New International Version
But they continued to sin against him, rebelling in the wilderness against the Most High.
King James Bible
And they sinned yet more against him by provoking the most High in the wilderness.
Darby Bible Translation
Yet they still went on sinning against him, provoking the Most High in the desert;
World English Bible
Yet they still went on to sin against him, to rebel against the Most High in the desert.
Young's Literal Translation
And they add still to sin against Him, To provoke the Most High in the dry place.
Psalm 78:17 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He divided the sea, and caused them to pass through - The reader is requested to consult the notes on the parallel passages marked in the margin on this verse and Psalm 78:14-17, etc., where all these miracles are largely explained.
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'That they might set their hope in God, and not forget the works of God, but keep His commandments.'--PSALM lxxviii. 7. In its original application this verse is simply a statement of God's purpose in giving to Israel the Law, and such a history of deliverance. The intention was that all future generations might remember what He had done, and be encouraged by the remembrance to hope in Him for the future; and by both memory and hope, be impelled to the discharge of present duty. So, then, the words …
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Who were they who heard and rebelled? Were they not all those Moses led out of Egypt?
You also made the LORD angry at Taberah, at Massah and at Kibroth Hattaavah.
God sets the lonely in families, he leads out the prisoners with singing; but the rebellious live in a sun-scorched land.
When our ancestors were in Egypt, they gave no thought to your miracles; they did not remember your many kindnesses, and they rebelled by the sea, the Red Sea.
Yet they rebelled and grieved his Holy Spirit. So he turned and became their enemy and he himself fought against them.
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