New Living Translation
Can unjust leaders claim that God is on their side--leaders whose decrees permit injustice?
King James Bible
Shall the throne of iniquity have fellowship with thee, which frameth mischief by a law?
Darby Bible Translation
Shall the throne of wickedness be united to thee, which frameth mischief into a law?
World English Bible
Shall the throne of wickedness have fellowship with you, which brings about mischief by statute?
Young's Literal Translation
Is a throne of mischief joined with Thee? A framer of perverseness by statute?
Psalm 94:20 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
94:20 Shall - Wilt thou take part with the unrighteous powers of the world who oppress thy people. A law - By virtue of those unrighteous decrees which they have made.
LibraryOut of the Deep of Suffering and Sorrow.
Save me, O God, for the waters are come in even unto my soul: I am come into deep waters; so that the floods run over me.--Ps. lxix. 1, 2. I am brought into so great trouble and misery: that I go mourning all the day long.--Ps. xxxviii. 6. The sorrows of my heart are enlarged: Oh! bring Thou me out of my distress.--Ps. xxv. 17. The Lord hath heard the voice of my weeping: the Lord will receive my prayer.--Ps. vi. 8. In the multitude of the sorrows which I had in my heart, Thy comforts have refreshed …
Charles Kingsley—Out of the Deep
In Death and after Death
How they are to be Admonished who Lament Sins of Deed, and those who Lament Only Sins of Thought.
But God says to the wicked: "Why bother reciting my decrees and pretending to obey my covenant?
No! You plot injustice in your hearts. You spread violence throughout the land.
What sorrow awaits the unjust judges and those who issue unfair laws.
This is what the LORD says: 'Let the record show that this man Jehoiachin was childless. He is a failure, for none of his children will succeed him on the throne of David to rule over Judah.'
In the evening the men went together to the king and said, "Your Majesty, you know that according to the law of the Medes and the Persians, no law that the king signs can be changed."
You push away every thought of coming disaster, but your actions only bring the day of judgment closer.
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