New International Version
their hearts were not loyal to him, they were not faithful to his covenant.
King James Bible
For their heart was not right with him, neither were they stedfast in his covenant.
Darby Bible Translation
For their heart was not firm toward him, neither were they stedfast in his covenant.
World English Bible
For their heart was not right with him, neither were they faithful in his covenant.
Young's Literal Translation
And their heart hath not been right with Him, And they have not been stedfast in His covenant.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Their heart was not right - When the heart is wrong, the life is wrong; and because their heart was not right with God, therefore they were not faithful in his covenant.
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'That they might set their hope in God, and not forget the works of God, but keep His commandments.'--PSALM lxxviii. 7. In its original application this verse is simply a statement of God's purpose in giving to Israel the Law, and such a history of deliverance. The intention was that all future generations might remember what He had done, and be encouraged by the remembrance to hope in Him for the future; and by both memory and hope, be impelled to the discharge of present duty. So, then, the words …
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You have no part or share in this ministry, because your heart is not right before God.
Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me.
They would not be like their ancestors-- a stubborn and rebellious generation, whose hearts were not loyal to God, whose spirits were not faithful to him.
My people come to you, as they usually do, and sit before you to hear your words, but they do not put them into practice. Their mouths speak of love, but their hearts are greedy for unjust gain.
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