But they put God to the test and rebelled against the Most High; they did not keep his statutes.
Like their fathers1 they were disloyal and faithless, as unreliable as a faulty bow.2
References for Psalms 78:57
They angered him3 with their high places;4 they aroused his jealousy with their idols.5
References for Psalms 78:58
When God heard6 them, he was very angry;7 he rejected Israel8 completely.
References for Psalms 78:59
He abandoned the tabernacle of Shiloh,9 the tent he had set up among men.10
References for Psalms 78:60
He sent [the ark of] his might11 into captivity,12 his splendor into the hands of the enemy.
References for Psalms 78:61