New International Version
You set aside all your wrath and turned from your fierce anger.
King James Bible
Thou hast taken away all thy wrath: thou hast turned thyself from the fierceness of thine anger.
Darby Bible Translation
Thou hast withdrawn all thy wrath; thou hast turned from the fierceness of thine anger.
World English Bible
You have taken away all your wrath. You have turned from the fierceness of your anger.
Young's Literal Translation
Thou hast gathered up all Thy wrath, Thou hast turned back from the fierceness of Thine anger.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Thou hast taken away - אספת asaphta, "Thou hast gathered up all thy wrath." This carries on the metaphor in the second verse: "Thou hast collected all thy wrath, and carried it away with all our iniquities."
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
turned, etc., or, turned thine anger from waxing hot.
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'Mercy and truth are met together; righteousness and peace have kissed each other. 11. Truth shall spring out of the earth; and righteousness shall look down from heaven. 12. Yea, the Lord shall give that which is good; and our land shall yield her increase. 13. Righteousness shall go before Him, and shall set us in the way of His steps.'--PSALM lxxxv. 10-13. This is a lovely and highly imaginative picture of the reconciliation and reunion of God and man, 'the bridal of the earth and sky.' The Poet-Psalmist, …
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Covenanting Adapted to the Moral Constitution of Man.
Why should the Egyptians say, 'It was with evil intent that he brought them out, to kill them in the mountains and to wipe them off the face of the earth'? Turn from your fierce anger; relent and do not bring disaster on your people.
and none of the condemned things are to be found in your hands. Then the LORD will turn from his fierce anger, will show you mercy, and will have compassion on you. He will increase your numbers, as he promised on oath to your ancestors--
Yet he was merciful; he forgave their iniquities and did not destroy them. Time after time he restrained his anger and did not stir up his full wrath.
So he said he would destroy them-- had not Moses, his chosen one, stood in the breach before him to keep his wrath from destroying them.
Who knows? God may yet relent and with compassion turn from his fierce anger so that we will not perish."
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