New Living Translation
What sorrow awaits the unjust judges and those who issue unfair laws.
King James Bible
Woe unto them that decree unrighteous decrees, and that write grievousness which they have prescribed;
Darby Bible Translation
Woe unto them that decree iniquitous decrees, and to the writers that prescribe oppression,
World English Bible
Woe to those who decree unrighteous decrees, and to the writers who write oppressive decrees;
Young's Literal Translation
Woe to those decreeing decrees of iniquity, And writers who have prescribed perverseness.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
10:1 Woe - Unto those magistrates who make unjust laws, and give unjust sentences. Grievousness - Grievous things, such unjust decrees as cause grief and vexation to their subjects.
LibraryThe Instrumentality of the Wicked Employed by God, While He Continues Free from Every Taint.
1. The carnal mind the source of the objections which are raised against the Providence of God. A primary objection, making a distinction between the permission and the will of God, refuted. Angels and men, good and bad, do nought but what has been decreed by God. This proved by examples. 2. All hidden movements directed to their end by the unseen but righteous instigation of God. Examples, with answers to objections. 3. These objections originate in a spirit of pride and blasphemy. Objection, that …
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No! You plot injustice in your hearts. You spread violence throughout the land.
Can unjust leaders claim that God is on their side--leaders whose decrees permit injustice?
The LORD comes forward to pronounce judgment on the elders and rulers of his people: "You have ruined Israel, my vineyard. Your houses are filled with things stolen from the poor.
They take bribes to let the wicked go free, and they punish the innocent.
Those who convict the innocent by their false testimony will disappear. A similar fate awaits those who use trickery to pervert justice and who tell lies to destroy the innocent.
No one cares about being fair and honest. The people's lawsuits are based on lies. They conceive evil deeds and then give birth to sin.
We know we have rebelled and have denied the LORD. We have turned our backs on our God. We know how unfair and oppressive we have been, carefully planning our deceitful lies.
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