New International Version
And the answer will be: 'Because they have forsaken the covenant of the LORD their God and have worshiped and served other gods.'"
King James Bible
Then they shall answer, Because they have forsaken the covenant of the LORD their God, and worshipped other gods, and served them.
Darby Bible Translation
And they shall say, Because they have forsaken the covenant of Jehovah their God, and worshipped other gods, and served them.
World English Bible
Then they shall answer, Because they forsook the covenant of Yahweh their God, and worshiped other gods, and served them.
Young's Literal Translation
And they have said, 'Because that they have forsaken The covenant of Jehovah their God, And bow themselves to other gods, and serve them.'
Jeremiah 22:9 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Many nations shall pass - These words seem borrowed from Deuteronomy 29:22, etc.
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Mr. James Mitchel was educated at the university of Edinburgh, and was, with some other of his fellow-students, made master of arts anno 1656. Mr. Robert Leighton (afterwards bishop Leighton), being then principal of that college, before the degree was conferred upon them, tendered to them the national and solemn league and covenant; which covenants, upon mature deliberation, he took, finding nothing in them but a short compend of the moral law, binding to our duty towards God and towards …
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1 Kings 9:8
This temple will become a heap of rubble. All who pass by will be appalled and will scoff and say, 'Why has the LORD done such a thing to this land and to this temple?'
2 Kings 22:17
Because they have forsaken me and burned incense to other gods and aroused my anger by all the idols their hands have made, my anger will burn against this place and will not be quenched.'
2 Chronicles 34:25
Because they have forsaken me and burned incense to other gods and aroused my anger by all that their hands have made, my anger will be poured out on this place and will not be quenched.'
The LORD said, "It is because they have forsaken my law, which I set before them; they have not obeyed me or followed my law.
Tell them that this is what the LORD, the God of Israel, says: 'Cursed is the one who does not obey the terms of this covenant--
then say to them, 'It is because your ancestors forsook me,' declares the LORD, 'and followed other gods and served and worshiped them. They forsook me and did not keep my law.
When the commander of the guard found Jeremiah, he said to him, "The LORD your God decreed this disaster for this place.
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