Parallel Verses

World English Bible

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

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 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.

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 bulge with fat. Their minds pass the limits of conceit. 8 They scoff and speak with malice. In arrogance, they threaten oppression. 9 They have set their mouth in the heavens. Their tongue walks through the earth.


Cross References

Jude 1:16

These are murmurers and complainers, walking after their lusts (and their mouth speaks proud things), showing respect of persons to gain advantage.

Exodus 1:9-10

He said to 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

Jezebel his wife said to him, "Do you now govern the kingdom of Israel? Arise, and eat bread, and let your heart be merry. I will give you the vineyard of Naboth the Jezreelite."

Psalm 10:2

In arrogance, the wicked hunt down the weak. They are caught in the schemes that they devise.

Psalm 10:10-11

The helpless are crushed. They collapse. They fall under his strength.

Psalm 12:4-5

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

Psalm 17:10

They close up their callous hearts. With their mouth they speak proudly.

Psalm 53:1-4

The fool has said in his heart, "There is no God." They are corrupt, and have done abominable iniquity. There is no one who does good.

Proverbs 30:13-14

There is a generation, oh how lofty are their eyes! 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 that you have not known,

Hosea 7:16

They return, but not to the Most High. They are like a faulty bow. Their princes will fall by the sword for the rage of their tongue. This will be their derision in the land of Egypt.

2 Peter 2:10

but chiefly those who walk after the flesh in the lust of defilement, and despise authority. Daring, self-willed, they are not afraid to speak evil of dignitaries;

2 Peter 2:18

For, uttering great swelling words of emptiness, they entice in the lusts of the flesh, by licentiousness, those who are indeed escaping from those who live in error;

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