New American Standard Bible
"I thought, 'After she has done all these things she will return to Me'; but she did not return, and her treacherous sister Judah saw it.
King James Bible
And I said after she had done all these things, Turn thou unto me. But she returned not. And her treacherous sister Judah saw it.
Darby Bible Translation
And I said, After she hath done all these things, she will return unto me; but she returned not. And her sister Judah, the treacherous, saw it.
World English Bible
I said after she had done all these things, 'She will return to me;' but she didn't return; and her treacherous sister Judah saw it.
Young's Literal Translation
And I say, after her doing all these, Unto Me thou dost turn back, and she hath not turned back, and see it doth her treacherous sister Judah.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Or, "And I said (i. e., within myself), After she has done all these things, she will return to me." But she did not return.
Treacherous - literally, "Falsehood," i. e., false, faithless. The character of the two sisters is plainly marked. Samaria is apostate; she abandons Yahweh's worship altogether. Judah maintains the form only; her secret desires are set upon the orgies of pagan worship.
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2 Kings 17:13
Yet the LORD warned Israel and Judah through all His prophets and every seer, saying, "Turn from your evil ways and keep My commandments, My statutes according to all the law which I commanded your fathers, and which I sent to you through My servants the prophets."
And the LORD said to me, "Faithless Israel has proved herself more righteous than treacherous Judah.
"For the house of Israel and the house of Judah Have dealt very treacherously with Me," declares the LORD.
Righteous are You, O LORD, that I would plead my case with You; Indeed I would discuss matters of justice with You: Why has the way of the wicked prospered? Why are all those who deal in treachery at ease?
"Have you not observed what this people have spoken, saying, 'The two families which the LORD chose, He has rejected them'? Thus they despise My people, no longer are they as a nation in their sight.
"Yet you have not merely walked in their ways or done according to their abominations; but, as if that were too little, you acted more corruptly in all your conduct than they.
So My people are bent on turning from Me. Though they call them to the One on high, None at all exalts Him.
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