Psalms 73:8

“They are corrupt, and speak wickedly concerning oppression: they speak loftily.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

They mock and wickedly speak of oppression; They speak from on high.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

They scoff, and in wickedness utter oppression: They speak loftily.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Their thoughts are deep with evil designs; their talk from their seats of power is of cruel acts.
- Basic English Bible

They mock and speak wickedly of oppression, they speak loftily:
- Darby Bible

They are corrupt, and speak wickedly concerning oppression: they speak loftily.
- Webster's Bible

They scoff and speak with malice. In arrogance, they threaten oppression.
- World English Bible

They do corruptly, And they speak in the wickedness of oppression, From on high they speak.
- Youngs Literal Bible

They scoff, and in wickedness utter oppression; they speak as if there were none on high.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 73:8


73:8 And speak - Boasting of their oppressions.


Discussion for Psalms 73:8

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