Psalm 119:78



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

May the arrogant be ashamed, for they subvert me with a lie; But I shall meditate on Your precepts.

King James Version

Let the proud be ashamed; for they dealt perversely with me without a cause: but I will meditate in thy precepts.

International Standard Version

May the arrogant become ashamed, because they have subverted me with deceit; as for me, I will meditate on your precepts.

A Conservative Version

Let the proud be put to shame, for they have overthrown me wrongfully. I will meditate on thy precepts.

American Standard Version

Let the proud be put to shame; For they have overthrown me wrongfully: But I will meditate on thy precepts.

Amplified

Let the proud be put to shame, for they dealt perversely with me without a cause; but I will meditate on Your precepts.

Bible in Basic English

Let the men of pride be shamed; because they have falsely given decision against me; but I will give thought to your orders.

Darby Translation

Let the proud be ashamed; for they have acted perversely towards me with falsehood: as for me, I meditate in thy precepts.

Holman Bible

Let the arrogant be put to shame for slandering me with lies; I will meditate on Your precepts.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Let the proud be ashamed, for they dealt perversely with me without a cause, but I will meditate in thy precepts.

Julia Smith Translation

The proud shall be ashamed, for they acted perversely to me without cause: I will meditate in thy charges

King James 2000

Let the proud be ashamed; for they dealt perversely with me without a cause: but I will meditate in your precepts.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Let the arrogant be put to shame, because they have wronged me [with] lies. As for me, I will meditate on your precepts.

Modern King James verseion

Let the proud be ashamed; for they perverted my cause with lying; I will think on Your Commandments.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Let the proud be confounded, for they go wickedly about to destroy me; but I will be occupied in thy commandments.

NET Bible

May the arrogant be humiliated, for they have slandered me! But I meditate on your precepts.

New Heart English Bible

Let the proud be disappointed, for they have overthrown me wrongfully. I will meditate on your precepts.

New simplified Bible

Let the arrogant be ashamed, for they subvert me with a lie. I shall meditate on your precepts.

The Emphasized Bible

Let insolent men, be ashamed, because, by means of falsehood, they have dealt with me perversely, I, will meditate in thy precepts.

Webster

Let the proud be ashamed; for they dealt perversely with me without a cause: but I will meditate in thy precepts.

World English Bible

Let the proud be disappointed, for they have overthrown me wrongfully. I will meditate on your precepts.

Youngs Literal Translation

Ashamed are the proud, For with falsehood they dealt perversely with me. I meditate in Thy precepts.

Context Readings

Yod

77 May Your compassion come to me that I may live, For Your law is my delight. 78 May the arrogant be ashamed, for they subvert me with a lie; But I shall meditate on Your precepts. 79 May those who fear You turn to me, Even those who know Your testimonies.


Cross References

1 Samuel 24:10-12

"Behold, this day your eyes have seen that the LORD had given you today into my hand in the cave, and some said to kill you, but my eye had pity on you; and I said, 'I will not stretch out my hand against my lord, for he is the LORD'S anointed.'

1 Samuel 24:17

He said to David, "You are more righteous than I; for you have dealt well with me, while I have dealt wickedly with you.

1 Samuel 26:18

He also said, "Why then is my lord pursuing his servant? For what have I done? Or what evil is in my hand?

Psalm 1:2

But his delight is in the law of the LORD, And in His law he meditates day and night.

Psalm 7:3-5

O LORD my God, if I have done this, If there is injustice in my hands,

Psalm 25:3

Indeed, none of those who wait for You will be ashamed; Those who deal treacherously without cause will be ashamed.

Psalm 35:7

For without cause they hid their net for me; Without cause they dug a pit for my soul.

Psalm 35:26

Let those be ashamed and humiliated altogether who rejoice at my distress; Let those be clothed with shame and dishonor who magnify themselves over me.

Psalm 69:4

Those who hate me without a cause are more than the hairs of my head; Those who would destroy me are powerful, being wrongfully my enemies; What I did not steal, I then have to restore.

Psalm 109:3

They have also surrounded me with words of hatred, And fought against me without cause.

Psalm 119:21

You rebuke the arrogant, the cursed, Who wander from Your commandments.

Psalm 119:23

Even though princes sit and talk against me, Your servant meditates on Your statutes.

Psalm 119:51

The arrogant utterly deride me, Yet I do not turn aside from Your law.

Psalm 119:85-86

The arrogant have dug pits for me, Men who are not in accord with Your law.

Jeremiah 50:32

"The arrogant one will stumble and fall With no one to raise him up; And I will set fire to his cities And it will devour all his environs."

John 15:25

"But they have done this to fulfill the word that is written in their Law, 'THEY HATED ME WITHOUT A CAUSE.'

1 Peter 2:20

For what credit is there if, when you sin and are harshly treated, you endure it with patience? But if when you do what is right and suffer for it you patiently endure it, this finds favor with God.



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