New American Standard Bible
"Therefore I will yet contend with you," declares the LORD, "And with your sons' sons I will contend.
King James Bible
Wherefore I will yet plead with you, saith the LORD, and with your children's children will I plead.
Darby Bible Translation
Therefore will I yet plead with you, saith Jehovah, and with your children's children will I plead.
World English Bible
"Therefore I will yet contend with you," says Yahweh, "and I will contend with your children's children.
Young's Literal Translation
Therefore, yet I plead with you, An affirmation of Jehovah, And with your sons' sons I plead.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Plead - The word used by the plaintiff setting forth his accusation in a law-court (see Job 33:13 note).
With you - The present generation, who by joining in Manasseh's apostasy have openly violated Yahweh's covenant. The fathers made the nation what it now is, the children will receive it such as the present generation are now making it to be, and God will judge it according as the collective working of the past, the present, and the future tends to good or to evil.
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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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Yet you said, 'I am innocent; Surely His anger is turned away from me.' Behold, I will enter into judgment with you Because you say, 'I have not sinned.'
and I will bring you into the wilderness of the peoples, and there I will enter into judgment with you face to face.
"As I entered into judgment with your fathers in the wilderness of the land of Egypt, so I will enter into judgment with you," declares the Lord GOD.
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