New Living Translation
Don't let them get away with their wickedness; in your anger, O God, bring them down.
King James Bible
Shall they escape by iniquity? in thine anger cast down the people, O God.
Darby Bible Translation
Shall they escape by iniquity? In anger cast down the peoples, O God.
World English Bible
Shall they escape by iniquity? In anger cast down the peoples, God.
Young's Literal Translation
By iniquity they escape, In anger the peoples put down, O God.
Psalm 56:7 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
56:7 Escape - Shall they secure themselves by injurious and malicious practices. The people - These who are mine enemies.
LibraryMotives to Holy Mourning
Let me exhort Christians to holy mourning. I now persuade to such a mourning as will prepare the soul for blessedness. Oh that our hearts were spiritual limbecs, distilling the water of holy tears! Christ's doves weep. They that escape shall be like doves of the valleys, all of them mourning, every one for his iniquity' (Ezekiel 7:16). There are several divine motives to holy mourning: 1 Tears cannot be put to a better use. If you weep for outward losses, you lose your tears. It is like a shower …
Thomas Watson—The Beatitudes: An Exposition of Matthew 5:1-12
The Providence of God
Facing Life's Record
Degrees of Sin
Since you judge others for doing these things, why do you think you can avoid God's judgment when you do the same things?
Look! Those who do evil have fallen! They are thrown down, never to rise again.
But you, O God, will send the wicked down to the pit of destruction. Murderers and liars will die young, but I am trusting you to save me.
A false witness will not go unpunished, nor will a liar escape.
"Nevertheless, this man of Israel's royal family rebelled against Babylon, sending ambassadors to Egypt to request a great army and many horses. Can Israel break her sworn treaties like that and get away with it?
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