New American Standard Bible
"Hear, O My people, and I will admonish you; O Israel, if you would listen to Me!
King James Bible
Hear, O my people, and I will testify unto thee: O Israel, if thou wilt hearken unto me;
Darby Bible Translation
Hear, my people, and I will testify unto thee; O Israel, if thou wouldest hearken unto me!
World English Bible
"Hear, my people, and I will testify to you, Israel, if you would listen to me!
Young's Literal Translation
Hear, O My people, and I testify to thee, O Israel, if thou dost hearken to me:
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Hear, O my people, and I will testify unto thee ... - See the notes at the similar passage in Psalm 50:7. God calls their attention to what he required of them; to what his law demanded; to what was the condition of their being his people and of securing his favor. What the demanded was, that they should acknowledge him; obey him; serve him; that there should be no strange god among them, and that they should worship no false god, Psalm 81:9.
LibraryHow Christ is the Way in General, "I am the Way. "
We come now to speak more particularly to the words; and, first, Of his being a way. Our design being to point at the way of use-making of Christ in all our necessities, straits, and difficulties which are in our way to heaven; and particularly to point out the way how believers should make use of Christ in all their particular exigencies; and so live by faith in him, walk in him, grow up in him, advance and march forward toward glory in him. It will not be amiss to speak of this fulness of Christ …
John Brown (of Wamphray)—Christ The Way, The Truth, and The Life
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"Hear, O My people, and I will speak; O Israel, I will testify against you; I am God, your God.
"Oh that My people would listen to Me, That Israel would walk in My ways!
For He is our God, And we are the people of His pasture and the sheep of His hand. Today, if you would hear His voice,
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