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10

You have devised shame for your house

by cutting off many peoples;

you have forfeited your life.


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10. Thou hast consulted shame … by cutting off manyMaurer, more literally, "Thou hast consulted shame … to destroy many," that is, in consulting (determining) to cut off many, thou hast consulted shame to thy house.

sinned against thy soul—that is, against thyself; thou art the guilty cause of thine own ruin (Pr 8:36; 20:2). They who wrong their neighbors, do much greater wrong to their own souls.




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