New International Version
Have you not brought this on yourselves by forsaking the LORD your God when he led you in the way?
King James Bible
Hast thou not procured this unto thyself, in that thou hast forsaken the LORD thy God, when he led thee by the way?
Darby Bible Translation
Hast thou not procured this unto thyself, in that thou hast forsaken Jehovah thy God, at the time he was leading thee in the way?
World English Bible
"Haven't you procured this to yourself, in that you have forsaken Yahweh your God, when he led you by the way?
Young's Literal Translation
Dost thou not do this to thyself? By thy forsaking Jehovah thy God, At the time He is leading thee in the way?
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The children of Noph and Tahapanes - Noph and Tahapanes were two cities of Egypt, otherwise called Memphis and Daphni. It is well known that the good king was defeated by the Egyptians, and slain in battle. Thus was the crown of Judah's head broken.
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'Hath a nation changed their gods, which are yet no gods? but My people have changed their glory for that which doth not profit.'--JER. ii. 11. The obstinacy of the adherents of idolatry is in striking contrast with Israel's continual tendency to forsake Jehovah. It reads a scarcely less forcible lesson to many nominal and even to some real Christians. I. That contrast carries with it a disclosure of the respective origins of the two kinds of Religion. The strangeness of the contrasted conduct is …
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In a desert land he found him, in a barren and howling waste. He shielded him and cared for him; he guarded him as the apple of his eye,
"Your own conduct and actions have brought this on you. This is your punishment. How bitter it is! How it pierces to the heart!"
Your wrongdoings have kept these away; your sins have deprived you of good.
And if you ask yourself, "Why has this happened to me?"-- it is because of your many sins that your skirts have been torn off and your body mistreated.
For they have forsaken me and made this a place of foreign gods; they have burned incense in it to gods that neither they nor their ancestors nor the kings of Judah ever knew, and they have filled this place with the blood of the innocent.
because of the evil they have done. They aroused my anger by burning incense to and worshiping other gods that neither they nor you nor your ancestors ever knew.
I dealt with them according to their uncleanness and their offenses, and I hid my face from them.
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