New International Version
When you did these things and I kept silent, you thought I was exactly like you. But I now arraign you and set my accusations before you.
King James Bible
These things hast thou done, and I kept silence; thou thoughtest that I was altogether such an one as thyself: but I will reprove thee, and set them in order before thine eyes.
Darby Bible Translation
These [things] hast thou done, and I kept silence; thou thoughtest that I was altogether as thyself: [but] I will reprove thee, and set [them] in order before thine eyes.
World English Bible
You have done these things, and I kept silent. You thought that I was just like you. I will rebuke you, and accuse you in front of your eyes.
Young's Literal Translation
These thou didst, and I kept silent, Thou hast thought that I am like thee, I reprove thee, and set in array before thine eyes.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
These things hast thou done - My eye has been continually upon you, though my judgments have not been poured out: and because I was silent, thou didst suppose I was such as thyself; but I will reprove thee, etc. I will visit for these things.
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that I was altogether such an on as thyself. Or, as Bishop Horsley renders, `that I AM [Eheyeh] is such an one as thyself.'
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You have set our iniquities before you, our secret sins in the light of your presence.
When the sentence for a crime is not quickly carried out, people's hearts are filled with schemes to do wrong.
"For a long time I have kept silent, I have been quiet and held myself back. But now, like a woman in childbirth, I cry out, I gasp and pant.
"Whom have you so dreaded and feared that you have not been true to me, and have neither remembered me nor taken this to heart? Is it not because I have long been silent that you do not fear me?
"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--
Your eyes are too pure to look on evil; you cannot tolerate wrongdoing. Why then do you tolerate the treacherous? Why are you silent while the wicked swallow up those more righteous than themselves?
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