New American Standard Bible
"In you they have taken bribes to shed blood; you have taken interest and profits, and you have injured your neighbors for gain by oppression, and you have forgotten Me," declares the Lord GOD.
King James Bible
In thee have they taken gifts to shed blood; thou hast taken usury and increase, and thou hast greedily gained of thy neighbours by extortion, and hast forgotten me, saith the Lord GOD.
Darby Bible Translation
In thee have they taken gifts to shed blood; thou hast taken usury and increase, and thou hast overreached thy neighbours by oppression, and hast forgotten me, saith the Lord Jehovah.
World English Bible
In you have they taken bribes to shed blood; you have taken interest and increase, and you have greedily gained of your neighbors by oppression, and have forgotten me, says the Lord Yahweh.
Young's Literal Translation
A bribe they have taken in thee to shed blood, Usury and increase thou hast taken, And cuttest off thy neighbour by oppression, And Me thou hast forgotten, An affirmation of the Lord Jehovah!
Ezekiel 22:12 Parallel
Library"In the Spirit and Power of Elias"
Through the long centuries that have passed since Elijah's time, the record of his lifework has brought inspiration and courage to those who have been called to stand for the right in the midst of apostasy. And for us, "upon whom the ends of the world are come" (1 Corinthians 10:11), it has special significance. History is being repeated. The world today has its Ahabs and its Jezebels. The present age is one of idolatry, as verily as was that in which Elijah lived. No outward shrine may be visible; …
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings
The Holy City; Or, the New Jerusalem:
"You shall not take a bribe, for a bribe blinds the clear-sighted and subverts the cause of the just.
You shall not oppress your neighbor, nor rob him. The wages of a hired man are not to remain with you all night until morning.
'Do not take usurious interest from him, but revere your God, that your countryman may live with you.
"You shall not distort justice; you shall not be partial, and you shall not take a bribe, for a bribe blinds the eyes of the wise and perverts the words of the righteous.
"You shall not charge interest to your countrymen: interest on money, food, or anything that may be loaned at interest.
'Cursed is he who accepts a bribe to strike down an innocent person.' And all the people shall say, 'Amen.'
They forgot God their Savior, Who had done great things in Egypt,
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