19 “I myself said,

“‘How gladly would I treat you like my children
    and give you a pleasant land,(A)
    the most beautiful inheritance(B) of any nation.’
I thought you would call me ‘Father’(C)
    and not turn away from following me.

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19 But I said, How shall I put thee among the children, and give thee a pleasant land, a goodly heritage of the hosts of nations? and I said, Thou shalt call me, My father; and shalt not turn away from me.

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19 “But I said:

‘How can I put you among the children
And give you (A)a pleasant land,
A beautiful heritage of the hosts of nations?’

“And I said:

‘You shall call Me, (B)“My Father,”
And not turn away from Me.’

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Breaking Covenant Through Divorce

10 Do we not all have one Father[a]?(A) Did not one God create us?(B) Why do we profane the covenant(C) of our ancestors by being unfaithful(D) to one another?

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Footnotes

  1. Malachi 2:10 Or father

10 Have we not all one father? hath not one God created us? why do we deal treacherously every man against his brother, by profaning the covenant of our fathers?

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Treachery of Infidelity

10 (A)Have we not all one Father?
(B)Has not one God created us?
Why do we deal treacherously with one another
By profaning the covenant of the fathers?

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17 Since you call on a Father(A) who judges each person’s work(B) impartially,(C) live out your time as foreigners(D) here in reverent fear.(E)

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17 And if ye call on the Father, who without respect of persons judgeth according to every man's work, pass the time of your sojourning here in fear:

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17 And if you call on the Father, who (A)without partiality judges according to each one’s work, conduct yourselves throughout the time of your [a]stay here in fear;

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Peter 1:17 sojourning, dwelling as resident aliens

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