New Living Translation
When God began killing them, they finally sought him. They repented and took God seriously.
King James Bible
When he slew them, then they sought him: and they returned and inquired early after God.
Darby Bible Translation
When he slew them, then they sought him, and returned and sought early after �God;
World English Bible
When he killed them, then they inquired after him. They returned and sought God earnestly.
Young's Literal Translation
If He slew them, then they sought Him, And turned back, and sought God earnestly,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
78:34 Returned - From their idols. Enquired - Speedily sought to God for ease and safety.
Library"Thou Shalt Honor Thy Father and Thy Mother. "
From this Commandment we learn that after the excellent works of the first three Commandments there are no better works than to obey and serve all those who are set over us as superiors. For this reason also disobedience is a greater sin than murder, unchastity, theft and dishonesty, and all that these may include. For we can in no better way learn how to distinguish between greater and lesser sins than by noting the order of the Commandments of God, although there are distinctions also within the …
Dr. Martin Luther—A Treatise on Good Works
The Second Continental Journey.
Then the people came to Moses and cried out, "We have sinned by speaking against the LORD and against you. Pray that the LORD will take away the snakes." So Moses prayed for the people.
But when the people of Israel cried out to the LORD for help, the LORD again raised up a rescuer to save them. His name was Ehud son of Gera, a left-handed man of the tribe of Benjamin. The Israelites sent Ehud to deliver their tribute money to King Eglon of Moab.
A psalm of David, regarding a time when David was in the wilderness of Judah. O God, you are my God; I earnestly search for you. My soul thirsts for you; my whole body longs for you in this parched and weary land where there is no water.
All night long I search for you; in the morning I earnestly seek for God. For only when you come to judge the earth will people learn what is right.
I publicly proclaim bold promises. I do not whisper obscurities in some dark corner. I would not have told the people of Israel to seek me if I could not be found. I, the LORD, speak only what is true and declare only what is right.
Then I will return to my place until they admit their guilt and turn to me. For as soon as trouble comes, they will earnestly search for me."
"O Israel and Judah, what should I do with you?" asks the LORD. "For your love vanishes like the morning mist and disappears like dew in the sunlight.
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