New International Version
All the nations will ask: "Why has the LORD done this to this land? Why this fierce, burning anger?"
King James Bible
Even all nations shall say, Wherefore hath the LORD done thus unto this land? what meaneth the heat of this great anger?
Darby Bible Translation
even all nations shall say, Why has Jehovah done thus to this land? whence the heat of this great anger?
World English Bible
even all the nations shall say, "Why has Yahweh done thus to this land? What does the heat of this great anger mean?"
Young's Literal Translation
yea, all the nations have said, Wherefore hath Jehovah done thus to this land? what the heat of this great anger?
Deuteronomy 29:24 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
To add drunkenness to thirst - A proverbial expression denoting the utmost indulgence in all sensual gratifications.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
It is here proposed to show, that every incumbent duty ought, in suitable circumstances, to be engaged to in the exercise of Covenanting. The law and covenant of God are co-extensive; and what is enjoined in the one is confirmed in the other. The proposals of that Covenant include its promises and its duties. The former are made and fulfilled by its glorious Originator; the latter are enjoined and obligatory on man. The duties of that Covenant are God's law; and the demands of the law are all made …
John Cunningham—The Ordinance of Covenanting
Promises and Threatenings
Palestine Eighteen Centuries Ago
The Holy Spirit as a Teacher.
1 Kings 9:8
This temple will become a heap of rubble. All who pass by will be appalled and will scoff and say, 'Why has the LORD done such a thing to this land and to this temple?'
2 Chronicles 7:21
This temple will become a heap of rubble. All who pass by will be appalled and say, 'Why has the LORD done such a thing to this land and to this temple?'
"But as for you who forsake the LORD and forget my holy mountain, who spread a table for Fortune and fill bowls of mixed wine for Destiny,
And when the people ask, 'Why has the LORD our God done all this to us?' you will tell them, 'As you have forsaken me and served foreign gods in your own land, so now you will serve foreigners in a land not your own.'
"When you tell these people all this and they ask you, 'Why has the LORD decreed such a great disaster against us? What wrong have we done? What sin have we committed against the LORD our God?'
"People from many nations will pass by this city and will ask one another, 'Why has the LORD done such a thing to this great city?'
When the commander of the guard found Jeremiah, he said to him, "The LORD your God decreed this disaster for this place.
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