New International Version
The heavens will expose his guilt; the earth will rise up against him.
King James Bible
The heaven shall reveal his iniquity; and the earth shall rise up against him.
Darby Bible Translation
The heavens shall reveal his iniquity, and the earth shall rise up against him.
World English Bible
The heavens shall reveal his iniquity. The earth shall rise up against him.
Young's Literal Translation
Reveal do the heavens his iniquity, And earth is raising itself against him.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The heaven shall reveal his iniquity; and the earth shall rise up against him - Another allusion, if I mistake not, to the destruction of Korah and his company. The heaven revealed their iniquity; God declared out of heaven his judgment of their rebellion. "And the glory of the Lord appeared unto all the congregation;" Numbers 16:20, etc. And then the earth rose up against them. "The ground clave asunder that was under them, and the earth opened her mouth and swallowed them up; and they went down alive into the pit, and the earth closed upon them;" Numbers 16:31-33.
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The triumphing of the wicked is short.--JOB 20:5. Thou shalt bruise his heel.--This is your hour, and the power of darkness.--As the children are partakers of flesh and blood he also himself likewise took part of the same; that through death he might destroy him that had the power of death, that is, the devil.--Having spoiled principalities and powers, he made a shew of them openly, triumphing over them in it. Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about …
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Assemble before me all the elders of your tribes and all your officials, so that I can speak these words in their hearing and call the heavens and the earth to testify against them.
See, the LORD is coming out of his dwelling to punish the people of the earth for their sins. The earth will disclose the blood shed on it; the earth will conceal its slain no longer.
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