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Deuteronomy 29:26

For they went and served other gods, and worshiped them, gods whom they knew not, and whom he had not given unto them:
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Knew not, as their gods. (Menochius) Indeed the gods of the heathens, were for the most part more recent than the days of Abraham, or of Moses, and only newly come up; (chap. xxxii. 17,) which was a sufficient proof that they were not gods. (Haydock) Assigned. It seems, as if God had in a manner abandoned other nations to the dominion of idols, while he chose Israel for his peculiar people. Hence, if they followed another god, they were to be treated as rebels. Hebrew may have another sense, "and from whom they have received nothing "Chaldean and Syriac. (Calmet) Septuagint, "gods to whom they were not faithful, (or whom they did not believe) and whom I did not appoint for them. "Even while the people pretended to follow the worship of idols, they could surely place no confidence in them, knowing that they were either mere creatures, or even the work of their own hands. (Haydock)

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation. - 2 Peter 1:20

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