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Psalm 106:24-26 New English Translation (NET Bible)

24 They rejected the fruitful land;[a]
they did not believe his promise.[b]
25 They grumbled in their tents;[c]
they did not obey[d] the Lord.
26 So he made a solemn vow[e]
that he would make them die[f] in the wilderness,


  1. Psalm 106:24 tn Heb “a land of delight” (see also Jer 3:19; Zech 7:14).
  2. Psalm 106:24 tn Heb “his word.”
  3. Psalm 106:25 sn They grumbled in their tents. See Deut 1:27.
  4. Psalm 106:25 tn Heb “did not listen to the voice of.”
  5. Psalm 106:26 tn Heb “and he lifted his hand to [or “concerning”] them.” The idiom “to lift a hand” here refers to swearing an oath. One would sometimes solemnly lift one’s hand when making such a vow (see Ezek 20:5-6, 15).
  6. Psalm 106:26 tn Heb “to cause them to fall.”
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