21 These things you have done, and I kept silent;
(A)You thought that I was altogether like you;
But I will rebuke you,
And (B)set them in order before your eyes.

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21 These things you have done and (A)I kept silent;
You thought that I was just like you;
I will (B)rebuke you and present the case before your eyes.

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21 
“These things you have done and I kept silent;
You thought that I was just like you.
Now I will reprimand and denounce you and state the case in order before your eyes.

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21 When you did these things and I kept silent,(A)
    you thought I was exactly[a] like you.
But I now arraign(B) you
    and set my accusations(C) before you.

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  1. Psalm 50:21 Or thought the ‘I am’ was

21 These things hast thou done, and I kept silence; thou thoughtest that I was altogether such an one as thyself: but I will reprove thee, and set them in order before thine eyes.

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(A)Let the [a]wicked forsake his way,
And the unrighteous man (B)his thoughts;
Let him return to the Lord,
(C)And He will have mercy on him;
And to our God,
For He will abundantly pardon.

“For(D) My thoughts are not your thoughts,
Nor are your ways My ways,” says the Lord.
“For(E) as the heavens are higher than the earth,
So are My ways higher than your ways,
And My thoughts than your thoughts.

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  1. Isaiah 55:7 Lit. man of iniquity

(A)Let the wicked abandon his way,
And the unrighteous person his (B)thoughts;
And let him (C)return to the Lord,
And He will have (D)compassion on him,
And to our God,
For He will (E)abundantly pardon.
“For My thoughts are not (F)your thoughts,
Nor are (G)your ways My ways,” declares the Lord.
“For (H)as the heavens are higher than the earth,
So are My ways higher than your ways
And My thoughts than your thoughts.

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Let the wicked leave (behind) his way
And the unrighteous man his thoughts;
And let him return to the Lord,
And He will have compassion (mercy) on him,
And to our God,
For He will abundantly pardon.

“For My thoughts are not your thoughts,
Nor are your ways My ways,” declares the Lord.

“For as the heavens are higher than the earth,
So are My ways higher than your ways
And My thoughts higher than your thoughts.

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Let the wicked forsake(A) their ways
    and the unrighteous their thoughts.(B)
Let them turn(C) to the Lord, and he will have mercy(D) on them,
    and to our God, for he will freely pardon.(E)

“For my thoughts(F) are not your thoughts,
    neither are your ways my ways,”(G)
declares the Lord.
“As the heavens are higher than the earth,(H)
    so are my ways higher than your ways
    and my thoughts than your thoughts.(I)

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Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts: and let him return unto the Lord, and he will have mercy upon him; and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon.

For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, saith the Lord.

For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts.

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Because (A)the [a]carnal mind is enmity against God; for it is not subject to the law of God, (B)nor indeed can be.

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  1. Romans 8:7 fleshly

because the mind [a]set on the flesh is (A)hostile toward God; for it does not subject itself to the law of God, for it is not even able to do so,

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  1. Romans 8:7 Lit of the

the mind of the flesh [with its sinful pursuits] is actively hostile to God. It does not submit itself to God’s law, since it cannot,

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The mind governed by the flesh is hostile to God;(A) it does not submit to God’s law, nor can it do so.

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Because the carnal mind is enmity against God: for it is not subject to the law of God, neither indeed can be.

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22 that you (A)put off, concerning your former conduct, the old man which grows corrupt according to the deceitful lusts, 23 and (B)be renewed in the spirit of your mind, 24 and that you (C)put on the new man which was created according to God, in true righteousness and holiness.

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22 that, in reference to your former way of life, you are to (A)rid yourselves of the (B)old [a]self, which is being corrupted in accordance with the (C)lusts of deceit, 23 and that you are to be (D)renewed in the spirit of your minds, 24 and to (E)put on the (F)new [b]self, which [c](G)in the likeness of God has been created in righteousness and holiness of the truth.

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  1. Ephesians 4:22 Lit person
  2. Ephesians 4:24 Lit person
  3. Ephesians 4:24 Lit according to God

22 that, regarding your previous way of life, you put off your old self [completely discard your former nature], which is being corrupted through deceitful desires, 23 and be continually renewed in the spirit of your mind [having a fresh, untarnished mental and spiritual attitude], 24 and put on the new self [the regenerated and renewed nature], created in God’s image, [godlike] in the righteousness and holiness of the truth [living in a way that expresses to God your gratitude for your salvation].

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22 You were taught, with regard to your former way of life, to put off(A) your old self,(B) which is being corrupted by its deceitful desires;(C) 23 to be made new in the attitude of your minds;(D) 24 and to put on(E) the new self,(F) created to be like God in true righteousness and holiness.(G)

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