New International Version
I sent him this reply: "Nothing like what you are saying is happening; you are just making it up out of your head."
King James Bible
Then I sent unto him, saying, There are no such things done as thou sayest, but thou feignest them out of thine own heart.
Darby Bible Translation
And I sent to him, saying, There are no such things done as thou sayest, but thou feignest them out of thine own heart.
World English Bible
Then I sent to him, saying, "There are no such things done as you say, but you imagine them out of your own heart."
Young's Literal Translation
And I send unto him, saying, 'It hath not been according to these words that thou art saying, for from thine own heart thou art devising them;'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
There are no such things done - You well know that what you say is false: I shall not, therefore, trouble myself about a false charge.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryJune 18. "I am Doing a Great Work, So that I Cannot Come Down" (Neh. vi. 3).
"I am doing a great work, so that I cannot come down" (Neh. vi. 3). When work is pressing there are many little things that will come and seem to need attention. Then it is a very blessed thing to be quiet and still, and work on, and trust the little things with God. He answers such trust in a wonderful way. If the soul has no time to fret and worry and harbor care, it has learned the secret of faith in God. A desperate desire to get some difficulty right takes the eye off of God and His glory. Some …
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth
"My Little Children, These Things Write I unto You, that Ye Sin Not. And if any Man Sin, we have an Advocate with the Father,",
and have even appointed prophets to make this proclamation about you in Jerusalem: 'There is a king in Judah!' Now this report will get back to the king; so come, let us meet together."
You, however, smear me with lies; you are worthless physicians, all of you!
You who practice deceit, your tongue plots destruction; it is like a sharpened razor.
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