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A proud look, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood,
A proud look
A proud look
There is a generation, O how full of pride are their eyes! O how their brows are lifted up!
The evil-doer in his pride says, God will not make a search. All his thoughts are, There is no God.
For you are the saviour of those who are in trouble; but eyes full of pride will be made low.
For this reason pride is round them like a chain; they are clothed with violent behaviour as with a robe.
Lord, there is no pride in my heart and my eyes are not lifted up; and I have not taken part in great undertakings, or in things over-hard for me.
The high looks of man will be put to shame, and the pride of men will be made low, and only the Lord will be lifted up in that day.
Their respect for a man's position is a witness against them; and their sin is open to the view of all; like that of Sodom, it is not covered. A curse on their soul! for the measure of their sin is full.
1 Peter 5:5
And in the same way, let the younger men be ruled by the older ones. Let all of you put away pride and make yourselves ready to be servants: for God is a hater of pride, but he gives grace to those who make themselves low.
False lips are hated by the Lord, but those whose acts are true are his delight.
A true witness does not say what is false, but a false witness is breathing out deceit.
A false tongue has hate for those who have clean hearts, and a smooth mouth is a cause of falling.
You will send destruction on those whose words are false; the cruel man and the man of deceit are hated by the Lord.
Give ear to the word of the Lord, O children of Israel; for the Lord has a cause against the people of this land, because there is no good faith in it, and no mercy and no knowledge of God in the land.
You are the children of your father the Evil One and it is your pleasure to do his desires. From the first he was a taker of life; and he did not go in the true way because there is no true thing in him. When he says what is false, it is natural to him, for he is false and the father of what is false.
Outside are the dogs, and those who make use of evil powers, those who make themselves unclean, and the takers of life, and those who give worship to images, and everyone whose delight is in what is false.
If they say, Come with us; let us make designs against the good, waiting secretly for the upright, without cause;
Cursed is he who for a reward puts to death one who has done no wrong. And let all the people say, So be it.
2 Kings 24:4
And because of the death of those who had done no wrong, for he made Jerusalem full of the blood of the upright; and the Lord had no forgiveness for it.
And when your hands are stretched out to me, my eyes will be turned away from you: even though you go on making prayers, I will not give ear: your hands are full of blood.
For your hands are unclean with blood, and your fingers with sin; your lips have said false things, and your tongue gives out deceit.