New American Standard Bible
Because they hated knowledge And did not choose the fear of the LORD.
King James Bible
For that they hated knowledge, and did not choose the fear of the LORD:
Darby Bible Translation
Because they hated knowledge, and did not choose the fear of Jehovah;
World English Bible
because they hated knowledge, and didn't choose the fear of Yahweh.
Young's Literal Translation
Because that they have hated knowledge, And the fear of Jehovah have not chosen.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
This is no arbitrary sentence. The fault was all along their own. The fruit of their own ways is death.
LibraryBaxter -- Making Light of Christ and Salvation
Richard Baxter, was born in 1615, at Rowton, near Shrewsbury, in England. After surmounting great difficulties in securing an education for the ministry he was ordained in 1638, in the Church of England, his first important charge being that of Kidderminster, where he established his reputation as a powerful evangelical and controversial preacher. Altho opposed to Cromwell's extreme acts, he became a chaplain in the army of the Rebellion. His influence was all on the side of peace, however, and at …
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The Man to be Wrought Upon.
Li. Dining with a Pharisee, Jesus Denounces that Sect.
Twentieth Sunday after Trinity the Careful Walk of the Christian.
"They say to God, 'Depart from us! We do not even desire the knowledge of Your ways.
"How long, O naive ones, will you love being simple-minded? And scoffers delight themselves in scoffing And fools hate knowledge?
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