New International Version
I wrote for them the many things of my law, but they regarded them as something foreign.
King James Bible
I have written to him the great things of my law, but they were counted as a strange thing.
Darby Bible Translation
I have prescribed unto him the manifold things of my law: they are counted [as] a strange thing.
World English Bible
I wrote for him the many things of my law; but they were regarded as a strange thing.
Young's Literal Translation
I write for him numerous things of My law, As a strange thing they have been reckoned.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
I have written to him the great things of my law - I have as it were inscribed my laws to them, and they have treated them as matters in which they had no interest.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Oh! how ten-thousand-fold merciful is God, that, looking down upon the race of man, he does not smite it our of existence. We see from our text that God looks upon man; for he says of Ephraim, "I have written to him the great things of my law, but they were counted as a strange thing." But see how, when he observes the sin of man, he does not dash him away and spurn him with his foot; he does not shake him by the neck over the gulf of hell, until his brain doth reel and then drop him forever; but …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 1: 1855
That the Unskilful Venture not to Approach an Office of Authority.
Observe them carefully, for this will show your wisdom and understanding to the nations, who will hear about all these decrees and say, "Surely this great nation is a wise and understanding people."
And what other nation is so great as to have such righteous decrees and laws as this body of laws I am setting before you today?
my people are destroyed from lack of knowledge. "Because you have rejected knowledge, I also reject you as my priests; because you have ignored the law of your God, I also will ignore your children.
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