New International Version
"Separate yourselves from this assembly so I can put an end to them at once."
King James Bible
Separate yourselves from among this congregation, that I may consume them in a moment.
Darby Bible Translation
Separate yourselves from the midst of this assembly, and I will consume them in a moment.
World English Bible
"Separate yourselves from among this congregation, that I may consume them in a moment!"
Young's Literal Translation
'Be ye separated from the midst of this company, and I consume them in a moment;'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Respect not thou their offering - There was no danger of this: they wished to set up a priesthood and a sacrificial system of their own; and God never has blessed, and never can bless, any scheme of salvation which is not of his own appointment. Man is ever supposing that he can mend his Maker's work, or that he can make one of his own that will do in its place.
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LibrarySeptember 3. "The God of Israel Hath Separated You" (Num. xvi. 9).
"The God of Israel hath separated you" (Num. xvi. 9). The little plant may grow out of a manure heap, and be surrounded by filth, and covered very often with the floating dust that is borne upon the breeze, but its white roots are separated from the unclean soil, and its leaves and flowers have no affinity with the dust that settles upon them; and after a shower of summer rain they throw off every particle of defilement, and look up, as fresh and spotless as before, for their intrinsic nature cannot …
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth
So Lot went out and spoke to his sons-in-law, who were pledged to marry his daughters. He said, "Hurry and get out of this place, because the LORD is about to destroy the city!" But his sons-in-law thought he was joking.
Now leave me alone so that my anger may burn against them and that I may destroy them. Then I will make you into a great nation."
Why should the Egyptians say, 'It was with evil intent that he brought them out, to kill them in the mountains and to wipe them off the face of the earth'? Turn from your fierce anger; relent and do not bring disaster on your people.
The LORD said to Moses and Aaron,
"Get away from this assembly so I can put an end to them at once." And they fell facedown.
How suddenly are they destroyed, completely swept away by terrors!
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