New American Standard Bible
Yet they tempted and rebelled against the Most High God And did not keep His testimonies,
King James Bible
Yet they tempted and provoked the most high God, and kept not his testimonies:
Darby Bible Translation
But they tempted and provoked God, the Most High, and kept not his testimonies,
World English Bible
Yet they tempted and rebelled against the Most High God, and didn't keep his testimonies;
Young's Literal Translation
And they tempt and provoke God Most High, And His testimonies have not kept.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Yet they tempted and provoked ... - They tried the patience of God, and provoked him to anger after they were peaceably settled in the promised land. See Judges 2:10-13. The object is to show that it was the character of the people that they were prone to depart from God. Compare Psalm 78:10-11, note; Psalm 78:17, note; Psalm 78:40, note.
Among such sins of the first table is that described in our text. It is consequently one of the masterpieces of iniquity, and we shall do well to purge ourselves of it. It is full of evil to ourselves, and is calculated to dishonor both God and man, therefore let us be in earnest to cut it up both root and branch. I think we have all been guilty of this in our measure; and we are not free from it even to this day. Whether we be saints or sinners, we may stand here and make our humble confession that …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 5: 1859
"The Sun of Righteousness"
A Jealous God
"Be on your guard before him and obey his voice; do not be rebellious toward him, for he will not pardon your transgression, since My name is in him.
Then the sons of Israel did evil in the sight of the LORD and served the Baals,
1 Samuel 4:11
And the ark of God was taken; and the two sons of Eli, Hophni and Phinehas, died.
And in their heart they put God to the test By asking food according to their desire.
How often they rebelled against Him in the wilderness And grieved Him in the desert!
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