Psalm 55:11
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New Living Translation
Everything is falling apart; threats and cheating are rampant in the streets.

King James Bible
Wickedness is in the midst thereof: deceit and guile depart not from her streets.

Darby Bible Translation
Perversities are in the midst thereof; and oppression and deceit depart not from its streets.

World English Bible
Destructive forces are within her. Threats and lies don't depart from her streets.

Young's Literal Translation
Mischiefs are in its midst. Fraud and deceit depart not from its street.

Psalm 55:11 Parallel
Commentary
Wesley's Notes on the Bible

55:11 Streets - The places of buying and selling, and of public commerce.

Psalm 55:11 Parallel Commentaries

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The Resemblance Between the Old Testament and the New.
1. Introduction, showing the necessity of proving the similarity of both dispensations in opposition to Servetus and the Anabaptists. 2. This similarity in general. Both covenants truly one, though differently administered. Three things in which they entirely agree. 3. First general similarity, or agreement--viz. that the Old Testament, equally with the New, extended its promises beyond the present life, and held out a sure hope of immortality. Reason for this resemblance. Objection answered. 4.
John Calvin—The Institutes of the Christian Religion

Covenant Duties.
It is here proposed to show, that every incumbent duty ought, in suitable circumstances, to be engaged to in the exercise of Covenanting. The law and covenant of God are co-extensive; and what is enjoined in the one is confirmed in the other. The proposals of that Covenant include its promises and its duties. The former are made and fulfilled by its glorious Originator; the latter are enjoined and obligatory on man. The duties of that Covenant are God's law; and the demands of the law are all made
John Cunningham—The Ordinance of Covenanting

Letter Xlv (Circa A. D. 1120) to a Youth Named Fulk, who Afterwards was Archdeacon of Langres
To a Youth Named Fulk, Who Afterwards Was Archdeacon of Langres He gravely warns Fulk, a Canon Regular, whom an uncle had by persuasions and promises drawn back to the world, to obey God and be faithful to Him rather than to his uncle. To the honourable young man Fulk, Brother Bernard, a sinner, wishes such joy in youth as in old age he will not regret. 1. I do not wonder at your surprise; I should wonder if you were not suprised [sic] that I should write to you, a countryman to a citizen, a monk
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux—Some Letters of Saint Bernard, Abbot of Clairvaux

Letter xix (A. D. 1127) to Suger, Abbot of S. Denis
To Suger, Abbot of S. Denis He praises Suger, who had unexpectedly renounced the pride and luxury of the world to give himself to the modest habits of the religious life. He blames severely the clerk who devotes himself rather to the service of princes than that of God. 1. A piece of good news has reached our district; it cannot fail to do great good to whomsoever it shall have come. For who that fear God, hearing what great things He has done for your soul, do not rejoice and wonder at the great
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux—Some Letters of Saint Bernard, Abbot of Clairvaux

Cross References
Psalm 5:9
My enemies cannot speak a truthful word. Their deepest desire is to destroy others. Their talk is foul, like the stench from an open grave. Their tongues are filled with flattery.

Psalm 10:7
Their mouths are full of cursing, lies, and threats. Trouble and evil are on the tips of their tongues.

Psalm 12:8
even though the wicked strut about, and evil is praised throughout the land.

Psalm 17:9
Protect me from wicked people who attack me, from murderous enemies who surround me.

Psalm 55:10
Its walls are patrolled day and night against invaders, but the real danger is wickedness within the city.

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