Psalms 55:11

“Wickedness is in the midst thereof: deceit and guile depart not from her streets.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Wickednesse is in the midst thereof: deceite and guile depart not from her streets.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Destruction is in her midst; Oppression and deceit do not depart from her streets.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Wickedness is in the midst thereof: Oppression and guile depart not from its streets.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Evil is there; cruel rule and deceit are ever in the streets.
- Basic English Bible

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

Wickedness is in the midst of it: deceit and guile depart not from her streets.
- Webster's Bible

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

Mischiefs [are] in its midst. Fraud and deceit depart not from its street.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(55:12) Wickedness is in the midst thereof; oppression and guile depart not from her broad place.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 55:11


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


Discussion for Psalms 55

  • Brianna vs. 22
    Since we are living in Satan's system ( 1 john 5:19) we HAVE TO rely on Jehovah. We will have burdens in this life, and if we don't share that burden with God, we will be crushed by them. Growing a relationship with God is not an option. We have to do so to truly enjoy life.
  • Sylvia Linton
    Lord, you are awesome
  • Claudina
    We should place every worry and challenge upon our lord, and he will take care of it all. However we do not have to question the results because what he does is holistic
  • Lilian
    Cast your burden upon the Lord and He shall sustain thee He shall never suffer the Righteousness to be moved. Thank you Jesus i will handover everything in to your hands Jesus for thy yoke is easy and my burden is light what a loving Father and powerful God we serve Amen hallelujah
  • Benny Steyn
    Our Father God is always there 24/ 7 waiting for our prayers.
  • Lens
    What a mighty God we serve. He loves, He forgives and He delivers. Oh! What a MIGHTY God we serve.

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