New Living Translation
They boast against the very heavens, and their words strut throughout the earth.
King James Bible
They set their mouth against the heavens, and their tongue walketh through the earth.
Darby Bible Translation
They set their mouth in the heavens, and their tongue walketh through the earth.
World English Bible
They have set their mouth in the heavens. Their tongue walks through the earth.
Young's Literal Translation
They have set in the heavens their mouth, And their tongue walketh in the earth.
Psalm 73:9 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
73:9 Against - Against God, blaspheming his name, and deriding his providence. Walketh - Using all manner of liberty, reproaching all sorts of persons.
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 …
Frances Bevan—Hymns of Ter Steegen and Others (Second Series)
The Two Awakings
The Joy of the Lord.
And he spoke terrible words of blasphemy against God, slandering his name and his dwelling--that is, those who dwell in heaven.
They say, "We will lie to our hearts' content. Our lips are our own--who can stop us?"
For Jerusalem will stumble, and Judah will fall, because they speak out against the LORD and refuse to obey him. They provoke him to his face.
They look everywhere except to the Most High. They are as useless as a crooked bow. Their leaders will be killed by their enemies because of their insolence toward me. Then the people of Egypt will laugh at them.
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