New American Standard Bible
The violence of the wicked will drag them away, Because they refuse to act with justice.
King James Bible
The robbery of the wicked shall destroy them; because they refuse to do judgment.
Darby Bible Translation
The devastation of the wicked sweepeth them away, because they refuse to do what is right.
World English Bible
The violence of the wicked will drive them away, because they refuse to do what is right.
Young's Literal Translation
The spoil of the wicked catcheth them, Because they have refused to do judgment.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Robbery - Probably the "violence" which the wicked practice.
Shall destroy them - More literally, carries them away.
LibraryEpistle Cvi. To Syagrius, Ætherius, virgilius, and Desiderius, Bishops .
To Syagrius, Ætherius, Virgilius, and Desiderius, Bishops  . Gregory to Syagrius of Augustodunum (Autun), Etherius of Lugdunum (Lyons), Virgilius of Aretale (Arles), and Desiderius of Vienna (Vienne), bishops of Gaul. A paribus. Our Head, which is Christ, has to this end willed us to be His members, that through the bond of charity and faith He might make us one body in Himself. And to Him it befits us so to adhere in heart, that, since without Him we can be nothing, through Him we may …
Saint Gregory the Great—the Epistles of Saint Gregory the Great
For those who turn justice into wormwood And cast righteousness down to the earth."
Now hear this, heads of the house of Jacob And rulers of the house of Israel, Who abhor justice And twist everything that is straight,
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