New International Version
Gilead is a city of evildoers, stained with footprints of blood.
King James Bible
Gilead is a city of them that work iniquity, and is polluted with blood.
Darby Bible Translation
Gilead is a city of them that work iniquity; it is tracked with blood.
World English Bible
Gilead is a city of those who work iniquity; it is stained with blood.
Young's Literal Translation
Gilead is a city of workers of iniquity, Slippery from blood.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Gilead is a city of them that work iniquity - In this place Jacob and Laban made their covenant, and set up a heap of stones, which was called Galeed, the heap of testimony; and most probably idolatry was set up here. Perhaps the very heap became the object of superstitious adoration.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
polluted with blood. or, cunning for blood.
LibraryOur Miseries, Messengers of Mercy
Three things I must do this morning; first, I must deal a blow, at the old Tempter, who has got the first hand at you; secondly, I will come to reason comfortably with you; and then, thirdly, I must lovingly persuade you, saying--"Come, let us return unto the Lord." I. First then, I must DEAL A BLOW AT THE OLD TEMPTER, WHO HAS GOT BEFORE ME AND HAS BEGUN TO DECEIVE YOU. I cannot tell what is the precise temptation that Satan has been using with you, but I think it is very likely to be one of four. …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 7: 1861
The Assyrian Captivity
The Work of Jesus Christ as an Advocate,
Do not let my heart be drawn to what is evil so that I take part in wicked deeds along with those who are evildoers; do not let me eat their delicacies.
There is only cursing, lying and murder, stealing and adultery; they break all bounds, and bloodshed follows bloodshed.
Is Gilead wicked? Its people are worthless! Do they sacrifice bulls in Gilgal? Their altars will be like piles of stones on a plowed field.
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