New Living Translation
Yet they kept on sinning against him, rebelling against the Most High in the desert.
King James Bible
And they sinned yet more against him by provoking the most High in the wilderness.
Darby Bible Translation
Yet they still went on sinning against him, provoking the Most High in the desert;
World English Bible
Yet they still went on to sin against him, to rebel against the Most High in the desert.
Young's Literal Translation
And they add still to sin against Him, To provoke the Most High in the dry place.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
78:17 Wilderness - Where they had such singular obligations to obedience. This was a great aggravation of their sins.
Library"Thou Shalt Honor Thy Father and Thy Mother. "
From this Commandment we learn that after the excellent works of the first three Commandments there are no better works than to obey and serve all those who are set over us as superiors. For this reason also disobedience is a greater sin than murder, unchastity, theft and dishonesty, and all that these may include. For we can in no better way learn how to distinguish between greater and lesser sins than by noting the order of the Commandments of God, although there are distinctions also within the …
Dr. Martin Luther—A Treatise on Good Works
The Second Continental Journey.
And who was it who rebelled against God, even though they heard his voice? Wasn't it the people Moses led out of Egypt?
"You also made the LORD angry at Taberah, Massah, and Kibroth-hattaavah.
God places the lonely in families; he sets the prisoners free and gives them joy. But he makes the rebellious live in a sun-scorched land.
Our ancestors in Egypt were not impressed by the LORD's miraculous deeds. They soon forgot his many acts of kindness to them. Instead, they rebelled against him at the Red Sea.
But they rebelled against him and grieved his Holy Spirit. So he became their enemy and fought against them.
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