22:12 They take bribes within you to shed blood. You engage in usury and charge interest; 2 you extort money from your neighbors. You have forgotten me, 3 declares the sovereign Lord. 4
22:27 Her officials are like wolves in her midst rending their prey – shedding blood and destroying lives – so they can get dishonest profit.
1 tn Heb “Look! The princes of Israel, each according to his arm, were in you in order to shed blood.”
4 tn The second person verb forms are feminine singular in Hebrew, indicating that the personified city is addressed here as representing its citizens.