New Living Translation
The people replied, "We would never abandon the LORD and serve other gods.
King James Bible
And the people answered and said, God forbid that we should forsake the LORD, to serve other gods;
Darby Bible Translation
And the people answered and said, Far be it from us that we should forsake Jehovah, to serve other gods;
World English Bible
The people answered, "Far be it from us that we should forsake Yahweh, to serve other gods;
Young's Literal Translation
And the people answer and say, 'Far be it from us to forsake Jehovah, to serve other gods;
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"So then every one of us shall give account of himself to God" (Rom. 14:12). In our last chapter we considered at some length the much debated and difficult question of the human will. We have shown that the will of the natural man is neither Sovereign nor free but, instead, a servant and slave. We have argued that a right conception of the sinner's will-its servitude-is essential to a just estimate of his depravity and ruin. The utter corruption and degradation of human nature is something which …
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Covenanting Performed in Former Ages with Approbation from Above.
The First Commandment
But if you refuse to serve the LORD, then choose today whom you will serve. Would you prefer the gods your ancestors served beyond the Euphrates? Or will it be the gods of the Amorites in whose land you now live? But as for me and my family, we will serve the LORD."
For the LORD our God is the one who rescued us and our ancestors from slavery in the land of Egypt. He performed mighty miracles before our very eyes. As we traveled through the wilderness among our enemies, he preserved us.
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