New Living Translation
They scoff and speak only evil; in their pride they seek to crush others.
King James Bible
They are corrupt, and speak wickedly concerning oppression: they speak loftily.
Darby Bible Translation
They mock and speak wickedly of oppression, they speak loftily:
World English Bible
They scoff and speak with malice. In arrogance, they threaten oppression.
Young's Literal Translation
They do corruptly, And they speak in the wickedness of oppression, From on high they speak.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
73:8 And speak - Boasting of their oppressions.
LibraryThe Bride, the Lamb's Wife
"Whom have I in Heaven but Thee? and there is none upon earth that I desire beside Thee."--Ps. lxxiii. 25. Mechthild of Hellfde, 1277. tr., Emma Frances Bevan, 1899 Thus speaks the Bride whose feet have trod The chamber of eternal rest, The secret treasure-house of God, Where God is manifest: "Created things, arise and flee, Ye are but sorrow and care to me." This wide, wide world, so rich and fair, Thou sure canst find thy solace there? "Nay, 'neath the flowers the serpent glides, Amidst the bravery …
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The Two Awakings
The Joy of the Lord.
In the same way, the tongue is a small thing that makes grand speeches. But a tiny spark can set a great forest on fire.
2 Peter 2:18
They brag about themselves with empty, foolish boasting. With an appeal to twisted sexual desires, they lure back into sin those who have barely escaped from a lifestyle of deception.
These people are grumblers and complainers, living only to satisfy their desires. They brag loudly about themselves, and they flatter others to get what they want.
Oh, the joys of those who do not follow the advice of the wicked, or stand around with sinners, or join in with mockers.
The wicked arrogantly hunt down the poor. Let them be caught in the evil they plan for others.
Their mouths are full of cursing, lies, and threats. Trouble and evil are on the tips of their tongues.
They say, "We will lie to our hearts' content. Our lips are our own--who can stop us?"
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