New International Version
See what they spew from their mouths-- the words from their lips are sharp as swords, and they think, "Who can hear us?"
King James Bible
Behold, they belch out with their mouth: swords are in their lips: for who, say they, doth hear?
Darby Bible Translation
Behold, they belch out with their mouth; swords are in their lips: for who [say they] doth hear?
World English Bible
Behold, they spew with their mouth. Swords are in their lips, "For," they say, "who hears us?"
Young's Literal Translation
Lo, they belch out with their mouths, Swords are in their lips, for 'Who heareth?'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
They belch out with their mouth - They use the lowest insult, the basest abuse. They deal in sarcasm, ridicule, slander, and lies.
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2 Kings 18:35
Who of all the gods of these countries has been able to save his land from me? How then can the LORD deliver Jerusalem from my hand?"
Yet you say, 'What does God know? Does he judge through such darkness?
He says to himself, "God will never notice; he covers his face and never sees."
Dogs surround me, a pack of villains encircles me; they pierce my hands and my feet.
You who practice deceit, your tongue plots destruction; it is like a sharpened razor.
His talk is smooth as butter, yet war is in his heart; his words are more soothing than oil, yet they are drawn swords.
I am in the midst of lions; I am forced to dwell among ravenous beasts-- men whose teeth are spears and arrows, whose tongues are sharp swords.
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