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5 If I have walked [halak] with vanity [shav'], or if
my foot [regel] hath hasted [chuwsh] to deceit [mirmah];
6 Let me be weighed [shaqal] in an even [tsedeq] balance
[mo'zen], that God ['elowahh] may know [yada`] mine
integrity [tummah]. KJV-Interlinear
5 'If I have walked with
falsehood, And my foot has hastened after deceit, 6 Let Him weigh me with accurate scales, And
let God know my integrity. NASB
Walking through life, is the pattern of life which you
choose for yourself. It represents the
principles for life which you choose to follow.
You can follow principles which are defined in the Bible or you can
choose to follow principles defined by the world around you.
Vanity is the same of nothingness, or emptiness, or
Only truth has substance and meaning and purpose in
life. Anything else is vanity, which
means that it is nothing.
Everyone has the freedom of choice, in choosing the
pattern of life which they prefer.
To walk, is the function of ones choice in life. To hasten, is the attitude of vigor of their
pursuit of their choices in life.
There are only two choices in life with respect to the
standards and morals, and principles which govern ones life. There is Gods standard and then there is
But who is to decide which is best or right?
Well, only one who is perfect and pure and fair can
make that decision. And it is God,
through His perfect righteousness (sinless perfection) and through His perfect
justice (the cleansing action), who can judge as to what is right and fair and
pure in life.
God has the only set of scales the only set of
standards, the only mechanism by which ones life can be judged.
Man is imperfect and God is perfect. Imperfection cannot make itself perfect. But perfection can reach down and thoroughly
wash imperfection and make it clean.
So man, being inherently imperfect and flawed, cannot
search out from this world and discover or invent a means of making himself
perfect, or elevate himself to some higher level of morality or integrity, or
Therefore, by choosing anything other than Gods
standards, means that you will never become anything more than what you already
are - nothing. And what do you suppose
the other choice is?
Now is the time to post a prayer.
End Of Lesson
Study to show thyself approved (mature) unto God, a workman that needs not to be ashamed, rightly dividing (studying/discerning), the Word of truth.