New American Standard Bible
"Is Israel a slave? Or is he a homeborn servant? Why has he become a prey?
King James Bible
Is Israel a servant? is he a homeborn slave? why is he spoiled?
Darby Bible Translation
Is Israel a bondman? Is he a home-born slave? Why is he become a spoil?
World English Bible
Is Israel a servant? Is he a native-born [slave]? Why has he become a prey?
Young's Literal Translation
A servant is Israel? Is he a child of the house? Wherefore hath he been for a prey?
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
It was Israel's glory to be Yahweh's servant Jeremiah 30:10, and slaves born in the house were more prized than those bought with money as being more faithful Genesis 14:14. Cannot Yahweh guard His own household? How happens it that a member of so powerful a family is spoiled? In the next verse the prophet gives the reason. Israel is a runaway slave, who has deserted the family to which he belongs by right of birth, and thereby brought upon himself trouble and misery.
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"Wherewith shall I come before the Lord, and bow myself before the high God? Shall I come before him with burnt offerings, with calves of a year old? Will the Lord be pleased with, thousands of rams, or with ten thousands of rivers of oil? Shall I give my first born for my transgression; the fruit of my body for the sin of my soul?--He hath shewed thee, 0 man, what is good: And what doth the Lord require of thee, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God?" As mankind are …
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"The same law shall apply to the native as to the stranger who sojourns among you."
"It shall come about when they say, 'Why has the LORD our God done all these things to us?' then you shall say to them, 'As you have forsaken Me and served foreign gods in your land, so you will serve strangers in a land that is not yours.'
And you will, even of yourself, let go of your inheritance That I gave you; And I will make you serve your enemies In the land which you do not know; For you have kindled a fire in My anger Which will burn forever.
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