Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

“For the rich men of the city are full of violence,
Her residents speak lies,
And their tongue is deceitful in their mouth.

King James Version

For the rich men thereof are full of violence, and the inhabitants thereof have spoken lies, and their tongue is deceitful in their mouth.

Holman Bible

For the wealthy of the city are full of violence,
and its residents speak lies;
the tongues in their mouths are deceitful.

International Standard Version

Her rich people are filled with violence, and her inhabitants tell lies their tongues speak deceitfully!

A Conservative Version

For the rich men of it are full of violence, and the inhabitants of it have spoken lies, and their tongue is deceitful in their mouth.

American Standard Version

For the rich men thereof are full of violence, and the inhabitants thereof have spoken lies, and their tongue is deceitful in their mouth.

Amplified


“For the rich men of the city are full of violence [of every kind];
Her inhabitants speak lies
And their tongue is deceitful in their mouth.

Bible in Basic English

For its men of wealth are cruel, and its people have said what is not true, and their tongue is false in their mouth.

Darby Translation

For her rich men are full of violence, and her inhabitants speak lies, and their tongue is deceitful in their mouth.

Julia Smith Translation

For her rich ones were full of violence, and her inhabitants spake falsehood, and their tongue of deceit in their mouth.

King James 2000

For her rich men are full of violence, and her inhabitants have spoken lies, and their tongue is deceitful in their mouth.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Because her rich are full of violence, and her inhabitants speak lies, and their tongue [is] deceitful in their mouth.

Modern King James verseion

For its rich men are full of violence, and its people have spoken lies, and their tongue is deceitful in their mouth.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

among those that be full of riches unrighteously gotten: where the citizens deal with falsity, speak lies, and have deceitful tongues in their mouths?

NET Bible

The city's rich men think nothing of resorting to violence; her inhabitants lie, their tongues speak deceptive words.

New Heart English Bible

Her rich men are full of violence, her inhabitants speak lies, and their tongue is deceitful in their speech.

The Emphasized Bible

For, her rich men, are full of violence, and, her inhabitants, have spoken falsehood, - and, their tongue, is deceitful in their mouth.

Webster

For the rich men thereof are full of violence, and the inhabitants thereof have spoken lies, and their tongue is deceitful in their mouth.

World English Bible

Her rich men are full of violence, her inhabitants speak lies, and their tongue is deceitful in their speech.

Youngs Literal Translation

Whose rich ones have been full of violence, And its inhabitants have spoken falsehood, And their tongue is deceitful in their mouth.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For the rich men
עשׁיר 
`ashiyr 
Usage: 23

and the inhabitants
ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

שׁקר 
Sheqer 
Usage: 113

לשׁנה לשׁן לשׁון 
Lashown 
Usage: 116

רמיּה 
R@miyah 
Usage: 15

References

Hastings

Context Readings

The Destruction Of The Wicked

11 “Can I justify wicked scales
And a bag of deceptive weights?
12 “For the rich men of the city are full of violence,
Her residents speak lies,
And their tongue is deceitful in their mouth.
13 “So also I will make you sick, striking you down,
Desolating you because of your sins.


Cross References

Isaiah 1:23

Your rulers are rebels
And companions of thieves;
Everyone loves a bribe
And chases after rewards.
They do not defend the orphan,
Nor does the widow’s plea come before them.

Jeremiah 9:8

“Their tongue is a deadly arrow;
It speaks deceit;
With his mouth one speaks peace to his neighbor,
But inwardly he sets an ambush for him.

Hosea 7:13

Woe to them, for they have strayed from Me!
Destruction is theirs, for they have rebelled against Me!
I would redeem them, but they speak lies against Me.

Isaiah 5:7

For the vineyard of the Lord of hosts is the house of Israel
And the men of Judah His delightful plant.
Thus He looked for justice, but behold, bloodshed;
For righteousness, but behold, a cry of distress.

Jeremiah 9:2-6

Oh that I had in the desert
A wayfarers’ lodging place;
That I might leave my people
And go from them!
For all of them are adulterers,
An assembly of treacherous men.

Micah 2:1-2

Woe to those who scheme iniquity,
Who work out evil on their beds!
When morning comes, they do it,
For it is in the power of their hands.

Isaiah 3:8

For Jerusalem has stumbled and Judah has fallen,
Because their speech and their actions are against the Lord,
To rebel against His glorious presence.

Isaiah 59:3-15

For your hands are defiled with blood
And your fingers with iniquity;
Your lips have spoken falsehood,
Your tongue mutters wickedness.

Jeremiah 5:5-6

“I will go to the great
And will speak to them,
For they know the way of the Lord
And the ordinance of their God.”
But they too, with one accord, have broken the yoke
And burst the bonds.

Jeremiah 5:26-29

‘For wicked men are found among My people,
They watch like fowlers lying in wait;
They set a trap,
They catch men.

Jeremiah 6:6-7

For thus says the Lord of hosts,
Cut down her trees
And cast up a siege against Jerusalem.
This is the city to be punished,
In whose midst there is only oppression.

Ezekiel 22:6-13

“Behold, the rulers of Israel, each according to his power, have been in you for the purpose of shedding blood.

Ezekiel 22:25-29

There is a conspiracy of her prophets in her midst like a roaring lion tearing the prey. They have devoured lives; they have taken treasure and precious things; they have made many widows in the midst of her.

Hosea 4:1-2

Listen to the word of the Lord, O sons of Israel,
For the Lord has a case against the inhabitants of the land,
Because there is no faithfulness or kindness
Or knowledge of God in the land.

Hosea 7:1

When I would heal Israel,
The iniquity of Ephraim is uncovered,
And the evil deeds of Samaria,
For they deal falsely;
The thief enters in,
Bandits raid outside,

Amos 5:11-12

Therefore because you impose heavy rent on the poor
And exact a tribute of grain from them,
Though you have built houses of well-hewn stone,
Yet you will not live in them;
You have planted pleasant vineyards, yet you will not drink their wine.

Amos 6:1-3

Woe to those who are at ease in Zion
And to those who feel secure in the mountain of Samaria,
The distinguished men of the foremost of nations,
To whom the house of Israel comes.

Micah 3:1-3

And I said,
Hear now, heads of Jacob
And rulers of the house of Israel.
Is it not for you to know justice?

Micah 3:9-11

Now hear this, heads of the house of Jacob
And rulers of the house of Israel,
Who abhor justice
And twist everything that is straight,

Micah 7:2-6

The godly person has perished from the land,
And there is no upright person among men.
All of them lie in wait for bloodshed;
Each of them hunts the other with a net.

Zephaniah 3:3

Her princes within her are roaring lions,
Her judges are wolves at evening;
They leave nothing for the morning.

Romans 3:13

Their throat is an open grave,
With their tongues they keep deceiving,”
The poison of asps is under their lips”;

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