New International Version
Because you did not serve the LORD your God joyfully and gladly in the time of prosperity,
King James Bible
Because thou servedst not the LORD thy God with joyfulness, and with gladness of heart, for the abundance of all things;
Darby Bible Translation
Because thou servedst not Jehovah thy God with joyfulness, and with gladness of heart, for the abundance of everything,
World English Bible
Because you didn't serve Yahweh your God with joyfulness, and with gladness of heart, by reason of the abundance of all things;
Young's Literal Translation
'Because that thou hast not served Jehovah thy God with joy, and with gladness of heart, because of the abundance of all things --
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Can any thing be conceived more dreadful than the calamities threatened in these verses?
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'Because thou servedst not the Lord thy God with joyfulness, and with gladness of heart, for the abundance of all things; 48. Therefore shalt thou serve thine enemies ... in want of all things: and He shall put a yoke of iron upon thy neck, until He have destroyed thee.'--DEUT. xxviii. 47, 48 The history of Israel is a picture on the large scale of what befalls every man. A service--we are all born to obedience, to depend on and follow some person or thing. There is only a choice of services; and …
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There, in the presence of the LORD your God, you and your families shall eat and shall rejoice in everything you have put your hand to, because the LORD your God has blessed you.
2 Chronicles 12:8
They will, however, become subject to him, so that they may learn the difference between serving me and serving the kings of other lands."
Even while they were in their kingdom, enjoying your great goodness to them in the spacious and fertile land you gave them, they did not serve you or turn from their evil ways.
Worship the LORD with gladness; come before him with joyful songs.
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