New Living Translation
All day long they insult me to my face by worshiping idols in their sacred gardens. They burn incense on pagan altars.
King James Bible
A people that provoketh me to anger continually to my face; that sacrificeth in gardens, and burneth incense upon altars of brick;
Darby Bible Translation
the people that provoke me to anger continually to my face, sacrificing in gardens and burning incense upon the bricks;
World English Bible
a people who provoke me to my face continually, sacrificing in gardens, and burning incense on bricks;
Young's Literal Translation
The people who are provoking Me to anger, To My face continually, Sacrificing in gardens, and making perfume on the bricks:
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
65:3 To my face - With the utmost impudence, not taking notice of God's omnipresence, and omniscience. In gardens, and c. - Directly contrary to the divine rule.
LibraryParable of the Pharisee and Publican.
^C Luke XVIII. 9-14. ^c 9 And he spake also this parable unto certain who trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and set all others at nought [It is commonly said that this parable teaches humility in prayer, but the preface and conclusion (see verse 14) show that it is indeed to set forth generally the difference between self-righteousness and humility, and that an occasion of prayer is chosen because it best illustrates the point which the Lord desired to teach. The parable shows that …
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel
Book ix. Epistle i. To Januarius, Bishop of Caralis (Cagliari).
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But reach out and take away everything he has, and he will surely curse you to your face!"
But reach out and take away his health, and he will surely curse you to your face!"
They angered God by building shrines to other gods; they made him jealous with their idols.
You will be ashamed of your idol worship in groves of sacred oaks. You will blush because you worshiped in gardens dedicated to idols.
For Jerusalem will stumble, and Judah will fall, because they speak out against the LORD and refuse to obey him. They provoke him to his face.
But those who choose their own ways--delighting in their detestable sins--will not have their offerings accepted. When such people sacrifice a bull, it is no more acceptable than a human sacrifice. When they sacrifice a lamb, it's as though they had sacrificed a dog! When they bring an offering of grain, they might as well offer the blood of a pig. When they burn frankincense, it's as if they had blessed an idol.
"Those who 'consecrate' and 'purify' themselves in a sacred garden with its idol in the center--feasting on pork and rats and other detestable meats--will come to a terrible end," says the LORD.
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