New International Version
Also with uplifted hand I swore to them in the wilderness that I would disperse them among the nations and scatter them through the countries,
King James Bible
I lifted up mine hand unto them also in the wilderness, that I would scatter them among the heathen, and disperse them through the countries;
Darby Bible Translation
I lifted up my hand also unto them in the wilderness, that I would scatter them among the nations, and disperse them through the countries;
World English Bible
Moreover I swore to them in the wilderness, that I would scatter them among the nations, and disperse them through the countries;
Young's Literal Translation
I also, I have lifted up My hand to them in the wilderness, To scatter them among nations, And to spread them through lands.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
I withdrew mine hand - I had just lifted it up to crush them as in a moment; for they also were idolatrous, and walked in the steps of their fathers.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
that I. The predictions of the dispersion of Israel, delivered by Moses just before his death, are evidently here referred to; they received a partial accomplishment at the Babylonian captivity but are more exactly fulfilling at this day
LibraryTen Reasons Demonstrating the Commandment of the Sabbath to be Moral.
1. Because all the reasons of this commandment are moral and perpetual; and God has bound us to the obedience of this commandment with more forcible reasons than to any of the rest--First, because he foresaw that irreligious men would either more carelessly neglect, or more boldly break this commandment than any other; secondly, because that in the practice of this commandment the keeping of all the other consists; which makes God so often complain that all his worship is neglected or overthrown, …
Lewis Bayly—The Practice of Piety
I will scatter you among the nations and will draw out my sword and pursue you. Your land will be laid waste, and your cities will lie in ruins.
The LORD will scatter you among the peoples, and only a few of you will survive among the nations to which the LORD will drive you.
Then the LORD will scatter you among all nations, from one end of the earth to the other. There you will worship other gods--gods of wood and stone, which neither you nor your ancestors have known.
You gave us up to be devoured like sheep and have scattered us among the nations.
I will disperse you among the nations and scatter you through the countries; and I will put an end to your uncleanness.
But because they served them in the presence of their idols and made the people of Israel fall into sin, therefore I have sworn with uplifted hand that they must bear the consequences of their sin, declares the Sovereign LORD.
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