New International Version
Then I said to them: What is this high place you go to?'" (It is called Bamah to this day.)
King James Bible
Then I said unto them, What is the high place whereunto ye go? And the name thereof is called Bamah unto this day.
Darby Bible Translation
And I said unto them, What is the high place whither ye go? And the name thereof is called Bamah unto this day.
World English Bible
Then I said to them, What does the high place where you go mean? So its name is called Bamah to this day.
Young's Literal Translation
And I say unto them: What is the high place whither ye are going in? And its name is called 'high place' to this day.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
What is the high place - מה הבמה mah habbamah, "what is the high place?" What is it good for? Its being a high place shows it to be a place of idolatry. I called it במה bamah, to mark it with infamy; but ye continue to frequent it, even while it is called במה bamah, to the present day!
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
I said, or I told them what the high place was, or, Bamah
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
you built a mound for yourself and made a lofty shrine in every public square.
When I brought them into the land I had sworn to give them and they saw any high hill or any leafy tree, there they offered their sacrifices, made offerings that aroused my anger, presented their fragrant incense and poured out their drink offerings.
"Therefore say to the Israelites: 'This is what the Sovereign LORD says: Will you defile yourselves the way your ancestors did and lust after their vile images?
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