Isaiah 32:7

“The instruments also of the churl are evil: he deviseth wicked devices to destroy the poor with lying words, even when the needy speaketh right.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The instruments also of the churle are euill: he deuiseth wicked deuices, to destroy the poore with lying wordes, euen when the needie speaketh right.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

As for a rogue, his weapons are evil; He devises wicked schemes To destroy {the} afflicted with slander, Even though {the} needy one speaks what is right.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the instruments of the churl are evil: he deviseth wicked devices to destroy the meek with lying words, even when the needy speaketh right.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The designs of the false are evil, purposing the destruction of the poor man by false words, even when he is in the right.
- Basic English Bible

The instruments also of the churl are evil: he deviseth wicked devices to destroy the meek with lying words, even when the needy speaketh right.
- Darby Bible

The instruments also of the churl are evil: he deviseth wicked devices to destroy the poor with lying words, even when the needy speaketh right.
- Webster's Bible

The ways of the scoundrel are evil. He devises wicked devices to destroy the humble with lying words, even when the needy speaks right.
- World English Bible

And the miser -- his instruments [are] evil, He hath counselled wicked devices, To corrupt the poor with lying sayings, Even when the needy speaketh justly.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The instruments also of the churl are evil; he deviseth wicked devices to destroy the poor with lying words, and the needy when he speaketh right.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 32:7


32:7 Lying words - With false and unrighteous decrees. Even - When their cause is just and good.


Discussion for Isaiah 32:7

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