New International Version
and I am very angry with the nations that feel secure. I was only a little angry, but they went too far with the punishment.'
King James Bible
And I am very sore displeased with the heathen that are at ease: for I was but a little displeased, and they helped forward the affliction.
Darby Bible Translation
and I am wroth exceedingly with the nations that are at ease; for I was but a little wroth, and they helped forward the affliction.
World English Bible
I am very angry with the nations that are at ease; for I was but a little displeased, but they added to the calamity."
Young's Literal Translation
And with great wrath I am wroth against the nations who are at ease, For I was a little wroth, and they assisted -- for evil.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
I was but a little displeased - I was justly displeased with my people, and I gave their enemies a commission against them; but they carried this far beyond my design by oppression and cruelty; and now they shall suffer in their turn.
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The steady advancement made by the builders of the temple greatly discomfited and alarmed the hosts of evil. Satan determined to put forth still further effort to weaken and discourage God's people by holding before them their imperfections of character. If those who had long suffered because of transgression could again be induced to disregard God's commandments, they would be brought once more under the bondage of sin. Because Israel had been chosen to preserve the knowledge of God in the earth, …
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings
"But Whereunto Shall I Liken this Generation?"
For they persecute those you wound and talk about the pain of those you hurt.
We have endured no end of ridicule from the arrogant, of contempt from the proud.
"Moab has been at rest from youth, like wine left on its dregs, not poured from one jar to another-- she has not gone into exile. So she tastes as she did, and her aroma is unchanged.
This is what the LORD says: "For three sins of Edom, even for four, I will not relent. Because he pursued his brother with a sword and slaughtered the women of the land, because his anger raged continually and his fury flamed unchecked,
"The LORD was very angry with your ancestors.
Then he called to me, "Look, those going toward the north country have given my Spirit rest in the land of the north."
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