2:30 Therefore the Lord, the God of Israel, says, ‘I really did say 1 that your house and your ancestor’s house would serve 2 me forever.’ But now the Lord says, ‘May it never be! 3 For I will honor those who honor me, but those who despise me will be cursed!
1 tn The infinitive absolute appears before the finite verb for emphasis.
2 tn Heb “walk about before.”
3 tn Heb “may it be far removed from me.”