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They laugh at other people and speak of evil things; they are proud and make plans to oppress others.
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They have thought and spoken wickedness: they have spoken iniquity on high.
Psalm 53:1-4 Unto the end, for Maeleth, understandings to David. The fool said in his heart: There is no God.  They are corrupted, and become abominable in iniquities: there is none that doth good. . . .
Proverbs 30:13,14 A generation, whose eyes are lofty, and their eyelids lifted up on high. . . .
Psalm 10:2,10,11 Whilst the wicked man is proud, the poor is set on fire: they are caught in the counsels which they devise. . . .
Psalm 12:4,5 Who have said: We will magnify our tongue: our lips are our own: who is Lord over us? . . .
Exodus 1:9,10 And he said to his people: Behold the people of the children of Israel are numerous and stronger than we. . . .
1 Samuel 13:19 Now there was no smith to be found in all the land of Israel, for the Philistines had taken this precaution, lest the Hebrews should make them swords or spears.
1 Kings 21:7 Then Jezabel, his wife, said to him. Thou art of great authority indeed, and governest well the kingdom of Israel. Arise, and eat bread, and be of good cheer; I will give thee the vineyard of Naboth, the Jezrahelite.
Jeremiah 7:9-11 To steal, to murder, to commit adultery, to swear falsely, to offer to Baalim, and to go after strange gods, which you know not. . . .
Hosea 7:16 They returned, that they might be without yoke: they became like a deceitful bow: their princes shall fall by the sword, for the rage of their tongue. This is their derision in the land of Egypt.
2 Peter 2:10 And especially them who walk after the flesh in the lust of uncleanness and despise government: audacious, self willed, they fear not to bring in sects, blaspheming.
Jude 1:16 These are murmurers, full of complaints, walking according to their own desires: and their mouth speaketh proud things, admiring persons, for gain's sake.
ContextEndow the King with Your Justice
…7Their iniquity hath come forth, as it were from fatness: they have passed into the affection of the heart. 8They have thought and spoken wickedness: they have spoken iniquity on high.9They have set their mouth against heaven: and their tongue hath passed through the earth.…
Even so the tongue is indeed a little member and boasteth great things. Behold how small a fire kindleth a great wood.
2 Peter 2:18
For, speaking proud words of vanity, they allure by the desires of fleshly riotousness those who for a little while escape, such as converse in error:
These are murmurers, full of complaints, walking according to their own desires: and their mouth speaketh proud things, admiring persons, for gain's sake.
Blessed is the man who hath not walked in the counsel of the ungodly, nor stood in the way of sinners, nor sat in the chair of pestilence:
Whilst the wicked man is proud, the poor is set on fire: they are caught in the counsels which they devise.
His mouth is full of cursing, and of bitterness, and of deceit: under his tongue are labor and sorrow.
Who have said: We will magnify our tongue: our lips are our own: who is Lord over us?
They have shut up their fat: their mouth hath spoken proudly.
Iniquity is risen up into a rod of impiety: nothing of them shall remain, nor of their people, nor of the noise of them: and there shall be no rest among them.
Additional TranslationsThey mock and speak with malice; with arrogance they threaten oppression.They are corrupt, and speak wickedly concerning oppression: they speak loftily.
They scoff, and in wickedness utter oppression: They speak loftily.
They have taken counsel and spoken in wickedness: they have uttered unrighteousness loftily.
They mock and speak wickedly of oppression, they speak loftily:
They scoff, and in wickedness utter oppression: they speak loftily.
They are corrupt, and speak wickedly concerning oppression: they speak loftily.
They scoff and speak with malice. In arrogance, they threaten oppression.
They do corruptly, And they speak in the wickedness of oppression, From on high they speak.
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