New International Version
So people will be brought low and everyone humbled-- do not forgive them.
King James Bible
And the mean man boweth down, and the great man humbleth himself: therefore forgive them not.
Darby Bible Translation
And the mean man shall be bowed down, and the great man shall be brought low: and do not thou forgive them!
World English Bible
Man is brought low, and mankind is humbled; therefore don't forgive them.
Young's Literal Translation
And the low boweth down, and the high is humbled, And Thou acceptest them not.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Boweth down "Shall be bowed down" - This has reference to the preceding verse. They bowed themselves down to their idols, therefore shall they be bowed down and brought low under the avenging hand of God.
Therefore forgive them not - "And thou wilt not forgive them." - L.
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LibraryFor Godly Sorrow Worketh Repentance to Salvation, not to be Repented Of; but the Sorrow of the World Worketh Death. 2 Corinthians 7:10.
In this chapter the apostle refers to another epistle which he had formerly written to the church at Corinth, on a certain subject, in which they were greatly to blame. He speaks here of the effect that it; had, in bringing them to true repentance. They sorrowed after a godly sort. This was the evidence that their repentance was genuine. "For behold this self-same thing, that ye sorrowed after a godly sort, what carefulness it wrought in you, yea, what clearing of yourselves, yea, what indignation, …
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Do not cover up their guilt or blot out their sins from your sight, for they have thrown insults in the face of the builders.
both low and high, rich and poor alike:
You, LORD God Almighty, you who are the God of Israel, rouse yourself to punish all the nations; show no mercy to wicked traitors.
Surely the lowborn are but a breath, the highborn are but a lie. If weighed on a balance, they are nothing; together they are only a breath.
So people will be brought low and everyone humbled, the eyes of the arrogant humbled.
But you, LORD, know all their plots to kill me. Do not forgive their crimes or blot out their sins from your sight. Let them be overthrown before you; deal with them in the time of your anger.
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