New Living Translation
Those who desert him will perish, for you destroy those who abandon you.
King James Bible
For, lo, they that are far from thee shall perish: thou hast destroyed all them that go a whoring from thee.
Darby Bible Translation
For behold, they that are far from thee shall perish; thou destroyest every one that goeth a whoring from thee.
World English Bible
For, behold, those who are far from you shall perish. You have destroyed all those who are unfaithful to you.
Young's Literal Translation
For, lo, those far from Thee do perish, Thou hast cut off every one, Who is going a whoring from Thee.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
73:27 Go a whoring - Those who revolt from thee, to work wickedness; which is called whoredom in scripture.
LibraryThe Bride, the Lamb's Wife
"Whom have I in Heaven but Thee? and there is none upon earth that I desire beside Thee."--Ps. lxxiii. 25. Mechthild of Hellfde, 1277. tr., Emma Frances Bevan, 1899 Thus speaks the Bride whose feet have trod The chamber of eternal rest, The secret treasure-house of God, Where God is manifest: "Created things, arise and flee, Ye are but sorrow and care to me." This wide, wide world, so rich and fair, Thou sure canst find thy solace there? "Nay, 'neath the flowers the serpent glides, Amidst the bravery …
Frances Bevan—Hymns of Ter Steegen and Others (Second Series)
The Two Awakings
The Joy of the Lord.
"You must not make a treaty of any kind with the people living in the land. They lust after their gods, offering sacrifices to them. They will invite you to join them in their sacrificial meals, and you will go with them.
When you see the tassels, you will remember and obey all the commands of the LORD instead of following your own desires and defiling yourselves, as you are prone to do.
But the wicked will die. The LORD's enemies are like flowers in a field--they will disappear like smoke.
They defiled themselves by their evil deeds, and their love of idols was adultery in the LORD's sight.
The wicked are far from rescue, for they do not bother with your decrees.
They ask a piece of wood for advice! They think a stick can tell them the future! Longing after idols has made them foolish. They have played the prostitute, serving other gods and deserting their God.
O people of Israel, do not rejoice as other nations do. For you have been unfaithful to your God, hiring yourselves out like prostitutes, worshiping other gods on every threshing floor.
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