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26 Had I looked upon the light[a] as it shone,(A)
    or the moon in the splendor of its progress,
27 And had my heart been secretly enticed
    to blow them a kiss with my hand,
28 This too would be a crime for condemnation,
    for I should have denied God above.(B)

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Footnotes

  1. 31:26–28 Light: of the sun. Job never sinned by worshiping the sun or the moon. Blow them a kiss: an act of idolatrous worship.

26 if I have regarded the sun(A) in its radiance
    or the moon(B) moving in splendor,
27 so that my heart was secretly enticed(C)
    and my hand offered them a kiss of homage,(D)
28 then these also would be sins to be judged,(E)
    for I would have been unfaithful to God on high.(F)

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