Job 22:2
"Can a man be of use to God? Can even a wise man benefit Him?
Cross References
Luke 17:10
So you also, when you have done everything commanded of you, should say, 'We are unworthy servants; we have only done our duty.'"

Acts 17:25
Nor is He served by human hands, as if He needed anything, because He Himself gives everyone life and breath and everything else.

Job 7:17
What is man that You should exalt him, that You should set Your heart upon him,

Job 22:1
Then Eliphaz the Temanite replied:

Job 22:3
Does it delight the Almighty that you are righteous? Does He profit if your ways are blameless?

Job 35:7
If you are righteous, what do you give Him, or what does He receive from your hand?

Proverbs 9:12
If you are wise, you are wise to your own advantage; but if you scoff, you alone will bear the consequences.

Treasury of Scripture
Can a man be profitable to God, as he that is wise may be profitable to himself?

a man

Job 35:6-8
If thou sinnest, what doest thou against him? or if thy transgressions be multiplied, what doest thou unto him? …

Psalm 16:2
O my soul, thou hast said unto the LORD, Thou art my Lord: my goodness extendeth not to thee;

Luke 17:10
So likewise ye, when ye shall have done all those things which are commanded you, say, We are unprofitable servants: we have done that which was our duty to do.

as he that, etc.

Job 21:15
What is the Almighty, that we should serve him? and what profit should we have, if we pray unto him?

Deuteronomy 10:13
To keep the commandments of the LORD, and his statutes, which I command thee this day for thy good?

Proverbs 3:13-18
Happy is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that getteth understanding…


Job 22:1
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