New Living Translation
"What sorrow awaits you who build cities with money gained through murder and corruption!
King James Bible
Woe to him that buildeth a town with blood, and stablisheth a city by iniquity!
Darby Bible Translation
Woe to him that buildeth a town with blood, and establisheth a city by unrighteousness!
World English Bible
Woe to him who builds a town with blood, and establishes a city by iniquity!
Young's Literal Translation
Woe to him who is building a city by blood, And establishing a city by iniquity.
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"This is what the Sovereign LORD says: What sorrow awaits Jerusalem, the city of murderers! I myself will pile up the fuel beneath her.
You are building Jerusalem on a foundation of murder and corruption.
What sorrow awaits Nineveh, the city of murder and lies! She is crammed with wealth and is never without victims.
"But soon their captives will taunt them. They will mock them, saying, 'What sorrow awaits you thieves! Now you will get what you deserve! You've become rich by extortion, but how much longer can this go on?'
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