New Living Translation
Therefore, I will bring my case against you," says the LORD. "I will even bring charges against your children's children in the years to come.
King James Bible
Wherefore I will yet plead with you, saith the LORD, and with your children's children will I plead.
Darby Bible Translation
Therefore will I yet plead with you, saith Jehovah, and with your children's children will I plead.
World English Bible
"Therefore I will yet contend with you," says Yahweh, "and I will contend with your children's children.
Young's Literal Translation
Therefore, yet I plead with you, An affirmation of Jehovah, And with your sons' sons I plead.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
2:9 Plead - By his judgments, and by his prophets, as he did with their fathers, that they may be left without excuse. Children - God often visits the iniquities of the parents upon the children, when they imitate their parents.
Library'The God of the Amen'
'He who blesseth himself in the earth shall bless himself in the God of truth; and he that sweareth in the earth shall swear by the God of truth.'--ISAIAH lxv. 16. The full beauty and significance of these remarkable words are only reached when we attend to the literal rendering of a part of them which is obscured in our version. As they stand in the original they have, in both cases, instead of the vague expression, 'The God of truth,' the singularly picturesque one, 'The God of the Amen.' I. Note …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
"All Our Righteousnesses are as Filthy Rags, and we all do Fade as a Leaf, and Our Iniquities, Like the Wind, have Taken us Away. "
How Christ is the Way in General, "I am the Way. "
And yet you say, 'I have done nothing wrong. Surely God isn't angry with me!' But now I will punish you severely because you claim you have not sinned.
I will bring you into the wilderness of the nations, and there I will judge you face to face.
I will judge you there just as I did your ancestors in the wilderness after bringing them out of Egypt, says the Sovereign LORD.
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