Proverbs 21:7
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New International Version
The violence of the wicked will drag them away, for they refuse to do what is right.

King James Bible
The robbery of the wicked shall destroy them; because they refuse to do judgment.

Darby Bible Translation
The devastation of the wicked sweepeth them away, because they refuse to do what is right.

World English Bible
The violence of the wicked will drive them away, because they refuse to do what is right.

Young's Literal Translation
The spoil of the wicked catcheth them, Because they have refused to do judgment.

Proverbs 21:7 Parallel
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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The robbery of the wicked - The wicked shall be terrified and ruined by the means they use to aggrandize themselves. And as they refuse to do judgment, they shall have judgment without mercy.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

robbery

Proverbs 1:18,19 And they lay wait for their own blood; they lurk privately for their own lives...

Proverbs 10:6 Blessings are on the head of the just: but violence covers the mouth of the wicked.

Proverbs 22:22,23 Rob not the poor, because he is poor: neither oppress the afflicted in the gate...

Psalm 7:16 His mischief shall return on his own head, and his violent dealing shall come down on his own pate.

Psalm 9:16 The LORD is known by the judgment which he executes: the wicked is snared in the work of his own hands. Higgaion. Selah.

Isaiah 1:23,24 Your princes are rebellious, and companions of thieves: every one loves gifts, and follows after rewards: they judge not the fatherless...

Jeremiah 7:9-11,15 Will you steal, murder, and commit adultery, and swear falsely, and burn incense to Baal, and walk after other gods whom you know not...

Ezekiel 22:13,14 Behold, therefore I have smitten my hand at your dishonest gain which you have made...

Micah 3:9-12 Hear this, I pray you, you heads of the house of Jacob, and princes of the house of Israel, that abhor judgment...

destroy them

Zechariah 5:3,4 Then said he to me, This is the curse that goes forth over the face of the whole earth...

because

Proverbs 21:21 He that follows after righteousness and mercy finds life, righteousness, and honor.

Ezekiel 18:18 As for his father, because he cruelly oppressed, spoiled his brother by violence, and did that which is not good among his people, see...

Ephesians 5:6 Let no man deceive you with vain words: for because of these things comes the wrath of God on the children of disobedience.

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Definition of Actual Grace
1. GENERAL NOTION OF GRACE.--The best way to arrive at a correct definition of actual grace is by the synthetic method. We therefore begin with the general notion of grace. Like "nature,"(3) grace (gratia, {GREEK SMALL LETTER CHI}{GREEK SMALL LETTER ALPHA WITH OXIA}{GREEK SMALL LETTER RHO}{GREEK SMALL LETTER IOTA}{GREEK SMALL LETTER FINAL SIGMA}) is a word of wide reach, used in a great variety of senses. Habert(4) enumerates no less than fourteen; which, however, may be reduced to four. a) Subjectively,
Joseph Pohle—Grace, Actual and Habitual

How the Slothful and the Hasty are to be Admonished.
(Admonition 16.) Differently to be admonished are the slothful and the hasty. For the former are to be persuaded not to lose, by putting it off, the good they have to do; but the latter are to be admonished lest, while they forestall the time of good deeds by inconsiderate haste, they change their meritorious character. To the slothful therefore it is to be intimated, that often, when we will not do at the right time what we can, before long, when we will, we cannot. For the very indolence of
Leo the Great—Writings of Leo the Great

Proverbs
Many specimens of the so-called Wisdom Literature are preserved for us in the book of Proverbs, for its contents are by no means confined to what we call proverbs. The first nine chapters constitute a continuous discourse, almost in the manner of a sermon; and of the last two chapters, ch. xxx. is largely made up of enigmas, and xxxi. is in part a description of the good housewife. All, however, are rightly subsumed under the idea of wisdom, which to the Hebrew had always moral relations. The Hebrew
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

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