New Living Translation
Then the Israelites put aside their foreign gods and served the LORD. And he was grieved by their misery.
King James Bible
And they put away the strange gods from among them, and served the LORD: and his soul was grieved for the misery of Israel.
Darby Bible Translation
So they put away the foreign gods from among them and served the LORD; and he became indignant over the misery of Israel.
World English Bible
They put away the foreign gods from among them, and served Yahweh; and his soul was grieved for the misery of Israel.
Young's Literal Translation
And they turn aside the gods of the stranger out of their midst, and serve Jehovah, and His soul is grieved with the misery of Israel.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
10:16 They put away - This was an evidence of the sincerity of their sorrow, that they did not only confess their sins, but also forsake them. His soul, and c. - He acted towards them, like one that felt their sufferings; he had pity upon them, quite changed his carriage towards them, and punished their enemies as sorely as if they had grieved and injured his own person.
"Indeed, the LORD will give justice to his people, and he will change his mind about his servants, when he sees their strength is gone and no one is left, slave or free.
"All right then," Joshua said, "destroy the idols among you, and turn your hearts to the LORD, the God of Israel."
1 Samuel 7:3
Then Samuel said to all the people of Israel, "If you are really serious about wanting to return to the LORD, get rid of your foreign gods and your images of Ashtoreth. Determine to obey only the LORD; then he will rescue you from the Philistines."
1 Samuel 12:10
"Then they cried to the LORD again and confessed, 'We have sinned by turning away from the LORD and worshiping the images of Baal and Ashtoreth. But we will worship you and you alone if you will rescue us from our enemies.'
Then I realized that my heart was bitter, and I was all torn up inside.
In all their suffering he also suffered, and he personally rescued them. In his love and mercy he redeemed them. He lifted them up and carried them through all the years.
"Is not Israel still my son, my darling child?" says the LORD. "I often have to punish him, but I still love him. That's why I long for him and surely will have mercy on him.
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