, if compared with the Divine Majesty, is without any lustre or glory. By naming the moon, and thence proceeding to the stars, the sun is also included.


Discussion for Job 25

  • Charles fiorucci
    jesus christ was born of a virgin Mary never had a sexual relationship
    with joseph because jesus christ was conceived of the holy spirit
    that is why the natural man cannot received the spirit of god it is foolisness
    to him read matthew 1-23 emmanuel GOD WITH US THAT IS JESUS CHRIST
    THE GOD MAN WHO DIED FOR SINNERS REPENT
  • Syed Abbas
    My question is on following points, 4. How then can man be justified with God? or how can he be clean that is born of a woman? 6. How much less man, that is a worm? and the son of man, which is a worm? When no man born of a woman can be clean and can never be a GOD then how can Jesus born to Marry Hazrat Mariam pbuh, can be a GOD?
  • Dave Miller for verse 5
    In the book of Job there are several statements that are also scientific facts. For example Job 26:7 He stretches out the north over empty space And hangs the earth on nothing. Two correct facts, the earth floats in space and in the milky way to the north of earth there are far fewer stars than to the south. There are others and so I believe this verse while it has meaning in its context, also tells us that the moon does not shine, it only reflects.
  • Mark
    It is very sobering and enlightening, there is much said in these few verses. Honestly when we have looked into our hearts and seen the sobering truth of what we are, or are capable of worm is a very appropriate word) this is one of my favorite BOOKS OF THE BIBLE AND IT IS HERE THAT I GO.
    JOB IS MY REFUGE AS JESUS IS MY REFUGE ( SOME HOW THE BOOK OF JOB REVEALS TO ME ANSWERS AND TRUTHS I DO NOT READILY SEE IN THE GOSPELS BUT IN JOB LIFE IS EXPLAINED

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