New American Standard Bible
"Your ways and your deeds Have brought these things to you. This is your evil. How bitter! How it has touched your heart!"
King James Bible
Thy way and thy doings have procured these things unto thee; this is thy wickedness, because it is bitter, because it reacheth unto thine heart.
Darby Bible Translation
Thy way and thy doings have procured these things unto thee; this is thy wickedness, yea, it is bitter, yea, it reacheth unto thy heart.
World English Bible
"Your way and your doings have brought these things to you. This is your wickedness; for it is bitter, for it reaches to your heart."
Young's Literal Translation
Thy way and thy doings have done these to thee, This is thy vexation, for it is bitter, For it hath struck unto thy heart.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Thy wickedness - This siege is thy wickedness, i. e., in its results; or better, this is thy wretchedness, this army and thy approaching ruin is thy misery.
Because - "For." To feel that one's misery is the result of one's own doings adds bitterness to the anguish, and makes it reach, penetrate to the heart.
Text.--The effectual, fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much.--James v. 16. THE last lecture referred principally to the confession of sin. To-night my remarks will be chiefly confined to the subject of intercession, or prayer. There are two kinds of means requisite to promote a revival; one to influence men, the other to influence God. The truth is employed to influence men, and prayer to move God. When I speak of moving God, I do not mean that God's mind is changed by prayer, or that his …
Charles Grandison Finney—Lectures on Revivals of Religion
The Quotation in Matt. Ii. 6.
Jesus Attends the First Passover of his Ministry.
Fools, because of their rebellious way, And because of their iniquities, were afflicted.
Thus says the LORD, "Where is the certificate of divorce By which I have sent your mother away? Or to whom of My creditors did I sell you? Behold, you were sold for your iniquities, And for your transgressions your mother was sent away.
"Have you not done this to yourself By your forsaking the LORD your God When He led you in the way?
"Your own wickedness will correct you, And your apostasies will reprove you; Know therefore and see that it is evil and bitter For you to forsake the LORD your God, And the dread of Me is not in you," declares the Lord GOD of hosts.
'Your iniquities have turned these away, And your sins have withheld good from you.
"According to their uncleanness and according to their transgressions I dealt with them, and I hid My face from them."'"
And they do not consider in their hearts That I remember all their wickedness. Now their deeds are all around them; They are before My face.
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