New Living Translation
"But Israel is a senseless nation; the people are foolish, without understanding.
King James Bible
For they are a nation void of counsel, neither is there any understanding in them.
Darby Bible Translation
For they are a nation void of counsel, And understanding is not in them.
World English Bible
For they are a nation void of counsel. There is no understanding in them.
Young's Literal Translation
For a nation lost to counsels are they, And there is no understanding in them.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
32:28 Void of counsel - Their enemies are foolish people, and therefore make so false and foolish a judgment upon things.
Librarya survey of the third and closing discourse of the prophet
We shall now, in conclusion, give a survey of the third and closing discourse of the prophet. After an introduction in vi. 1, 2, where the mountains serve only to give greater solemnity to the scene (in the fundamental passages Deut. xxxii. 1, and in Is. 1, 2, "heaven and earth" are mentioned for the same purposes, inasmuch as they are the most venerable parts of creation; "contend with the mountains" by taking them in and applying to [Pg 522] them as hearers), the prophet reminds the people of …
Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg—Christology of the Old Testament
Appendix xvi. On the Jewish views About Demons' and the Demonised,' Together with Some Notes on the Intercourse Between Jews and Jewish Christians in the First Centuries.
The Justice of God
The Truth of God
Is this the way you repay the LORD, you foolish and senseless people? Isn't he your Father who created you? Has he not made you and established you?
The people are like the dead branches of a tree, broken off and used for kindling beneath the cooking pots. Israel is a foolish and stupid nation, for its people have turned away from God. Therefore, the one who made them will show them no pity or mercy.
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