Psalm 78:17
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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.

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Commentary
Clarke'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.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Psalm 78:32 For all this they sinned still, and believed not for his wondrous works.

Psalm 95:8-10 Harden not your heart, as in the provocation, and as in the day of temptation in the wilderness...

Psalm 106:13-32 They soon forgot his works; they waited not for his counsel...

Deuteronomy 9:8,12-22 Also in Horeb you provoked the LORD to wrath, so that the LORD was angry with you to have destroyed you...

Hebrews 3:16-19 For some, when they had heard, did provoke: however, not all that came out of Egypt by Moses...

Library
Memory, Hope, and Effort
'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
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Fifteenth Day for Schools and Colleges
WHAT TO PRAY.--For Schools and Colleges "As for Me, this is My covenant with them, saith the Lord: My Spirit that is upon thee, and My words which I have put in thy mouth, shall not depart out of thy mouth, nor out of the mouth of thy seed, nor out of the mouth of thy seed's seed, saith the LoThe future of the Church and the world depends, to an extent we little conceive, on the education of the day. The Church may be seeking to evangelise the heathen, and be giving up her own children to secular
Andrew Murray—The Ministry of Intercession

Out of the Deep of Loneliness, Failure, and Disappointment.
My heart is smitten down, and withered like grass. I am even as a sparrow that sitteth alone on the housetop--Ps. cii. 4, 6. My lovers and friends hast Thou put away from me, and hid mine acquaintance out of my sight--Ps. lxxviii. 18. I looked on my right hand, and saw there was no man that would know me. I had no place to flee unto, and no man cared for my soul. I cried unto Thee, O Lord, and said, Thou art my Hope. When my spirit was in heaviness, then Thou knewest my path.--Ps. cxlii. 4, 5.
Charles Kingsley—Out of the Deep

The Good Shepherd: a Farewell Sermon
John 10:27-28 -- "My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me. And I give unto them eternal life, and they shall never perish, neither shall any pluck them out of my hand." It is a common, and I believe, generally speaking, my dear hearers, a true saying, that bad manners beget good laws. Whether this will hold good in every particular, in respect to the affairs of this world, I am persuaded the observation is very pertinent in respect to the things of another: I mean bad manners,
George Whitefield—Selected Sermons of George Whitefield

Cross References
Hebrews 3:16
Who were they who heard and rebelled? Were they not all those Moses led out of Egypt?

Deuteronomy 9:22
You also made the LORD angry at Taberah, at Massah and at Kibroth Hattaavah.

Psalm 68:6
God sets the lonely in families, he leads out the prisoners with singing; but the rebellious live in a sun-scorched land.

Psalm 106:7
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.

Isaiah 63:10
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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