4:17 in the right before God. The question is whether humans can be righteous at all in His sight. Even the angels are not pure in His sight (v. 18). It is possible that only v. 17 is the revelation from the Spirit, and that vv. 18–21 are Eliphaz’s comment on these words. The quotation mark in that case would come after v. 17 instead of after v. 21.