New Living Translation
Every time you punished us you were being just. We have sinned greatly, and you gave us only what we deserved.
King James Bible
Howbeit thou art just in all that is brought upon us; for thou hast done right, but we have done wickedly:
Darby Bible Translation
But thou art just in all that is come upon us; for thou hast acted according to truth, and we have done wickedly.
World English Bible
However you are just in all that is come on us; for you have dealt truly, but we have done wickedly;
Young's Literal Translation
and Thou art righteous concerning all that hath come upon us, for truth Thou hast done, and we have done wickedly;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
9:33 Thou art just. and c. - It becomes us, when we are under the rebukes of providence, be they ever so sharp, or ever so long continued, still to justify God, and to own we are punished less than our iniquities deserve.
LibraryThe Early Life of Malachy. Having Been Admitted to Holy Orders He Associates with Malchus
[Sidenote: 1095.] 1. Our Malachy, born in Ireland, of a barbarous people, was brought up there, and there received his education. But from the barbarism of his birth he contracted no taint, any more than the fishes of the sea from their native salt. But how delightful to reflect, that uncultured barbarism should have produced for us so worthy a fellow-citizen with the saints and member of the household of God. He who brings honey out of the rock and oil out of the flinty rock …
H. J. Lawlor—St. Bernard of Clairvaux's Life of St. Malachy of Armagh
The Gift of the Spirit
The Prophecy of Obadiah.
The Preface to the Commandments
Surely you wouldn't do such a thing, destroying the righteous along with the wicked. Why, you would be treating the righteous and the wicked exactly the same! Surely you wouldn't do that! Should not the Judge of all the earth do what is right?"
O LORD, God of Israel, you are just. We come before you in our guilt as nothing but an escaped remnant, though in such a condition none of us can stand in your presence."
Our kings, leaders, priests, and ancestors did not obey your Law or listen to the warnings in your commands and laws.
O LORD, you are righteous, and your regulations are fair.
LORD, you always give me justice when I bring a case before you. So let me bring you this complaint: Why are the wicked so prosperous? Why are evil people so happy?
They provoked my anger with all their wickedness. They burned incense and worshiped other gods--gods that neither they nor you nor any of your ancestors had ever even known.
But we have sinned and done wrong. We have rebelled against you and scorned your commands and regulations.
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