New Living Translation
But if you refuse to pay attention to this warning, I swear by my own name, says the LORD, that this palace will become a pile of rubble.'"
King James Bible
But if ye will not hear these words, I swear by myself, saith the LORD, that this house shall become a desolation.
Darby Bible Translation
But if ye will not hear these words, I have sworn by myself, saith Jehovah, that this house shall become a waste.
World English Bible
But if you will not hear these words, I swear by myself, says Yahweh, that this house shall become a desolation.
Young's Literal Translation
And if ye do not hear these words, By myself I have sworn -- an affirmation of Jehovah, That this house is for a desolation.
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LibraryThe Two Classes.
"Two men went up into the temple to pray."--Luke xvii. 10. I now want to speak of two classes: First, those who do not feel their need of a Saviour who have not been convinced of sin by the Spirit; and Second, those who are convinced of sin and cry, "What must I do to be saved?" All inquirers can be ranged under two heads: they have either the spirit of the Pharisee, or the spirit of the publican. If a man having the spirit of the Pharisee comes into an after-meeting, I know of no better portion …
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"To what Purpose is the Multitude of Your Sacrifices unto Me? Saith the Lord,"
And now, look, your house is abandoned and desolate.
For example, there was God's promise to Abraham. Since there was no one greater to swear by, God took an oath in his own name, saying:
"This is what the LORD says: Because you have obeyed me and have not withheld even your son, your only son, I swear by my own name that
"'But if you do not listen to me and refuse to keep the Sabbath holy, and if on the Sabbath day you bring loads of merchandise through the gates of Jerusalem just as on other days, then I will set fire to these gates. The fire will spread to the palaces, and no one will be able to put out the roaring flames.'"
"Say to them, 'This is what the LORD says: If you will not listen to me and obey my word I have given you,
"But listen to this message from the LORD, all you Judeans now living in Egypt: 'I have sworn by my great name,' says the LORD, 'that my name will no longer be spoken by any of the Judeans in the land of Egypt. None of you may invoke my name or use this oath: "As surely as the Sovereign LORD lives."
The Sovereign LORD has sworn by his own name, and this is what he, the LORD God of Heaven's Armies, says: "I despise the arrogance of Israel, and I hate their fortresses. I will give this city and everything in it to their enemies."
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