Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

They scoff, and in wickedness utter oppression: They speak loftily.

New American Standard Bible

They mock and wickedly speak of oppression;
They speak from on high.

King James Version

They are corrupt, and speak wickedly concerning oppression: they speak loftily.

Holman Bible

They mock, and they speak maliciously;
they arrogantly threaten oppression.

International Standard Version

In their mockery they speak evil; from their arrogant position they speak oppression.

A Conservative Version

They scoff, and in wickedness utter oppression. They speak loftily.

Amplified


They mock and wickedly speak of oppression;
They speak loftily [with malice].

Bible in Basic English

Their thoughts are deep with evil designs; their talk from their seats of power is of cruel acts.

Darby Translation

They mock and speak wickedly of oppression, they speak loftily:

Julia Smith Translation

They will mock and speak in evil of oppression: they will speak from elevation.

King James 2000

They are corrupt, and speak wickedly concerning oppression: they speak loftily.

Lexham Expanded Bible

They mock and speak maliciously of oppression; they speak [as though] from on high.

Modern King James verseion

They scoff and speak in malice of cruelty; from on high they speak.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

They corrupt others, and speak blasphemies maliciously; proud and presumptuous are their words.

NET Bible

They mock and say evil things; they proudly threaten violence.

New Heart English Bible

They scoff and speak with malice. In arrogance, they threaten oppression.

The Emphasized Bible

They mock, and wickedly command oppression, From on high, they command;

Webster

They are corrupt, and speak wickedly concerning oppression: they speak loftily.

World English Bible

They scoff and speak with malice. In arrogance, they threaten oppression.

Youngs Literal Translation

They do corruptly, And they speak in the wickedness of oppression, From on high they speak.

References

Fausets

Verse Info

Context Readings

God's Ways Vindicated

7 Their eyes stand out with fatness: They have more than heart could wish. 8 They scoff, and in wickedness utter oppression: They speak loftily. 9 They have set their mouth in the heavens, And their tongue walketh through the earth.


Cross References

Jude 1:16

These are murmurers, complainers, walking after their lusts (and their mouth speaketh great swelling words ), showing respect of persons for the sake of advantage.

Exodus 1:9-10

And he said unto his people, Behold, the people of the children of Israel are more and mightier than we:

1 Samuel 13:19

Now there was no smith found throughout all the land of Israel; for the Philistines said, Lest the Hebrews make them swords or spears:

1 Kings 21:7-29

And Jezebel his wife said unto him, Dost thou now govern the kingdom of Israel? arise, and eat bread, and let thy heart be merry: I will give thee the vineyard of Naboth the Jezreelite.

Psalm 10:2

In the pride of the wicked the poor is hotly pursued; Let them be taken in the devices that they have conceived.

Psalm 10:10-11

He croucheth, he boweth down, And the helpless fall by his strong ones.

Psalm 12:4-5

Who have said, With our tongue will we prevail; Our lips are our own: who is lord over us?

Psalm 17:10

They are inclosed in their own fat: With their mouth they speak proudly.

Psalm 53:1-4

The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God. Corrupt are they, and have done abominable iniquity; There is none that doeth good.

Proverbs 30:13-14

There is a generation, oh how lofty are their eyes! And their eyelids are lifted up.

Jeremiah 7:9-11

Will ye steal, murder, and commit adultery, and swear falsely, and burn incense unto Baal, and walk after other gods that ye have not known,

Hosea 7:16

They return, but not to him that is on high; they are like a deceitful bow; their princes shall fall by the sword for the rage of their tongue: this shall be their derision in the land of Egypt.

2 Peter 2:10

but chiefly them that walk after the flesh in the lust of defilement, and despise dominion. Daring, self-willed, they tremble not to rail at dignities:

2 Peter 2:18

For, uttering great swelling words of vanity, they entice in the lusts of the flesh, by lasciviousness, those who are just escaping from them that live in error;

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