New Living Translation
They have teeth like swords and fangs like knives. They devour the poor from the earth and the needy from among humanity.
King James Bible
There is a generation, whose teeth are as swords, and their jaw teeth as knives, to devour the poor from off the earth, and the needy from among men.
Darby Bible Translation
a generation whose teeth are swords, and their jaw-teeth knives, to devour the afflicted from off the earth, and the needy from among men.
World English Bible
There is a generation whose teeth are like swords, and their jaws like knives, to devour the poor from the earth, and the needy from among men.
Young's Literal Translation
A generation -- swords are their teeth, And knives -- their jaw-teeth, To consume the poor from earth, And the needy from among men.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
30:14 Devour - Extortioners, and cruel oppressors.
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I broke the jaws of godless oppressors and plucked their victims from their teeth.
Will those who do evil never learn? They eat up my people like bread and wouldn't think of praying to the LORD.
I am surrounded by fierce lions who greedily devour human prey--whose teeth pierce like spears and arrows, and whose tongues cut like swords.
Praise the LORD, who did not let their teeth tear us apart!
The leech has two suckers that cry out, "More, more!" There are three things that are never satisfied--no, four that never say, "Enough!":
The LORD comes forward to pronounce judgment on the elders and rulers of his people: "You have ruined Israel, my vineyard. Your houses are filled with things stolen from the poor.
Listen to this, you who rob the poor and trample down the needy!
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