New International Version
"But your eyes and your heart are set only on dishonest gain, on shedding innocent blood and on oppression and extortion."
King James Bible
But thine eyes and thine heart are not but for thy covetousness, and for to shed innocent blood, and for oppression, and for violence, to do it.
Darby Bible Translation
But thine eyes and thy heart are only on thine extortion, and on the blood of the innocent, to shed it, and on oppression and on violence, to do it.
World English Bible
But your eyes and your heart are not but for your covetousness, and for shedding innocent blood, and for oppression, and for violence, to do it.
Young's Literal Translation
But thine eyes and thy heart are not, Except on thy dishonest gain, And on shedding of innocent blood, And on oppression, and on doing of violence.
Jeremiah 22:17 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Shalt thou reign, etc - Dost thou think thou art a great king, because thou dwellest in a splendid palace?
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
violence. or incursion.
LibraryThe Life of Mr. James Mitchel.
Mr. James Mitchel was educated at the university of Edinburgh, and was, with some other of his fellow-students, made master of arts anno 1656. Mr. Robert Leighton (afterwards bishop Leighton), being then principal of that college, before the degree was conferred upon them, tendered to them the national and solemn league and covenant; which covenants, upon mature deliberation, he took, finding nothing in them but a short compend of the moral law, binding to our duty towards God and towards …
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Then he said to them, "Watch out! Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; life does not consist in an abundance of possessions."
2 Kings 24:4
including the shedding of innocent blood. For he had filled Jerusalem with innocent blood, and the LORD was not willing to forgive.
for their hearts plot violence, and their lips talk about making trouble.
They are dogs with mighty appetites; they never have enough. They are shepherds who lack understanding; they all turn to their own way, they seek their own gain.
This is what the LORD Almighty says: "Cut down the trees and build siege ramps against Jerusalem. This city must be punished; it is filled with oppression.
"From the least to the greatest, all are greedy for gain; prophets and priests alike, all practice deceit.
Therefore I will give their wives to other men and their fields to new owners. From the least to the greatest, all are greedy for gain; prophets and priests alike, all practice deceit.
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