New International Version
But the wicked are like the tossing sea, which cannot rest, whose waves cast up mire and mud.
King James Bible
But the wicked are like the troubled sea, when it cannot rest, whose waters cast up mire and dirt.
Darby Bible Translation
But the wicked are like the troubled sea, which cannot rest, and whose waters cast up mire and dirt.
World English Bible
But the wicked are like the troubled sea; for it can't rest, and its waters cast up mire and dirt.
Young's Literal Translation
And the wicked are as the driven out sea, For to rest it is not able, And its waters cast out filth and mire.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
I create the fruit of the lips - "The sacrifice of praise," saith St. Paul, Hebrews 13:15, "is the fruit of the lips." God creates this fruit of the lips, by giving new subject and cause of thanksgiving by his mercies conferred on those among his people, who acknowledge and bewail their transgressions, and return to him. The great subject of thanksgiving is peace, reconciliation and pardon, offered to them that are nigh, and to them that are afar off, not only to the Jew, but also to the Gentile, as St. Paul more than once applies those terms, Ephesians 2:13, Ephesians 2:17. See also Acts 2:39.
Peace to him that is far off "That is, to the penitent; and to him that is near, i.e., the righteous." - Kimchi.
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Thus saith the High and Lofty One that inhabiteth eternity, whose name is Holy: I dwell in the High and Holy place, with him that is of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite ones.'--Isa. lvii. 15. Very wonderful is the revelation we have in Isaiah of God, the Holy One, as the Redeemer and the Saviour of His people. In the midst of the people whom He created and formed for Himself, He will as the Holy One dwell, showing forth …
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They are wild waves of the sea, foaming up their shame; wandering stars, for whom blackest darkness has been reserved forever.
"The lamp of a wicked man is snuffed out; the flame of his fire stops burning.
The look on their faces testifies against them; they parade their sin like Sodom; they do not hide it. Woe to them! They have brought disaster upon themselves.
Woe to the wicked! Disaster is upon them! They will be paid back for what their hands have done.
The way of peace they do not know; there is no justice in their paths. They have turned them into crooked roads; no one who walks along them will know peace.
Concerning Damascus: "Hamath and Arpad are dismayed, for they have heard bad news. They are disheartened, troubled like the restless sea.
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