New American Standard Bible
"Fill up, then, the measure of the guilt of your fathers.
King James Bible
Fill ye up then the measure of your fathers.
Darby Bible Translation
and ye, fill ye up the measure of your fathers.
World English Bible
Fill up, then, the measure of your fathers.
Young's Literal Translation
and ye -- ye fill up the measure of your fathers.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Fill ye up, then ... - This is a prediction of what they were about to do. He would have them act out their true spirit, and show what they were, and evince to all that they had the spirit of their fathers, Compare the notes at John 13:27. This was done be putting him to death, and persecuting the apostles.
The measure - The full amount, so as to make it complete. By your slaying me, fill up what is lacking of the iniquity of your fathers until the measure is full; until the national iniquity is complete; until as much has been committed as God can possibly bear, and then shall come upon you all this blood, and you shall be destroyed, Matthew 23:34-35.
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"Yet they did not listen to Me or incline their ear, but stiffened their neck; they did more evil than their fathers.
who shows lovingkindness to thousands, but repays the iniquity of fathers into the bosom of their children after them, O great and mighty God. The LORD of hosts is His name;
"Will you judge them, will you judge them, son of man? Make them know the abominations of their fathers;
"So you testify against yourselves, that you are sons of those who murdered the prophets.
"You serpents, you brood of vipers, how will you escape the sentence of hell?
1 Thessalonians 2:16
hindering us from speaking to the Gentiles so that they may be saved; with the result that they always fill up the measure of their sins. But wrath has come upon them to the utmost.
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