New Living Translation
So my people come pretending to be sincere and sit before you. They listen to your words, but they have no intention of doing what you say. Their mouths are full of lustful words, and their hearts seek only after money.
King James Bible
And they come unto thee as the people cometh, and they sit before thee as my people, and they hear thy words, but they will not do them: for with their mouth they shew much love, but their heart goeth after their covetousness.
Darby Bible Translation
And they come unto thee as a people cometh, and they sit before thee as my people, and they hear thy words, but they do them not; for with their mouth they shew much love, but their heart goeth after their dishonest gain.
World English Bible
They come to you as the people come, and they sit before you as my people, and they hear your words, but don't do them; for with their mouth they show much love, but their heart goes after their gain.
Young's Literal Translation
And they come in unto thee as the coming in of a people, And they sit before thee -- My people, And have heard thy words, and they do them not, For doting loves with their mouth they are making, After their dishonest gain their heart is going.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
33:31 They come - As if they were really the people of God. They sit - So we find the elders of Judah, chap.8:1, so the disciples of the rabbis sat at their feet.
LibraryEvidences of Regeneration.
I. Introductory remarks. 1. In ascertaining what are, and what are not, evidences of regeneration, we must constantly keep in mind what is not, and what is regeneration; what is not, and what is implied in it. 2. We must constantly recognize the fact, that saints and sinners have precisely similar constitutions and constitutional susceptibilities, and therefore that many things are common to both. What is common to both cannot, of course, he an evidence of regeneration. 3. That no state of the sensibility …
Charles Grandison Finney—Systematic Theology
Of the Character of the Unregenerate.
A Consecrated Ministry
Preaching (iii. ).
Then he said, "Beware! Guard against every kind of greed. Life is not measured by how much you own."
1 John 3:18
Dear children, let's not merely say that we love each other; let us show the truth by our actions.
But all they gave him was lip service; they lied to him with their tongues.
Their hearts were not loyal to him. They did not keep his covenant.
Give me an eagerness for your laws rather than a love for money!
And so the Lord says, "These people say they are mine. They honor me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me. And their worship of me is nothing but man-made rules learned by rote.
You have planted them, and they have taken root and prospered. Your name is on their lips, but you are far from their hearts.
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