New International Version
"You only have I chosen of all the families of the earth; therefore I will punish you for all your sins."
King James Bible
You only have I known of all the families of the earth: therefore I will punish you for all your iniquities.
Darby Bible Translation
You only have I known of all the families of the earth; therefore will I visit upon you all your iniquities.
World English Bible
"You only have I chosen of all the families of the earth. Therefore I will punish you for all of your sins."
Young's Literal Translation
Only you I have known of all families of the land, Therefore I charge on you all your iniquities.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
You only have I known - I have taken no other people to be my own people. I have approved of you, loved you, fed, sustained, and defended you; but because you have forsaken me, have become idolatrous and polluted, therefore will I punish you. And the punishment shall be in proportion to the privileges you have enjoyed, and the grace you have abused.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
punish. Heb. visit upon.
LibraryApril 21 Evening
Enoch walked with God.--GEN. 5:22. Can two walk together, except they be agreed? Having made peace through the blood of his cross . . . You, that were sometimes alienated and enemies in your mind by wicked works, yet now hath he reconciled in the body of his flesh through death, to present you holy and unblameable and unreproveable in his sight.--In Christ Jesus ye who sometimes were far off are made nigh by the blood of Christ. If, when we were enemies, we were reconciled to God by the death of …
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Preparation for Revival
The Sovereignty of God in Reprobation
Letter xxxvi (Circa A. D. 1131) to the Same Hildebert, who had not yet Acknowledged the Lord Innocent as Pope.
There will be trouble and distress for every human being who does evil: first for the Jew, then for the Gentile;
1 Corinthians 8:3
But whoever loves God is known by God.
1 Peter 4:17
For it is time for judgment to begin with God's household; and if it begins with us, what will the outcome be for those who do not obey the gospel of God?
For I have chosen him, so that he will direct his children and his household after him to keep the way of the LORD by doing what is right and just, so that the LORD will bring about for Abraham what he has promised him."
Now if you obey me fully and keep my covenant, then out of all nations you will be my treasured possession. Although the whole earth is mine,
you will be for me a kingdom of priests and a holy nation.' These are the words you are to speak to the Israelites."
Ask now about the former days, long before your time, from the day God created human beings on the earth; ask from one end of the heavens to the other. Has anything so great as this ever happened, or has anything like it ever been heard of?
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