New Living Translation
I will turn my eyes from them as these robbers invade and defile my treasured land.
King James Bible
My face will I turn also from them, and they shall pollute my secret place: for the robbers shall enter into it, and defile it.
Darby Bible Translation
And I will turn my face from them; and they shall profane my secret place; and the violent shall enter into it, and profane it.
World English Bible
My face will I turn also from them, and they shall profane my secret [place]; and robbers shall enter into it, and profane it.
Young's Literal Translation
And I have turned My face from them, And they have polluted My hidden place, Yea, come into it have destroyers, and polluted it.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
7:22 Turn - Either from the Jews, or from the Chaldeans, neither relieving the one nor restraining the other. Secret place - The temple, and the holy of holies. Robbers - The soldiers.
LibraryThere is a Blessedness in Reversion
Blessed are the poor in spirit. Matthew 5:3 Having done with the occasion, I come now to the sermon itself. Blessed are the poor in spirit'. Christ does not begin his Sermon on the Mount as the Law was delivered on the mount, with commands and threatenings, the trumpet sounding, the fire flaming, the earth quaking, and the hearts of the Israelites too for fear; but our Saviour (whose lips dropped as the honeycomb') begins with promises and blessings. So sweet and ravishing was the doctrine of this …
Thomas Watson—The Beatitudes: An Exposition of Matthew 5:1-12
I will scatter my people before their enemies as the east wind scatters dust. And in all their trouble I will turn my back on them and refuse to notice their distress."
"'For Israel has forsaken me and turned this valley into a place of wickedness. The people burn incense to foreign gods--idols never before acknowledged by this generation, by their ancestors, or by the kings of Judah. And they have filled this place with the blood of innocent children.
Yes, all the houses in Jerusalem, including the palace of Judah's kings, will become like Topheth--all the houses where you burned incense on the rooftops to your star gods, and where liquid offerings were poured out to your idols.'"
The nations will then know why Israel was sent away to exile--it was punishment for sin, for they were unfaithful to their God. Therefore, I turned away from them and let their enemies destroy them.
I turned my face away and punished them because of their defilement and their sins.
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