Psalm 81:4
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New International Version
this is a decree for Israel, an ordinance of the God of Jacob.

New Living Translation
For this is required by the decrees of Israel; it is a regulation of the God of Jacob.

English Standard Version
For it is a statute for Israel, a rule of the God of Jacob.

New American Standard Bible
For it is a statute for Israel, An ordinance of the God of Jacob.

King James Bible
For this was a statute for Israel, and a law of the God of Jacob.

Christian Standard Bible
For this is a statute for Israel, an ordinance of the God of Jacob.

Contemporary English Version
This is the law in Israel, and it was given to us by the God of Jacob.

Good News Translation
This is the law in Israel, an order from the God of Jacob.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For this is a statute for Israel, a judgment of the God of Jacob.

International Standard Version
because it is a statute in Israel, an ordinance by the God of Jacob,

NET Bible
For observing the festival is a requirement for Israel; it is an ordinance given by the God of Jacob.

New Heart English Bible
For it is a statute for Israel, an ordinance of the God of Jacob.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
For this is the law for Israel and the judgment for the God of Jacob!

GOD'S WORD® Translation
This is a law for Israel, a legal decision from the God of Jacob.

JPS Tanakh 1917
For it is a statute for Israel, An ordinance of the God of Jacob.

New American Standard 1977
For it is a statute for Israel, An ordinance of the God of Jacob.

Jubilee Bible 2000
For this is a statute of Israel and an ordinance of the God of Jacob.

King James 2000 Bible
For this was a statute for Israel, and a law of the God of Jacob.

American King James Version
For this was a statute for Israel, and a law of the God of Jacob.

American Standard Version
For it is a statute for Israel, An ordinance of the God of Jacob.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For it is a commandment in Israel, and a judgment to the God of Jacob.

Darby Bible Translation
For this is a statute for Israel, an ordinance of the God of Jacob;

English Revised Version
For it is a statute for Israel, an ordinance of the God of Jacob.

Webster's Bible Translation
For this was a statute for Israel, and a law of the God of Jacob.

World English Bible
For it is a statute for Israel, an ordinance of the God of Jacob.

Young's Literal Translation
For a statute to Israel it is, An ordinance of the God of Jacob.
Study Bible
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3Blow the trumpet at the new moon, At the full moon, on our feast day. 4For it is a statute for Israel, An ordinance of the God of Jacob. 5He established it for a testimony in Joseph When he went throughout the land of Egypt. I heard a language that I did not know:…
Cross References
Psalm 81:3
Blow the trumpet at the new moon, At the full moon, on our feast day.

Psalm 81:5
He established it for a testimony in Joseph When he went throughout the land of Egypt. I heard a language that I did not know:
Treasury of Scripture

For this was a statute for Israel, and a law of the God of Jacob.

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(4) For this.--Better, for it is a statute. Referring either to the feast itself or to the mode of celebrating it.

Law.--Literally, judgment, as LXX. and Vulg.

Verse 4. - For this was a statute for Israel, and a law of the God of Jacob; rather, this is a law (Kay, Cheyne, Revised Version). See the passages quoted in the preceding note. For this was a statute for Israel,.... It was not a piece of will worship, or device of the children of Israel, but was of divine institution; that the passover should be kept at the time it was; and that the trumpets should be blown on the new moon, or first of Tisri; and that the feast of tabernacles should be kept on the fifteenth of the same month:

and a law of the God of Jacob; and therefore to be observed by Jacob's posterity: the law for the one is in Exodus 12:18 and for the other is in Leviticus 23:24 and so all the ordinances of Christ, and of the Gospel dispensation, are to be regarded on the same account, because they are the statutes and appointments of God; and the feast of tabernacles is particularly put for them all, Zechariah 14:16. 81:1-7 All the worship we can render to the Lord is beneath his excellences, and our obligations to him, especially in our redemption from sin and wrath. What God had done on Israel's behalf, was kept in remembrance by public solemnities. To make a deliverance appear more gracious, more glorious, it is good to observe all that makes the trouble we are delivered from appear more grievous. We ought never to forget the base and ruinous drudgery to which Satan, our oppressor, brought us. But when, in distress of conscience, we are led to cry for deliverance, the Lord answers our prayers, and sets us at liberty. Convictions of sin, and trials by affliction, prove his regard to his people. If the Jews, on their solemn feast-days, were thus to call to mind their redemption out of Egypt, much more ought we, on the Christian sabbath, to call to mind a more glorious redemption, wrought out for us by our Lord Jesus Christ, from worse bondage.
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