New American Standard Bible
'Because the LORD could not bring this people into the land which He promised them by oath, therefore He slaughtered them in the wilderness.'
King James Bible
Because the LORD was not able to bring this people into the land which he sware unto them, therefore he hath slain them in the wilderness.
Darby Bible Translation
Because Jehovah was not able to bring this people into the land that he had sworn unto them, he has therefore slain them in the wilderness.
World English Bible
'Because Yahweh was not able to bring this people into the land which he swore to them, therefore he has slain them in the wilderness.'
Young's Literal Translation
From Jehovah's want of ability to bring in this people unto the land which He hath sworn to them -- He doth slaughter them in the wilderness.
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Page 52. Image worship.--"The worship of images . . . was one of those corruptions of Christianity which crept into the church stealthily and almost without notice or observation. This corruption did not, like other heresies, develop itself at once, for in that case it would have met with decided censure and rebuke: but, making its commencement under a fair disguise, so gradually was one practice after another introduced in connection with it, that the church had become deeply steeped in practical …
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"But now, I pray, let the power of the Lord be great, just as You have declared,
'Otherwise the land from which You brought us may say, "Because the LORD was not able to bring them into the land which He had promised them and because He hated them He has brought them out to slay them in the wilderness."
Joshua said, "Alas, O Lord GOD, why did You ever bring this people over the Jordan, only to deliver us into the hand of the Amorites, to destroy us? If only we had been willing to dwell beyond the Jordan!
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