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He will destroy them because of those words; all who see them will shake their heads.
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And their tongues against them are made weak. All that saw them were troubled;
Psalm 59:12 For the sin of their mouth, and the word of their lips: and let them be taken in their pride. And for their cursing and lying they shall be talked of,
Psalm 140:9 The head of them compassing me about: the labour of their lips shall overwhelm them.
Job 15:6 Thy own mouth shall condemn thee, and not I: and thy own lips shall answer thee.
Proverbs 12:13 For the sins of the lips ruin draweth nigh to the evil man: but the just shall escape out of distress.
Proverbs 18:7 The mouth of a fool is his destruction: and his lips are the ruin of his soul.
Matthew 21:41 They say to him: He will bring those evil men to an evil end and let out his vineyard to other husbandmen that shall render him the fruit in due season.
Luke 19:22 He saith to him: Out of thy own mouth I judge thee, thou wicked servant. Thou knewest that I was an austere man, taking up what I laid not down and reaping that which I did not sow.
Psalm 31:11 I am become a reproach among all my enemies, and very much to my neighbours; and a fear to my acquaintances. They that saw me without fled from me.
Psalm 52:6 The just shall see and fear, and shall laugh at him, and say:
Numbers 16:34 But all Israel, that was standing round about, fled at the cry of them that were perishing: saying: Lest perhaps the earth swallow us up also.
1 Samuel 31:3-7 And the whole weight of the battle was turned upon Saul: and the archers overtook him, and he was grievously wounded by the archers. . . .
Nahum 3:7 And it shall come to pass that every one that shall see thee, shall flee from thee, and shall say: Ninive is laid waste: who shall bemoan thee? whence shall I seek a comforter for thee?
Revelation 18:4,10 And I heard another voice from heaven, saying: Go out from her, my people; that you be not partakers of her sins and that you receive not of her plagues. . . .
ContextThe Hurtful Tongue
…7And God shall be exalted. The arrows of children are their wounds: 8And their tongues against them are made weak. All that saw them were troubled;9And every man was afraid. And they declared the works of God, and understood his doings.…
When my enemy shall be turned back: they shall be weakened, and perish before thy face.
All they that saw me have laughed me to scorn: they have spoken with the lips, and wagged the head.
Thou hast made us a reproach to our neighbours, a scoff and derision to them that are round about us.
For the sins of the lips ruin draweth nigh to the evil man: but the just shall escape out of distress.
The mouth of a fool is his destruction: and his lips are the ruin of his soul.
That their land might be given up to desolation, and to a perpetual hissing: every one that shall pass by it, shall be astonished, and wag his head.
For Israel hath been a derision unto them: as though thou hadst found him amongst thieves: for thy words therefore, which thou hast spoken against him, thou shalt be led away captive.
Samech. All they that passed by the way have clapped their hands at thee: they have hissed, and wagged their heads at the daughter of Jerusalem, saying: Is this the city of perfect beauty, the joy of all the earth?
Additional TranslationsThey will be made to stumble, their own tongues turned against them. All who see will shake their heads.So they shall make their own tongue to fall on themselves: all that see them shall flee away.
So they shall be made to stumble, their own tongue being against them: All that see them shall wag the head.
and their tongues have set him at nought, all that saw them were troubled;
By their own tongue they are made to fall over one another: all that see them shall flee away.
So they shall be made to stumble, their own tongue being against them: all that see them shall wag the head.
So they shall make their own tongue to fall upon themselves: all that see them shall flee away.
Their own tongues shall ruin them. All who see them will shake their heads.
And they cause him to stumble, Against them is their own tongue, Every looker on them fleeth away.
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