16:16 But for now I, the Lord, say: 1 “I will send many enemies who will catch these people like fishermen. After that I will send others who will hunt them out like hunters from all the mountains, all the hills, and the crevices in the rocks. 2
17:24 The Lord says, 3 ‘You must make sure to obey me. You must not bring any loads through the gates of this city on the Sabbath day. You must set the Sabbath day apart to me. You must not do any work on that day.
18:6 “I, the Lord, say: 4 ‘O nation of Israel, can I not deal with you as this potter deals with the clay? 5 In my hands, you, O nation of Israel, are just like the clay in this potter’s hand.’
1 tn Heb “Oracle of the
2 tn Heb “Behold I am about to send for many fishermen and they will catch them. And after that I will send for many hunters and they will hunt them from every mountain and from every hill and from the cracks in the rocks.”
3 tn Heb “Oracle of the
5 tn The words “deals with the clay” are not in the text. They are part of an elliptical comparison and are supplied in the translation here for clarity.