New International Version
Some became fools through their rebellious ways and suffered affliction because of their iniquities.
King James Bible
Fools because of their transgression, and because of their iniquities, are afflicted.
Darby Bible Translation
Fools, because of their way of transgression, and because of their iniquities, are afflicted;
World English Bible
Fools are afflicted because of their disobedience, and because of their iniquities.
Young's Literal Translation
Fools, by means of their transgression, And by their iniquities, afflict themselves.
Psalm 107:17 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Fools because of their transgression - This is the Third comparison; the captivity being compared to a person in a dangerous malady. Our Version does not express this clause well: Fools מדרך פשעם midderech pisham, because of the way of their transgressions, are afflicted. Most human maladies are the fruits of sin; misery and sin are married together in bonds that can never be broken.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
fools. This is the third comparison; the captives being compared to persons in a dangerous malady, as the consequences of their own sins.
LibraryMarch 12. "They Wandered in the Wilderness in a Solitary Way" (Ps. Cvii. 4).
"They wandered in the wilderness in a solitary way" (Ps. cvii. 4). All who fight the Lord's battles must be content to die to all the favorable opinions of men and all the flattery of human praise. You cannot make an exception in favor of the good opinions of the children of God. It is very easy for the insidious adversary to make this also all appeal to the flesh. It is all right when God sends us the approval of our fellow men, but we must never make it a motive in our life, but be content with …
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"See, it stands written before me: I will not keep silent but will pay back in full; I will pay it back into their laps--
both your sins and the sins of your ancestors," says the LORD. "Because they burned sacrifices on the mountains and defied me on the hills, I will measure into their laps the full payment for their former deeds."
"Your own conduct and actions have brought this on you. This is your punishment. How bitter it is! How it pierces to the heart!"
All your allies have forgotten you; they care nothing for you. I have struck you as an enemy would and punished you as would the cruel, because your guilt is so great and your sins so many.
Why do you cry out over your wound, your pain that has no cure? Because of your great guilt and many sins I have done these things to you.
Why should the living complain when punished for their sins?
You will keep your turbans on your heads and your sandals on your feet. You will not mourn or weep but will waste away because of your sins and groan among yourselves.
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