Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

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

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.

American Standard 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 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 the heart could imagine. 8 They scoff and speak in malice of cruelty; from on high they speak. 9 They set their mouth against the heavens, and their tongue walks through the earth.


Cross References

Jude 1:16

These are murmurers, complainers, leading lives according to their lusts. And their mouth speaks proud things, admiring faces for the sake of gain.

Exodus 1:9-10

And he said to his people, Behold, the people of the sons of Israel are many and mightier than we.

1 Samuel 13:19

And there was no smith found throughout all the land of Israel. For the Philistines said, Lest the Hebrews make swords or spears.

1 Kings 21:7-29

And his wife Jezebel said to him, Do you now rule over Israel? Rise up, eat food, and let your heart be good. I will give you the vineyard of Naboth of Jezreel.

Psalm 10:2

The wicked in his pride persecutes the poor; let them be taken in the plans that they have imagined.

Psalm 10:10-11

He crouches and bows, and the poor have fallen by his might.

Psalm 12:4-5

that has said, With our tongue we shall do much; our lips are our own; who is lord over us?

Psalm 17:10

They are enclosed in their own fat; with their mouth they speak proudly,

Psalm 53:1-4

To the Chief Musician on Mahalath. A contemplation. A Psalm of David. The fool has said in his heart, There is no God. They acted corruptly, and have worked out abominable wickedness; there is not one doing good.

Proverbs 30:13-14

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

Jeremiah 7:9-11

Will you steal, murder, and commit adultery, and swear falsely, and burn incense to Baal, and walk after other gods whom you do not know;

Hosea 7:16

They return, but not to the Most High. They are like a deceitful bow; their rulers shall fall by the sword from the rage of their tongue. This shall be their scorn in the land of Egypt.

2 Peter 2:10

and especially those who walk after the flesh in the lust of uncleanness, and despise dominion. They are darers, self-pleasing; not trembling at glories, speaking evil.

2 Peter 2:18

For when they speak great swelling words of vanity, they lure through the lusts of the flesh, by unbridled lust, the ones who were escaping from those who live in error;

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