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

  • Andrea
    Thank God for his comforting words.
  • Jewels
    Thank You so very much for your words of wisdom!!!!
  • Librarygal143
    Dear God, please hear my prayer and heal my family. We have a lot of work to do this, but we can't do it without you. Thank you for listening, Father, in Jesus' Mighty Name, Amen.
  • David Davies
    V17. I am hugely encouraged by today's 6 07 17 verse of the day. Psalm 55 v17, we don't have to get depressed or worried, we can just take it to the in pray. Anytime and anyplace and he Will hear us. God promises that He will never turn away our prays. What a wonderful promise.
  • BSP
    We can pray to Jehovah God all day and no matter what time of day.
  • LadyA
    Lord God Thank you for your Grace

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