New Living Translation
The scoffer will be gone, the arrogant will disappear, and those who plot evil will be killed.
King James Bible
For the terrible one is brought to nought, and the scorner is consumed, and all that watch for iniquity are cut off:
Darby Bible Translation
For the terrible one shall come to nought, and the scorner shall be no more, and all that watch for iniquity shall be cut off,
World English Bible
For the ruthless is brought to nothing, and the scoffer ceases, and all those who are alert to do evil are cut off--
Young's Literal Translation
For ceased hath the terrible one, And consumed hath been the scorner, And cut off have been all watching for iniquity,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
29:20 That watch - That early and diligently apply themselves to the practice of wickedness.
LibraryThe Upbringing of Jewish Children
The tenderness of the bond which united Jewish parents to their children appears even in the multiplicity and pictorialness of the expressions by which the various stages of child-life are designated in the Hebrew. Besides such general words as "ben" and "bath"--"son" and "daughter"--we find no fewer than nine different terms, each depicting a fresh stage of life. The first of these simply designates the babe as the newly--"born"--the "jeled," or, in the feminine, "jaldah"--as in Exodus 2:3, 6, 8. …
Alfred Edersheim—Sketches of Jewish Social Life
The New Testament Canon in the First Three Centuries.
Covenanting a Privilege of Believers.
Jesus Fails to Attend the Third Passover.
You will bring justice to the orphans and the oppressed, so mere people can no longer terrify them.
Mockers are proud and haughty; they act with boundless arrogance.
"I, the LORD, will punish the world for its evil and the wicked for their sin. I will crush the arrogance of the proud and humble the pride of the mighty.
But you are a tower of refuge to the poor, O LORD, a tower of refuge to the needy in distress. You are a refuge from the storm and a shelter from the heat. For the oppressive acts of ruthless people are like a storm beating against a wall,
Therefore, listen to this message from the LORD, you scoffing rulers in Jerusalem.
"But suddenly, your ruthless enemies will be crushed like the finest of dust. Your many attackers will be driven away like chaff before the wind. Suddenly, in an instant,
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.
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