New International Version
They scoff, and speak with malice; with arrogance they threaten oppression.
King James Bible
They are corrupt, and speak wickedly concerning oppression: they speak loftily.
Darby Bible Translation
They mock and speak wickedly of oppression, they speak loftily:
World English Bible
They scoff and speak with malice. In arrogance, they threaten oppression.
Young's Literal Translation
They do corruptly, And they speak in the wickedness of oppression, From on high they speak.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
They are corrupt - ימיקו yamiku, they mock, act dissolutely.
And speak wickedly concerning oppression - They vindicate excessive acts of government: they push justice to its rigour. They neither show equity, lenity, nor mercy; they are cruel, and they vindicate their proceedings.
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Likewise, the tongue is a small part of the body, but it makes great boasts. Consider what a great forest is set on fire by a small spark.
2 Peter 2:18
For they mouth empty, boastful words and, by appealing to the lustful desires of the flesh, they entice people who are just escaping from those who live in error.
These people are grumblers and faultfinders; they follow their own evil desires; they boast about themselves and flatter others for their own advantage.
Blessed is the one who does not walk in step with the wicked or stand in the way that sinners take or sit in the company of mockers,
In his arrogance the wicked man hunts down the weak, who are caught in the schemes he devises.
His mouth is full of lies and threats; trouble and evil are under his tongue.
those who say, "By our tongues we will prevail; our own lips will defend us--who is lord over us?"
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