New Living Translation
For I will not fight against you forever; I will not always be angry. If I were, all people would pass away--all the souls I have made.
King James Bible
For I will not contend for ever, neither will I be always wroth: for the spirit should fail before me, and the souls which I have made.
Darby Bible Translation
For I will not contend for ever, neither will I be always wroth; for the spirit would fail before me, and the souls which I have made.
World English Bible
For I will not contend forever, neither will I be always angry; for the spirit would faint before me, and the souls who I have made.
Young's Literal Translation
For, not to the age do I strive, nor for ever am I wroth, For the spirit from before Me is feeble, And the souls I have made.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
57:16 For - I will not proceed to the utmost severity with sinful men.
LibraryWhat the Ruler's Discrimination Should be Between Correction and Connivance, Between Fervour and Gentleness.
It should be known too that the vices of subjects ought sometimes to be prudently connived at, but indicated in that they are connived at; that things, even though openly known, ought sometimes to be seasonably tolerated, but sometimes, though hidden, be closely investigated; that they ought sometimes to be gently reproved, but sometimes vehemently censured. For, indeed, some things, as we have said, ought to be prudently connived at, but indicated in that they are connived at, so that, when the …
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Then the LORD said, "My Spirit will not put up with humans for such a long time, for they are only mortal flesh. In the future, their normal lifespan will be no more than 120 years."
Will you be angry with us always? Will you prolong your wrath to all generations?
He will not constantly accuse us, nor remain angry forever.
For then the dust will return to the earth, and the spirit will return to God who gave it.
God, the LORD, created the heavens and stretched them out. He created the earth and everything in it. He gives breath to everyone, life to everyone who walks the earth. And it is he who says,
Surely you won't be angry forever! Surely you can forget about it!' So you talk, but you keep on doing all the evil you can."
So King Zedekiah secretly promised him, "As surely as the LORD our Creator lives, I will not kill you or hand you over to the men who want you dead."
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