New International Version
How long will you assault me? Would all of you throw me down-- this leaning wall, this tottering fence?
King James Bible
How long will ye imagine mischief against a man? ye shall be slain all of you: as a bowing wall shall ye be, and as a tottering fence.
Darby Bible Translation
How long will ye assail a man; will ye [seek], all of you, to break him down as a bowing wall or a tottering fence?
World English Bible
How long will you assault a man, would all of you throw him down, Like a leaning wall, like a tottering fence?
Young's Literal Translation
Till when do ye devise mischief against a man? Ye are destroyed all of you, As a wall inclined, a hedge that is cast down.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
How long will ye imagine mischief - The original word, תהותתו tehothethu, has been translated variously; rush upon, rage against, stir yourselves up, thrust against: the root is התת hathath or התה hathah, to rush violently upon, to assault. It points out the disorderly riotous manner in which this rebellion was conducted.
As a bowing wall - a tottering fence - Ye are just ready to fall upon others, and destroy them; and in that fall yourselves shall be destroyed: "Ye shall be slain the whole of you."
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LibraryApril 3. "My Expectation is from Him" (Ps. Lxii. 5).
"My expectation is from Him" (Ps. lxii. 5). When we believe for a blessing, we must take the attitude of faith, and begin to act and pray as if we had our blessing. We must treat God as if He had given us our request. We must lean our weight over upon Him for the thing that we have claimed, and just take it for granted that He gives it, and is going to continue to give it. This is the attitude of trust. When the wife is married, she at once falls into a new attitude, and acts in accordance with the …
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Your words have supported those who stumbled; you have strengthened faltering knees.
this sin will become for you like a high wall, cracked and bulging, that collapses suddenly, in an instant.
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