They take bribes within you to shed blood. You engage in usury and charge interest; 1 you extort money from your neighbors. You have forgotten me, 2 declares the sovereign Lord. 3
In you men accept bribes to shed blood; you take usury and excessive interest and make unjust gain from your neighbours by extortion. And you have forgotten me, declares the Sovereign LORD.
"In you they have taken bribes to shed blood; you have taken interest and profits, and you have injured your neighbors for gain by oppression, and you have forgotten Me," declares the Lord GOD.
There are hired murderers, loan racketeers, and extortioners everywhere! They never even think of me and my commands, says the Sovereign LORD.
Murder is for hire, usury is rampant, extortion is commonplace. "'And you've forgotten [me]. Decree of GOD, the Master.
In you they have taken rewards as the price of blood; you have taken interest and great profits, and you have taken away your neighbours’ goods by force, and have not kept me in mind, says the Lord.
In you, they take bribes to shed blood; you take both advance interest and accrued interest, and make gain of your neighbors by extortion; and you have forgotten me, says the Lord GOD.
"In you they take bribes to shed blood; you take usury and increase; you have made profit from your neighbors by extortion, and have forgotten Me," says the Lord GOD.
In thee have they taken
thou hast taken
and thou hast greedily gained
of thy neighbours
and hast forgotten
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within you to shed
. You engage in usury
; you extort
money from your neighbors
. You have forgotten
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3 tn The second person verb forms are feminine singular in Hebrew, indicating that the personified city is addressed here as representing its citizens.