Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

Aye! ye all do work, perversity, - Throughout the land, your hands, weigh out, violence!

New American Standard Bible

No, in heart you work unrighteousness;
On earth you weigh out the violence of your hands.

King James Version

Yea, in heart ye work wickedness; ye weigh the violence of your hands in the earth.

Holman Bible

No, you practice injustice in your hearts;
with your hands you weigh out violence in the land.

International Standard Version

As a matter of fact, in your heart you plan iniquities! In the land your hands are violent!

A Conservative Version

No! In heart ye work wickedness. Ye weigh out the violence of your hands in the earth.

American Standard Version

Nay, in heart ye work wickedness; Ye weigh out the violence of your hands in the earth.

Amplified


No, in your heart you devise wrongdoing;
On earth you deal out the violence of your hands.

Bible in Basic English

The purposes of your hearts are evil; your hands are full of cruel doings on the earth.

Darby Translation

Yea, in heart ye work wickedness; ye weigh out the violence of your hands in the earth.

Julia Smith Translation

Also in heart ye will work evil; in the earth ye will roll the violence of your hands.

King James 2000

Yea, in heart you work wickedness; you weigh out the violence of your hands in the earth.

Lexham Expanded Bible

No, in [your] heart you plan injustices; in the land you weigh out the violence of your hands.

Modern King James verseion

Yes, in heart you work the evil, you weigh the violence of your hands in the land.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But ye imagine mischief in your hearts, and your hands deal with wickedness.

NET Bible

No! You plan how to do what is unjust; you deal out violence in the earth.

New Heart English Bible

No, in your heart you plot injustice. You measure out the violence of your hands in the earth.

Webster

Yes, in heart ye work wickedness; ye weigh the violence of your hands in the earth.

World English Bible

No, in your heart you plot injustice. You measure out the violence of your hands in the earth.

Youngs Literal Translation

Even in heart ye work iniquities, In the land the violence of your hands ye ponder.

Context Readings

A Cry Against Injustice

1 Are ye, indeed, silent when righteousness, ye should speak? When, with equity, ye should judge, O ye sons of men? 2 Aye! ye all do work, perversity, - Throughout the land, your hands, weigh out, violence! 3 Lawless men have been estranged from birth, They have gone astray from their nativity, speaking falsehood;


Cross References

Psalm 94:20

Shall the throne that inflicteth ruin, have fellowship with thee, That frameth oppression, by statute?

Isaiah 10:1

Alas! for them who ordain iniquitous decree, - And, busy writers, who make a business of writing mischief:

Psalm 21:11

For they have held out, against thee, a wicked thing, They have devised a scheme they cannot accomplish.

Ecclesiastes 3:16

Then, again, I saw under the sun, the place of justice, that there was lawlessness, and, the place of righteousness, that there was lawlessness.

Isaiah 26:7

The path of a righteous man, is, even, - O Upright One! the track of a righteous man, thou makest level.

Isaiah 59:4-6

None, sueth in righteousness, and None, pleadeth in faithfulness, - Men are trusting in confusion, And speaking vanity, Conceiving wickedness And bringing forth iniquity:

Jeremiah 22:16-17

Did he not plead the cause of the oppressed and the needy, And, then, it was well? Was not, that, to know, me? Demandeth Yahweh.

Ezekiel 22:12

Bribes, have they accepted in thee, For the sake of shedding blood,-Interest and increase, hast thou accepted And thou hast overreached thy neighbour by oppression, And me, hast thou forgotten, Declareth My Lord Yahweh.

Ezekiel 22:27

Her rulers within her have been like wolves, rending prey,- In shedding blood In destroying lives, For the sake of getting dishonest gain.

Micah 3:1-3

Then said I, Hear, I pray you, ye heads of Jacob, and ye judges of the house of Israel, - Is it not yours to know justice?

Micah 3:9-12

Hear this, I pray you, ye heads of the house of Jacob, and ye judges of the house of Israel, - who abhor justice, and, all right, do pervert:

Malachi 3:15

Now, therefore, we are pronouncing happy - the proud, - and, the doers of lawlessness have, even been built up, and, they who have put God to the proof, have even been delivered.

John 11:47-53

The High-priests and Pharisees, therefore, brought together a high-council, and were saying - What are we to do, in that, this man, doeth, many signs?

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