New Living Translation
What sorrow for those who drag their sins behind them with ropes made of lies, who drag wickedness behind them like a cart!
King James Bible
Woe unto them that draw iniquity with cords of vanity, and sin as it were with a cart rope:
Darby Bible Translation
Woe unto them that draw iniquity with cords of vanity, and sin as with cart-ropes!
World English Bible
Woe to those who draw iniquity with cords of falsehood, and wickedness as with cart rope;
Young's Literal Translation
Woe to those drawing out iniquity with cords of vanity, And as with thick ropes of the cart -- sin.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
5:18 That draw - That are not only drawn to sin by the allurements of the world; but are active and illustrious in drawing sin to themselves. Cords - Or, with cords of lying, as the last word frequently signifies, with vain and deceitful arguments and pretences, whereby sinners generally draw themselves to sin. A rope - With all their might, as beasts commonly do that draw carts with ropes.
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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.
For the land is full of adultery, and it lies under a curse. The land itself is in mourning--its wilderness pastures are dried up. For they all do evil and abuse what power they have.
Each time Jehudi finished reading three or four columns, the king took a knife and cut off that section of the scroll. He then threw it into the fire, section by section, until the whole scroll was burned up.
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