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A proud look, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood,
A proud look
A proud look
A generation! How lofty are its eyes, and its eyelashes uplifted.
The lawless one, in the loftiness of his countenance, will not enquire, God is not in any of his plots:
For, as for thee, an oppressed people, thou didst save, but, looks that were lofty, layedst thou low;
For this cause, doth arrogance deck them as a neck-chain, And a garment of wrong is their attire;
He that uttereth slander in secret against his friend, him, will I root out; One of lofty eyes, and of an ambitious heart, him shall I not be able to endure.
O Yahweh, my heart, is not haughty, nor are mine eyes, lofty, neither have I moved among great matters, or among affairs too wonderful for me.
The lofty looks of mean men, shall be humbled, And, the haughtiness of great men, shall be bowed down, - And Yahweh alone shall be exalted in that day.
The show of their face, hath answered against them, And their sin - like Sodom, have they told, they have not concealed it. Alas for their souls! For they have requited to themselves, calamity.
1 Peter 5:5
In like manner, ye younger men - submit yourselves unto elders; - All, however, one towards another, gird on humility; because, God, against the haughty, arrayeth himself, whereas, unto the lowly, he giveth favour.
An abomination to Yahweh, are lips that are false, but, he that dealeth faithfully, is his delight.
A faithful witness, will not deceive, but a false witness, uttereth deceitful things.
A false tongue, hateth them who are crushed by it, and, a flattering mouth, worketh occasion of stumbling.
Thou wilt destroy them who speak falsehood, - The man of bloodshed and of deceit, Yahweh abhorreth.
Hear the word of Yahweh, ye sons of Israel, - that, a controversy, hath Yahweh with the inhabitants of the land, because there is no faithfulness, nor lovingkindness, nor knowledge of God, in the land:
Ye, are, of your father - the adversary, and, the covetings of your father, ye choose to be doing. He, was, a murderer, from the beginning, and, in the truth, he stood not; because truth is not in him: Whensoever he speaketh falsehood, of his own, he speaketh; because, false, he is, and, the father of it.
Outside, are the dogs, and the sorcerers, and the unchaste, and the murderers, and the idolaters, and every one loving and doing falsehood.
If they say - Come with us, - Let us lie in wait for blood, Let us watch in secret for him who is needlessly innocent;
Cursed, be he that taketh a bribe to shed innocent blood. And all the people shall say - Amen.
2 Kings 24:4
moreover also, for the innocent blood that he had shed, so that he had filled Jerusalem with innocent blood, - which Yahweh was not willing to pardon.
Even when ye spread forth your open palms, I hide mine eyes from you; Yea, though ye multiply prayers, I am not hearkening, - Your hands, with deeds of blood, are filled.
For, your hands, are defiled with blood, And, your fingers, with iniquity, - Your lips, have spoken falsehood, and Your tongue, muttereth, perversity.