New Living Translation
Don't let liars prosper here in our land. Cause great disasters to fall on the violent.
King James Bible
Let not an evil speaker be established in the earth: evil shall hunt the violent man to overthrow him.
Darby Bible Translation
Let not the man of evil tongue be established in the earth: evil shall hunt the man of violence to his ruin.
World English Bible
An evil speaker won't be established in the earth. Evil will hunt the violent man to overthrow him.
Young's Literal Translation
A talkative man is not established in the earth, One of violence -- evil hunteth to overflowing.
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CommentaryPsalm 140:11 Parallel Commentaries
The piety of the Old Testament Church is reflected with more clearness and variety in the Psalter than in any other book of the Old Testament. It constitutes the response of the Church to the divine demands of prophecy, and, in a less degree, of law; or, rather, it expresses those emotions and aspirations of the universal heart which lie deeper than any formal demand. It is the speech of the soul face to face with God. Its words are as simple and unaffected as human words can be, for it is the genius …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
The trouble they make for others backfires on them. The violence they plan falls on their own heads.
Break the arms of these wicked, evil people! Go after them until the last one is destroyed.
Calamity will surely overtake the wicked, and those who hate the righteous will be punished.
God will turn the sins of evil people back on them. He will destroy them for their sins. The LORD our God will destroy them.
For the choir director: A psalm of David. O LORD, rescue me from evil people. Protect me from those who are violent,
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