New International Version
But they put God to the test and rebelled against the Most High; they did not keep his statutes.
King James Bible
Yet they tempted and provoked the most high God, and kept not his testimonies:
Darby Bible Translation
But they tempted and provoked God, the Most High, and kept not his testimonies,
World English Bible
Yet they tempted and rebelled against the Most High God, and didn't keep his testimonies;
Young's Literal Translation
And they tempt and provoke God Most High, And His testimonies have not kept.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The border of his sanctuary - קדשו kodsho, "of his holy place," that is, the land of Canaan, called afterwards the mountain which his right hand had purchased; because it was a mountainous country, widely differing from Egypt, which was a long, continued, and almost perfect level.
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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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Pay attention to him and listen to what he says. Do not rebel against him; he will not forgive your rebellion, since my Name is in him.
Then the Israelites did evil in the eyes of the LORD and served the Baals.
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The ark of God was captured, and Eli's two sons, Hophni and Phinehas, died.
They willfully put God to the test by demanding the food they craved.
How often they rebelled against him in the wilderness and grieved him in the wasteland!
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