New International Version
"Why do you bring charges against me? You have all rebelled against me," declares the LORD.
King James Bible
Wherefore will ye plead with me? ye all have transgressed against me, saith the LORD.
Darby Bible Translation
Wherefore would ye contend with me? Ye all have transgressed against me, saith Jehovah.
World English Bible
"Why will you contend with me? You all have transgressed against me," says Yahweh.
Young's Literal Translation
Why do ye strive with Me? All of you have transgressed against Me, An affirmation of Jehovah.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
According to the number of thy cities are thy gods - Among heathen nations every city had its tutelary deity. Judah, far sunk in idolatry, had adopted this custom. The Church of Rome has refined it a little: every city has its tutelary saint, and this saint has a procession and worship peculiar to himself. So here; not much of the old idolatry is lost.
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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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"He is the Rock, his Work is Perfect, for all his Ways are Judgment, a God of Truth, and Without Iniquity, Just and Right is He.
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"Go up and down the streets of Jerusalem, look around and consider, search through her squares. If you can find but one person who deals honestly and seeks the truth, I will forgive this city.
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All Israel has transgressed your law and turned away, refusing to obey you. "Therefore the curses and sworn judgments written in the Law of Moses, the servant of God, have been poured out on us, because we have sinned against you.
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