New Living Translation
Those who plant injustice will harvest disaster, and their reign of terror will come to an end.
King James Bible
He that soweth iniquity shall reap vanity: and the rod of his anger shall fail.
Darby Bible Translation
He that soweth unrighteousness shall reap iniquity, and the rod of his wrath shall have an end.
World English Bible
He who sows wickedness reaps trouble, and the rod of his fury will be destroyed.
Young's Literal Translation
Whoso is sowing perverseness reapeth sorrow, And the rod of his anger weareth out.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
22:8 The rod - That power which he used with fury shall be taken from him.
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My experience shows that those who plant trouble and cultivate evil will harvest the same.
The wicked will not rule the land of the godly, for then the godly might be tempted to do wrong.
Therefore, they must eat the bitter fruit of living their own way, choking on their own schemes.
"They have planted the wind and will harvest the whirlwind. The stalks of grain wither and produce nothing to eat. And even if there is any grain, foreigners will eat it.
"But you have cultivated wickedness and harvested a thriving crop of sins. You have eaten the fruit of lies--trusting in your military might, believing that great armies could make your nation safe.
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