Psalm 55:11
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New International Version
Destructive forces are at work in the city; threats and lies never leave its 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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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Day and night they go about - This and the following verse show the state of Jerusalem at this time. Indeed, they exhibit a fair view of the state of any city in the beginning of an insurrection. The leaders are plotting continually; going about to strengthen their party, and to sow new dissensions by misrepresentation, hypocrisy, calumny, and lies.

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Ezekiel 22:1-12 Moreover the word of the LORD came to me, saying...

Acts 7:51,52 You stiff necked and uncircumcised in heart and ears, you do always resist the Holy Ghost: as your fathers did, so do you...


Psalm 109:2,3 For the mouth of the wicked and the mouth of the deceitful are opened against me: they have spoken against me with a lying tongue...

Isaiah 59:7 Their feet run to evil, and they make haste to shed innocent blood: their thoughts are thoughts of iniquity...

Jeremiah 5:26,27 For among my people are found wicked men: they lay wait, as he that sets snares; they set a trap, they catch men...

Jeremiah 9:3-5 And they bend their tongues like their bow for lies: but they are not valiant for the truth on the earth...

Matthew 26:4 And consulted that they might take Jesus by subtlety, and kill him.

July 9. "Cast Thy Burden on the Lord" (Ps. Lv. 22).
"Cast thy burden on the Lord" (Ps. lv. 22). Dear friends, sometimes we bring a burden to God, and we have such a groaning over it, and we seem to think God has a dreadful time, too, but in reality it does not burden Him at all. God says: It is a light thing for Me to do this for you. Your load, though heavy for you, is not heavy for Him. Christ carries the whole on one shoulder, not two shoulders. The government of the world is upon His shoulder. He is not struggling and groaning with it. His mighty
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth

If Then to Sin, that Others May not Commit a Worse Sin...
21. If then to sin, that others may not commit a worse sin, either against us or against any, without doubt we ought not; it is to be considered in that which Lot did, whether it be an example which we ought to imitate, or rather one which we ought to avoid. For it seems meet to be more looked into and noted, that, when so horrible an evil from the most flagitious impiety of the Sodomites was impending over his guests, which he wished to ward off and was not able, to such a degree may even that just
St. Augustine—Against Lying

Cross References
Psalm 5:9
Not a word from their mouth can be trusted; their heart is filled with malice. Their throat is an open grave; with their tongues they tell lies.

Psalm 10:7
His mouth is full of lies and threats; trouble and evil are under his tongue.

Psalm 12:8
who freely strut about when what is vile is honored by the human race.

Psalm 17:9
from the wicked who are out to destroy me, from my mortal enemies who surround me.

Psalm 55:10
Day and night they prowl about on its walls; malice and abuse are within it.

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