New Living Translation
For the LORD will carry out his sentence upon the earth quickly and with finality."
King James Bible
For he will finish the work, and cut it short in righteousness: because a short work will the Lord make upon the earth.
Darby Bible Translation
for he is bringing the matter to an end, and cutting it short in righteousness; because a cutting short of the matter will the Lord accomplish upon the earth.
World English Bible
for He will finish the work and cut it short in righteousness, because the LORD will make a short work upon the earth."
Young's Literal Translation
for a matter He is finishing, and is cutting short in righteousness, because a matter cut short will the Lord do upon the land.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
9:28 For he is finishing or cutting short his account - In rigorous justice, will leave but a small remnant. There will be so general a destruction, that but a small number will escape.
LibraryThe Love which Withers.
"Therefore hath He mercy on whom He will have mercy, and whom He will He hardeneth."--Rom. ix. 18. The idea of hardening is so awful that, with all its unsanctified pity and natural religion, the human heart rejects it as a horrible thought. Natural compassion can not bear the idea that a fellow man, instigated to evil by it, should forever ruin himself. And natural religion can not conceive of a God who, instead of persuading His creature to virtue, should give him up and incite him to sin. This …
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