Iniquity

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INIQUITY. Vice; contrary to equity; injustice.
     2. Where, in a doubtful matter, the judge is required to pronounce, it is his duty to decide in such a manner as is the least against equity.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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But among all these iniquities, the Iran deal will stand out.
He has stood against racism, homophobia, the subjugation of women and a myriad other social iniquities without wavering.
He said that there's still room for a peaceful settlement of the issue and if political leadership of the country sit together, brainstorm and try to undo the injustices and iniquities with urgent sincerity, the Baloch brethren can still be a part of the national stream.
He said that theres still room for a peaceful settlement of the issue and if political leadership of the country sit together, brainstorm and try to undo the injustices and iniquities with urgent sincerity, the Baloch brethren can still be a part of the national stream.
Ibrahim became a well known crucial figure right from the first week of the Libyan uprising, lecturing the foreign media from a conference room at the Rixos Hotel in Tripoli on the iniquities of NATO and the West.
THEIR sins and their iniquities will I remember no more.
Pass over my sins and iniquities, in the = fourth exile as well.Strengthen Israel, subdue Ishmael, and from Edom redee= m my soul.
Hide your face from my sins and blot out all my iniquities."
of Massachussetts) offers an extended reflection on the concept of liberty and the proper concerns of a liberal society from the perspective of a "Socratic and Kantian Christian." His central concern is over the tension between negative liberty, the right to be left alone, versus positive liberty, the right to be free of "the inner entanglements and iniquities that make us miserable." He comes down decisively in favor of the former but directs effort towards allowing a very limited vision of positive liberty.
One criticism found in a number of the contributions is that research must take a wider perspective than the school and the classroom: it must be research on the society and its iniquities, for these clearly lie at the basis of differential achievement in education.
Condoleezza Rice is not a passive spectator to the iniquities of the Bush administration.
Then, the prophet reminds God's people of how they have denied God's presence, not offering sacrifices of praise to God but burdening God with sins and wearying God with iniquities. God has not abandoned Israel; Israel has abandoned God.