New International Version
Destructive forces are at work in the city; threats and lies never leave its streets.
King James Bible
Wickedness is in the midst thereof: deceit and guile depart not from her streets.
Darby Bible Translation
Perversities are in the midst thereof; and oppression and deceit depart not from its streets.
World English Bible
Destructive forces are within her. Threats and lies don't depart from her streets.
Young's Literal Translation
Mischiefs are in its midst. Fraud and deceit depart not from its street.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Day and night they go about - This and the following verse show the state of Jerusalem at this time. Indeed, they exhibit a fair view of the state of any city in the beginning of an insurrection. The leaders are plotting continually; going about to strengthen their party, and to sow new dissensions by misrepresentation, hypocrisy, calumny, and lies.
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LibraryJuly 9. "Cast Thy Burden on the Lord" (Ps. Lv. 22).
"Cast thy burden on the Lord" (Ps. lv. 22). Dear friends, sometimes we bring a burden to God, and we have such a groaning over it, and we seem to think God has a dreadful time, too, but in reality it does not burden Him at all. God says: It is a light thing for Me to do this for you. Your load, though heavy for you, is not heavy for Him. Christ carries the whole on one shoulder, not two shoulders. The government of the world is upon His shoulder. He is not struggling and groaning with it. His mighty …
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If Then to Sin, that Others May not Commit a Worse Sin...
Not a word from their mouth can be trusted; their heart is filled with malice. Their throat is an open grave; with their tongues they tell lies.
His mouth is full of lies and threats; trouble and evil are under his tongue.
who freely strut about when what is vile is honored by the human race.
from the wicked who are out to destroy me, from my mortal enemies who surround me.
Day and night they prowl about on its walls; malice and abuse are within it.
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