New International Version
In you are people who accept bribes to shed blood; you take interest and make a profit from the poor. You extort unjust gain from your neighbors. And you have forgotten me, declares the Sovereign LORD.
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!
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
In thee have they discovered - They are guilty of the most abominable incest and unnatural lust.
On thee have they humbled - In their unholy and unnatural connexions, they have not abstained from those set apart because of their infirmities. The catalogue of crimes that follow is too plain to require comment.
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"I have set watchmen upon thy walls, O Jerusalem, which shall never hold their peace day nor night. Ye that are the Lord's remembrancers, keep not silence, and give Him no rest till He make Jerusalem a praise in the earth."--ISA. lxii. 6, 7. "And He saw that there was no man, and wondered that there was no intercessor."--ISA. lix. 16. "And I looked, and there was none to help; and I wondered, and there was none to uphold."--ISA. lxiii. 5. "There is none that calleth upon Thy name, that …
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How those who Fear Scourges and those who Contemn them are to be Admonished.
"Do not accept a bribe, for a bribe blinds those who see and twists the words of the innocent.
"'Do not defraud or rob your neighbor. "'Do not hold back the wages of a hired worker overnight.
Do not take interest or any profit from them, but fear your God, so that they may continue to live among you.
Do not pervert justice or show partiality. Do not accept a bribe, for a bribe blinds the eyes of the wise and twists the words of the innocent.
Do not charge a fellow Israelite interest, whether on money or food or anything else that may earn interest.
"Cursed is anyone who accepts a bribe to kill an innocent person." Then all the people shall say, "Amen!"
They forgot the God who saved them, who had done great things in Egypt,
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