New International Version
The LORD has sworn by himself, the Pride of Jacob: "I will never forget anything they have done.
King James Bible
The LORD hath sworn by the excellency of Jacob, Surely I will never forget any of their works.
Darby Bible Translation
Jehovah hath sworn by the glory of Jacob, Certainly I will never forget any of their works.
World English Bible
Yahweh has sworn by the pride of Jacob, "Surely I will never forget any of their works.
Young's Literal Translation
Sworn hath Jehovah by the excellency of Jacob: 'I forget not for ever any of their works.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
By the excellency of Jacob - By the state of eminence to which he had raised the descendants of Jacob; or, by the excellent One of Jacob, that is, Himself. The meaning is: "As surely as I have raised you to such a state of eminence, so surely will I punish you in proportion to your advantages and your crimes."
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'Thus hath the Lord God shewed unto me: and behold a basket of summer fruit. 2. And He said, Amos, what seest thou? And I said, A basket of summer fruit. Then said the Lord unto me, The end is come upon My people of Israel; I will not again pass by them any more. 3. And the songs of the temple shall be howlings in that day, saith the Lord God: there shall be many dead bodies in every place; they shall cast them forth with silence. 4. Hear this, O ye that swallow up the needy, even to make the poor …
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"There is no one like the God of Jeshurun, who rides across the heavens to help you and on the clouds in his majesty.
Blessed are you, Israel! Who is like you, a people saved by the LORD? He is your shield and helper and your glorious sword. Your enemies will cower before you, and you will tread on their heights."
He says to himself, "God will never notice; he covers his face and never sees."
He chose our inheritance for us, the pride of Jacob, whom he loved.
Proclaim the power of God, whose majesty is over Israel, whose power is in the heavens.
"Did not the LORD remember and call to mind the incense burned in the towns of Judah and the streets of Jerusalem by you and your ancestors, your kings and your officials and the people of the land?
but they do not realize that I remember all their evil deeds. Their sins engulf them; they are always before me.
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