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Psalms 109:18Wrench

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[The swindler] clothes himself with cheating.
[He hides his corpulent flesh] in a suit of corruption.
So [boomerang his] graft [to] pervade his bowels like acid, like [toxic] oil seeping into his bones.

Crime

Note: lit. like water. Cursing = slighting, grabbing the long end of the stick.


Other English Bible translations of Psalms 109:18:

Complete Jewish Bible (Sacred Name Version)CJB-SNHe clothed himself with cursing as routinely as with his coat; May it enter inside him as easily as water, as easily as oil into his bones.
New International Version (Sacred Name)NIV-SRHe wore cursing as his garment; it entered into his body like water, into his bones like oil.
New International Readers Version (Sacred Name)NIRV-SNThey called down curses on others as easily as they put on clothes. Cursing was as natural to them as getting a drink of water or putting olive oil on their bodies.
New Living Translation (Sacred Name Version)NLT-SNCursing is as much a part of him as his clothing, or as the water he drinks, or the rich food he eats.
New Revised Standard (Sacred Name Edition)NRSV-SNHe clothed himself with cursing as his coat, may it soak into his body like water, like oil into his bones.
The Message (Sacred Name Version)MSG-SNHe dressed up in curses like a fine suit of clothes; he drank curses, took his baths in curses.
Good News Translation (Sacred Name)GNT-SNHe cursed as naturally as he dressed himself; may his own curses soak into his body like water and into his bones like oil!
New American Standard (Sacred Name Bible)NASB-SNBut he clothed himself with cursing as with his garment, And it entered into his body like water And like oil into his bones.
King James Version (unedited)KJVAs he clothed himself with cursing like as with his garment, so let it come into his bowels like water, and like oil into his bones.
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