New Living Translation
"Your pattern of worship will change. Today all of you are doing as you please,
King James Bible
Ye shall not do after all the things that we do here this day, every man whatsoever is right in his own eyes.
Darby Bible Translation
Ye shall not do after all that we do here this day, each one whatever is right in his own eyes.
World English Bible
You shall not do after all the things that we do here this day, every man whatever is right in his own eyes;
Young's Literal Translation
'Ye do not do according to all that we are doing here to-day, each anything that is right in his own eyes,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
12:8 Here - Where the inconveniency of the place, and the uncertainty of our abode, would not permit exact order in sacrifices and feasts and ceremonies, which therefore God was then pleased to dispense with; but, saith he, he will not do so there. Right in his own eyes - Not that universal liberty was given to all persons to worship how they listed; but in many things their unsettled condition gave opportunity to do so.
Owing to the comparatively loose nature of the connection between consecutive passages in the legislative section, it is difficult to present an adequate summary of the book of Deuteronomy. In the first section, i.-iv. 40, Moses, after reviewing the recent history of the people, and showing how it reveals Jehovah's love for Israel, earnestly urges upon them the duty of keeping His laws, reminding them of His spirituality and absoluteness. Then follows the appointment, iv. 41-43--here irrelevant (cf. …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
There you and your families will feast in the presence of the LORD your God, and you will rejoice in all you have accomplished because the LORD your God has blessed you.
because you have not yet arrived at the place of rest, the land the LORD your God is giving you as your special possession.
In those days Israel had no king; all the people did whatever seemed right in their own eyes.
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