New International Version
All the nations may walk in the name of their gods, but we will walk in the name of the LORD our God for ever and ever.
King James Bible
For all people will walk every one in the name of his god, and we will walk in the name of the LORD our God for ever and ever.
Darby Bible Translation
For all the peoples will walk every one in the name of his god; but we will walk in the name of Jehovah, our God for ever and ever.
World English Bible
Indeed all the nations may walk in the name of their gods; but we will walk in the name of Yahweh our God forever and ever.
Young's Literal Translation
For all the peoples do walk, Each in the name of its god -- and we, We do walk in the name of Jehovah our God, To the age and for ever.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Every one in the name of his god - This shall be the state of the Gentile world; but after the captivity, the Jews walked in the name of Jehovah alone; and acknowledge no other object of religious worship to the present day.
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'... All the peoples will walk every one in the name of his god, and we will walk in the name of the Lord our God for ever and ever.'--MICAH iv. 5 (R.V.). This is a statement of a general truth which holds good of all sorts of religion. 'To walk' is equivalent to carrying on a course of practical activity. 'The name' of a god is his manifested character. So the expression 'Walk in the name' means, to live and act according to, and with reference to, and in reliance on, the character of the worshipper's …
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In the past, he let all nations go their own way.
But if serving the LORD seems undesirable to you, then choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve, whether the gods your ancestors served beyond the Euphrates, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land you are living. But as for me and my household, we will serve the LORD."
2 Kings 17:29
Nevertheless, each national group made its own gods in the several towns where they settled, and set them up in the shrines the people of Samaria had made at the high places.
Yes, LORD, walking in the way of your laws, we wait for you; your name and renown are the desire of our hearts.
LORD our God, other lords besides you have ruled over us, but your name alone do we honor.
I will strengthen them in the LORD and in his name they will live securely," declares the LORD.
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