Day and night they prowl about on its walls; malice and abuse are within it.
Day and night they go around her upon her walls, And iniquity and mischief are in her midst.
Its walls are patrolled day and night against invaders, but the real danger is wickedness within the city.
Day and night spoiling for a fight, trash piled in the streets,
By day and night they go round the town, on the walls; trouble and sorrow are in the heart of it.
Day and night they go around it on its walls, and iniquity and trouble are within it;
Day and night they go around it on its walls; Iniquity and trouble are also in the midst of it.
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1 tn Heb “day and night they surround it, upon its walls.” Personified “violence and conflict” are the likely subjects. They are compared to watchmen on the city’s walls.
2 sn Wickedness and destruction. These terms are also closely associated in Ps 7:14.