New International Version
There are those who hate the one who upholds justice in court and detest the one who tells the truth.
King James Bible
They hate him that rebuketh in the gate, and they abhor him that speaketh uprightly.
Darby Bible Translation
They hate him that reproveth in the gate, and they abhor him that speaketh uprightly.
World English Bible
They hate him who reproves in the gate, and they abhor him who speaks blamelessly.
Young's Literal Translation
They have hated a reprover in the gate, And a plain speaker they abominate.
Amos 5:10 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
They hate him that rebuketh in the gate - They cannot bear an upright magistrate, and will not have righteous laws executed.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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Their Redeemer is strong.--JER. 50:34. I know your manifold transgressions and your mighty sins.--I have laid help upon one that is mighty.--The Lord. . . thy Saviour and thy Redeemer, the mighty one of Jacob.--Mighty to save.--Able to keep you from falling.--Where sin abounded, grace did much more abound. He that believeth on him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God.--He is able . . . to save them …
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path
Whether, by Penance, Man is Restored to his Former Dignity?
Journey to Jerusalem. Ten Lepers. Concerning the Kingdom.
The Prophecy of Obadiah.
Have I now become your enemy by telling you the truth?
1 Kings 22:8
The king of Israel answered Jehoshaphat, "There is still one prophet through whom we can inquire of the LORD, but I hate him because he never prophesies anything good about me, but always bad. He is Micaiah son of Imlah." "The king should not say such a thing," Jehoshaphat replied.
Mockers resent correction, so they avoid the wise.
those who with a word make someone out to be guilty, who ensnare the defender in court and with false testimony deprive the innocent of justice.
Truth is nowhere to be found, and whoever shuns evil becomes a prey. The LORD looked and was displeased that there was no justice.
I have not run away from being your shepherd; you know I have not desired the day of despair. What passes my lips is open before you.
But Ebed-Melek, a Cushite, an official in the royal palace, heard that they had put Jeremiah into the cistern. While the king was sitting in the Benjamin Gate,
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