New International Version
"'Everyone who does any of these detestable things--such persons must be cut off from their people.
King James Bible
For whosoever shall commit any of these abominations, even the souls that commit them shall be cut off from among their people.
Darby Bible Translation
For whoever committeth any of these abominations, ... the souls that commit them shall be cut off from among their people.
World English Bible
"'For whoever shall do any of these abominations, even the souls that do them shall be cut off from among their people.
Young's Literal Translation
for any one who doth any of all these abominations -- even the persons who are doing so, have been cut off from the midst of their people;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The land itself vomiteth out her inhabitants - This is a very nervous prosopopoeia or personification; a figure by which any part of inanimate nature may be represented as possessing the passions and reason of man. Here the land is represented as an intelligent being, with a deep and refined sense of moral good and evil: information concerning the abominations of the people is brought to this personified land, with which it is so deeply affected that a nausea is produced, and it vomits out its abominable and accursed inhabitants. It was natural for the inspired penman to make use of such a figure, as the description he was obliged to give of so many and enormous abominations must have affected him nearly in the same way in which he represents the land to be affected.
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"And they that are Christ's have crucified the Flesh, with the Affections and Lusts." St. Paul is supposed to have been the first herald of gospel grace to the Galatians; and they appear to have rejoiced at the glad tidings, and to have received the bearer with much respect. But after his departure, certain judaizing teachers went among them, and labored but too successfully, to alienate their affections from him, and turn them form the simplicity of the gospel. The malice and errors of those deceitful …
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Epistle Lxiv. To Augustine, Bishop of the Angli .
And if you defile the land, it will vomit you out as it vomited out the nations that were before you.
Keep my requirements and do not follow any of the detestable customs that were practiced before you came and do not defile yourselves with them. I am the LORD your God.'"
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