Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Job 4:17 in English Standard Version "‘Can mortal man be in the right before God? Can a man be pure before his Maker?" Job 9:2 “Truly I know that it is so: But how can a man be in the right before God? Job 10:4 Have you eyes of flesh? Do you see as man sees? Job 25:4 How then can man be in the right before God? How can he who is born of woman be pure? Job 32:2 Then Elihu the son of Barachel the Buzite, of the family of Ram, burned with anger. He burned with anger at Job because he justified himself rather than God.