American Standard Version
For I will not contend for ever, neither will I be always wroth; for the spirit would faint before me, and the souls that I have made.
King James Bible
For I will not contend for ever, neither will I be always wroth: for the spirit should fail before me, and the souls which I have made.
Darby Bible Translation
For I will not contend for ever, neither will I be always wroth; for the spirit would fail before me, and the souls which I have made.
World English Bible
For I will not contend forever, neither will I be always angry; for the spirit would faint before me, and the souls who I have made.
Young's Literal Translation
For, not to the age do I strive, nor for ever am I wroth, For the spirit from before Me is feeble, And the souls I have made.
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ISAIAH lvii. 15. For thus saith the high and lofty One that inhabiteth eternity, whose name is Holy, I dwell in the high and holy place; with him also that is of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite ones. This is a grand text; one of the grandest in the whole Old Testament; one of those the nearest to the spirit of the New. It is full of Gospel--of good news: but it is not the whole Gospel. It does not tell us the whole character …
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And Jehovah said, My spirit shall not strive with man for ever, for that he also is flesh: yet shall his days be a hundred and twenty years.
Wilt thou be angry with us for ever? Wilt thou draw out thine anger to all generations?
He will not always chide; Neither will he keep his anger for ever.
and the dust returneth to the earth as it was, and the spirit returneth unto God who gave it.
Thus saith God Jehovah, he that created the heavens, and stretched them forth; he that spread abroad the earth and that which cometh out of it; he that giveth breath unto the people upon it, and spirit to them that walk therein:
Will he retain his anger for ever? will he keep it to the end? Behold, thou hast spoken and hast done evil things, and hast had thy way.
So Zedekiah the king sware secretly unto Jeremiah, saying, As Jehovah liveth, that made us this soul, I will not put thee to death, neither will I give thee into the hand of these men that seek thy life.
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