Psalm 9:17
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New Living Translation
The wicked will go down to the grave. This is the fate of all the nations who ignore God.

King James Bible
The wicked shall be turned into hell, and all the nations that forget God.

Darby Bible Translation
The wicked shall be turned into Sheol, all the nations that forget God.

World English Bible
The wicked shall be turned back to Sheol, even all the nations that forget God.

Young's Literal Translation
The wicked do turn back to Sheol, All nations forgetting God.

Psalm 9:17 Parallel
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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

9:17 Forget - That do not regard God, nor his precepts, nor his threatenings and judgments.

Psalm 9:17 Parallel Commentaries

Library
"Because of his Importunity. "
"Nov. 19 [1846].--I am now led more and more to importune the Lord to send me the means, which are requisite in order that I may be able to commence the building. Because (1) it has been for some time past publicly stated in print, that I allow it is not without ground that some of the inhabitants of Wilson Street consider themselves inconvenienced by the Orphan-Houses being in that street, and I long therefore to be able to remove the Orphans from thence as soon as possible. (2) I become more and
George Müller—Answers to Prayer

The Desire of the Righteous Granted;
OR, A DISCOURSE OF THE RIGHTEOUS MAN'S DESIRES. ADVERTISEMENT BY THE EDITOR As the tree is known by its fruit, so is the state of a man's heart known by his desires. The desires of the righteous are the touchstone or standard of Christian sincerity--the evidence of the new birth--the spiritual barometer of faith and grace--and the springs of obedience. Christ and him crucified is the ground of all our hopes--the foundation upon which all our desires after God and holiness are built--and the root
John Bunyan—The Works of John Bunyan Volumes 1-3

Approaching Doom
The first years of Jehoiakim's reign were filled with warnings of approaching doom. The word of the Lord spoken by the prophets was about to be fulfilled. The Assyrian power to the northward, long supreme, was no longer to rule the nations. Egypt on the south, in whose power the king of Judah was vainly placing his trust, was soon to receive a decided check. All unexpectedly a new world power, the Babylonian Empire, was rising to the eastward and swiftly overshadowing all other nations. Within a
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

The Heart's Desire Given to Help Mission Work in China.
"Sept. 30 [1869].--From Yorkshire L50.--Received also One Thousand Pounds to-day for the Lord's work in China. About this donation it is especially to be noticed, that for months it had been my earnest desire to do more than ever for Mission Work in China, and I had already taken steps to carry out this desire, when this donation of One Thousand Pounds came to hand. This precious answer to prayer for means should be a particular encouragement to all who are engaged in the Lord's work, and who may
George Müller—Answers to Prayer

Cross References
Job 8:13
The same happens to all who forget God. The hopes of the godless evaporate.

Psalm 49:14
Like sheep, they are led to the grave, where death will be their shepherd. In the morning the godly will rule over them. Their bodies will rot in the grave, far from their grand estates.

Psalm 50:22
Repent, all of you who forget me, or I will tear you apart, and no one will help you.

Jeremiah 13:25
This is your allotment, the portion I have assigned to you," says the LORD, "for you have forgotten me, putting your trust in false gods.

Ezekiel 31:17
Its allies, too, were all destroyed and had passed away. They had gone down to the grave--all those nations that had lived in its shade.

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