New International Version
The Sovereign LORD has sworn by himself--the LORD God Almighty declares: "I abhor the pride of Jacob and detest his fortresses; I will deliver up the city and everything in it."
King James Bible
The Lord GOD hath sworn by himself, saith the LORD the God of hosts, I abhor the excellency of Jacob, and hate his palaces: therefore will I deliver up the city with all that is therein.
Darby Bible Translation
The Lord Jehovah hath sworn by himself, saith Jehovah, the God of hosts, I abhor the pride of Jacob, and hate his palaces; and I will deliver up the city with all that is therein.
World English Bible
"The Lord Yahweh has sworn by himself," says Yahweh, the God of Armies: "I abhor the pride of Jacob, and detest his fortresses. Therefore I will deliver up the city with all that is in it.
Young's Literal Translation
Sworn hath the Lord Jehovah by Himself, An affirmation of Jehovah, God of Hosts: I am abominating the excellency of Jacob, And his high places I have hated, And I have delivered up the city and its fulness.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The Lord God hath sworn by himself - בנפשו benaphsho, by his soul, his being, existence.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
all that is therein. Heb. the fulness thereof.
LibraryThe Carcass and the Eagles
'Woe to them that are at ease in Zion, and trust in the mountain of Samaria, which are named chief of the nations, to whom the house of Israel came! 2. Pass ye unto Calneh, and see; and from thence go ye to Hamath the great; then go down to Gath of the Philistines: be they better than these kingdoms? or their border greater than your border? 3. Ye that put far away the evil day, and cause the seat of violence to come near; 4. That lie upon beds of ivory, and stretch themselves upon their couches, …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Whether it is Proper to Christ to be Head of the Church?
and said, "I swear by myself, declares the LORD, that because you have done this and have not withheld your son, your only son,
I will destroy your high places, cut down your incense altars and pile your dead bodies on the lifeless forms of your idols, and I will abhor you.
The LORD saw this and rejected them because he was angered by his sons and daughters.
He chose our inheritance for us, the pride of Jacob, whom he loved.
When God heard them, he was furious; he rejected Israel completely.
Therefore the LORD was angry with his people and abhorred his inheritance.
My inheritance has become to me like a lion in the forest. She roars at me; therefore I hate her.
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