Psalm 55:11
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New American Standard Bible
Destruction is in her midst; Oppression and deceit do not depart from her streets.

King James Bible
Wickedness is in the midst thereof: deceit and guile depart not from her streets.

Darby Bible Translation
Perversities are in the midst thereof; and oppression and deceit depart not from its streets.

World English Bible
Destructive forces are within her. Threats and lies don't depart from her streets.

Young's Literal Translation
Mischiefs are in its midst. Fraud and deceit depart not from its street.

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Wickedness is in the midst thereof - That is, the wickedness connected with rebellion and revolt.

Deceit and guile depart not from her streets - They are everywhere. They are found in every street and alley. They pervade all classes of the people. The word rendered "deceit" means rather "oppression." This was connected with "guile," or with "deceit." That is, wrong would be everywhere committed, and the perpetration of those wrongs would be connected with false representations, and false pretences - a state of things that might be expected in the unnatural rebellion under Absalom.

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The Arrest
Our study of the closing scenes of the life of our Lord begins at the point where He fell into the hands of the representatives of justice; and this took place at the gate of Gethsemane and at the midnight hour. On the eastern side of Jerusalem, the ground slopes downwards to the bed of the Brook Kedron; and on the further side of the stream rises the Mount of Olives. The side of the hill was laid out in gardens or orchards belonging to the inhabitants of the city; and Gethsemane was one of these.
James Stalker—The Trial and Death of Jesus Christ

Concerning Persecution
Blessed are they which are persecuted for righteousness' sake for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Matthew 5:10 We are now come to the last beatitude: Blessed are they which are persecuted . . '. Our Lord Christ would have us reckon the cost. Which of you intending to build a tower sitteth not down first and counteth the cost, whether he have enough to finish it?' (Luke 14:28). Religion will cost us the tears of repentance and the blood of persecution. But we see here a great encouragement that may
Thomas Watson—The Beatitudes: An Exposition of Matthew 5:1-12

Cross References
Psalm 5:9
There is nothing reliable in what they say; Their inward part is destruction itself. Their throat is an open grave; They flatter with their tongue.

Psalm 10:7
His mouth is full of curses and deceit and oppression; Under his tongue is mischief and wickedness.

Psalm 12:8
The wicked strut about on every side When vileness is exalted among the sons of men.

Psalm 17:9
From the wicked who despoil me, My deadly enemies who surround me.

Psalm 55:10
Day and night they go around her upon her walls, And iniquity and mischief are in her midst.

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