1 Samuel 2:17

“Wherefore the sin of the young men was very great before the LORD: for men abhorred the offering of the LORD.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Wherefore the sinne of the yong men was very great before the Lord: for men abhorred the offering of the Lord.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Thus the sin of the young men was very great before the LORD, for the men despised the offering of the LORD.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the sin of the young men was very great before Jehovah; for the men despised the offering of Jehovah.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the sin of these young men was very great before the Lord; for they gave no honour to the Lord's offerings.
- Basic English Bible

And the sin of the young men was very great before Jehovah, for men despised the offering of Jehovah.
- Darby Bible

Wherefore the sin of the young men was very great before the LORD: for men abhorred the offering of the LORD.
- Webster's Bible

The sin of the young men was very great before Yahweh; for the men despised the offering of Yahweh.
- World English Bible

And the sin of the young men is very great [in] the presence of Jehovah, for the men have despised the offering of Jehovah.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And the sin of the young men was very great before the LORD; for the men dealt contemptuously with the offering of the LORD.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Samuel 2:17


2:17 Abhorred - But we know the validity and efficacy of the sacraments does not depend on the goodness of those that administer them. It was therefore folly and sin in the people, to think the worse of God's institutions. But it was the much greater sin of the priests, that gave them occasion so to do.


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