King James Version
And turn ye not aside: for then should ye go after vain things, which cannot profit nor deliver; for they are vain.
Darby Bible Translation
and turn ye not aside; for it would be after vain things which cannot profit nor deliver; for they are vain.
World English Bible
Don't turn aside; for [then you would go] after vain things which can't profit nor deliver, for they are vain.
Young's Literal Translation
and ye do not turn aside after the vain things which do not profit nor deliver, for they are vain,
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CommentaryGeneva Study Bible
And turn ye not aside: for then should ye go after vain things, which cannot profit nor deliver; for they are vain.1 Samuel 12:21 Parallel Commentaries
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'And Samuel called the people together unto the Lord to Mizpeh; 18. And said unto the children of Israel, Thus saith the Lord God of Israel, I brought up Israel out of Egypt, and delivered you out of the hand of the Egyptians, and out of the hand of all kingdoms, and of them that oppressed you; 19. And ye have this day rejected your God, who Himself saved you out of all your adversities and your tribulations; and ye have said unto Him, Nay, but set a king over us. Now therefore present yourselves …
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The Old Judge and the Young King
Exposition of the Doctrines of Grace
The Work of Jesus Christ as an Advocate,
A Cloud of Witnesses.
The Lamb of God, the Great Atonement
And saying, Sirs, why do ye these things? We also are men of like passions with you, and preach unto you that ye should turn from these vanities unto the living God, which made heaven, and earth, and the sea, and all things that are therein:
Take heed to yourselves, that your heart be not deceived, and ye turn aside, and serve other gods, and worship them;
Behold, they are all vanity; their works are nothing: their molten images are wind and confusion.
What profiteth the graven image that the maker thereof hath graven it; the molten image, and a teacher of lies, that the maker of his work trusteth therein, to make dumb idols?
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