New Living Translation
For a long time Israel was without the true God, without a priest to teach them, and without the Law to instruct them.
King James Bible
Now for a long season Israel hath been without the true God, and without a teaching priest, and without law.
Darby Bible Translation
Now for a long while Israel was without the true God, and without a teaching priest, and without law;
World English Bible
Now for a long time Israel was without the true God, and without a teaching priest, and without law.
Young's Literal Translation
and many days are to Israel without a true God, and without a teaching priest, and without law,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
15:3 Now Israel - They have long lived without the found knowledge and worship of the true God. Israel is here understood of the whole nation of Israel in former times, and especially in the times of the judges: for then many times they were in a great measure, without God and his law, and teaching priests, as plainly appears from the book of the Judges; they were brought to all the exigencies and calamities following; and they sometimes turned to the Lord, and he was found of them.
LibraryCovenanting Performed in Former Ages with Approbation from Above.
That the Lord gave special token of his approbation of the exercise of Covenanting, it belongs to this place to show. His approval of the duty was seen when he unfolded the promises of the Everlasting Covenant to his people, while they endeavoured to perform it; and his approval thereof is continually seen in his fulfilment to them of these promises. The special manifestations of his regard, made to them while attending to the service before him, belonged to one or other, or both, of those exhibitions …
John Cunningham—The Ordinance of Covenanting
Manner of Covenanting.
The First Commandment
Then the LORD said to Aaron,
1 Kings 12:28
So on the advice of his counselors, the king made two gold calves. He said to the people, "It is too much trouble for you to worship in Jerusalem. Look, Israel, these are the gods who brought you out of Egypt!"
2 Chronicles 17:7
In the third year of his reign Jehoshaphat sent his officials to teach in all the towns of Judah. These officials included Ben-hail, Obadiah, Zechariah, Nethanel, and Micaiah.
2 Chronicles 17:9
They took copies of the Book of the Law of the LORD and traveled around through all the towns of Judah, teaching the people.
"The time is surely coming," says the Sovereign LORD, "when I will send a famine on the land--not a famine of bread or water but of hearing the words of the LORD.
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