New Living Translation
"But those who still reject me are like the restless sea, which is never still but continually churns up mud and dirt.
King James Bible
But the wicked are like the troubled sea, when it cannot rest, whose waters cast up mire and dirt.
Darby Bible Translation
But the wicked are like the troubled sea, which cannot rest, and whose waters cast up mire and dirt.
World English Bible
But the wicked are like the troubled sea; for it can't rest, and its waters cast up mire and dirt.
Young's Literal Translation
And the wicked are as the driven out sea, For to rest it is not able, And its waters cast out filth and mire.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
57:20 Cast up - Their minds are restless, being perpetually hurried with their own lusts and passions, and with guilt, and the dread of the divine vengeance.
LibraryWhat the Ruler's Discrimination Should be Between Correction and Connivance, Between Fervour and Gentleness.
It should be known too that the vices of subjects ought sometimes to be prudently connived at, but indicated in that they are connived at; that things, even though openly known, ought sometimes to be seasonably tolerated, but sometimes, though hidden, be closely investigated; that they ought sometimes to be gently reproved, but sometimes vehemently censured. For, indeed, some things, as we have said, ought to be prudently connived at, but indicated in that they are connived at, so that, when the …
Leo the Great—Writings of Leo the Great
Of the Presence of God
Higher Degree of Prayer, which is that of the Simple Presence of God, or Active Contemplation.
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They are like wild waves of the sea, churning up the foam of their shameful deeds. They are like wandering stars, doomed forever to blackest darkness.
"Surely the light of the wicked will be snuffed out. The sparks of their fire will not glow.
The very look on their faces gives them away. They display their sin like the people of Sodom and don't even try to hide it. They are doomed! They have brought destruction upon themselves.
But the wicked are doomed, for they will get exactly what they deserve.
They don't know where to find peace or what it means to be just and good. They have mapped out crooked roads, and no one who follows them knows a moment's peace.
This message was given concerning Damascus. This is what the LORD says: "The towns of Hamath and Arpad are struck with fear, for they have heard the news of their destruction. Their hearts are troubled like a wild sea in a raging storm.
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