New Living Translation
The LORD himself has scattered them, and he no longer helps them. People show no respect for the priests and no longer honor the leaders.
King James Bible
The anger of the LORD hath divided them; he will no more regard them: they respected not the persons of the priests, they favoured not the elders.
Darby Bible Translation
The face of Jehovah hath divided them; he will no more regard them. They respected not the persons of the priests, they favoured not the aged.
World English Bible
The anger of Yahweh has scattered them; he will no more regard them: They didn't respect the persons of the priests, they didn't favor the elders.
Young's Literal Translation
The face of Jehovah hath divided them, He doth not add to behold them, The face of priests they have not lifted up, Elders they have not favoured.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
4:16 The anger - These words seem to be the language of their enemies triumphing over them. They - Their enemies had no regard to the most venerable persons among them.
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Therefore, in a single day the LORD will destroy both the head and the tail, the noble palm branch and the lowly reed.
Nebuzaradan, the captain of the guard, took with him as prisoners Seraiah the high priest, Zephaniah the priest of the second rank, and the three chief gatekeepers.
He has broken down his Temple as though it were merely a garden shelter. The LORD has blotted out all memory of the holy festivals and Sabbath days. Kings and priests fall together before his fierce anger.
Our princes are being hanged by their thumbs, and our elders are treated with contempt.
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