26:3 Maybe they will pay attention and each of them will stop living the evil way they do. 1 If they do that, then I will forgo destroying them 2 as I had intended to do because of the wicked things they have been doing. 3
26:13 But correct the way you have been living and do what is right. 4 Obey the Lord your God. If you do, the Lord will forgo destroying you as he threatened he would. 5
1 tn Heb “will turn from his wicked way.”
2 tn For the idiom and translation of terms involved here see 18:8 and the translator’s note there.
3 tn Heb “because of the wickedness of their deeds.”
4 tn Heb “Make good your ways and your actions.” For the same expression see 7:3, 5; 18:11.
5 tn For the idiom and translation of terms involved here see 18:8 and the translator’s note there.