Psalm 55:20



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

He has put forth his hands against those who were at peace with him; He has violated his covenant.

King James Version

He hath put forth his hands against such as be at peace with him: he hath broken his covenant.

International Standard Version

Each of my friends raises his hand against his allies; each of my friends breaks his word.

A Conservative Version

He has put forth his hands against such as were at peace with him. He has profaned his covenant.

American Standard Version

He hath put forth his hands against such as were at peace with him: He hath profaned his covenant.

Amplified

[My companion] has put forth his hands against those who were at peace with him; he has broken and profaned his agreement [of friendship and loyalty].

Bible in Basic English

He has put out his hand against those who were at peace with him; he has not kept his agreement.

Darby Translation

He hath put forth his hands against such as are at peace with him; he hath profaned his covenant.

Holman Bible

He acts violently against those at peace with him; he violates his covenant.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He has put forth his hands against such as be at peace with him; he has defiled his covenant.

Julia Smith Translation

He stretched forth his hand in his recompenses: he profaned his covenant

King James 2000

He has put forth his hands against such as were at peace with him: he has broken his covenant.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He has put forth his hands against {his friends}; he has defiled his covenant.

Modern King James verseion

He has put forth his hands against those who were at peace with him; he has broken his covenant.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Yea, they lay hands upon such as be at peace with him, and so they break his covenant.

NET Bible

He attacks his friends; he breaks his solemn promises to them.

New Heart English Bible

He raises his hands against his friends. He has violated his covenant.

New simplified Bible

He has put forth his hands against those who were at peace with him. He has violated his covenant.

The Emphasized Bible

He hath thrust forth his hands, against them he was wont to salute, he hath violated his covenant;

Webster

He hath put forth his hands against such as are at peace with him: he hath broken his covenant.

World English Bible

He raises his hands against his friends. He has violated his covenant.

Youngs Literal Translation

He hath sent forth his hands against his well-wishers, He hath polluted his covenant.

References

Context Readings

Betrayal By A Friend

19 God will hear and answer them-- Even the one who sits enthroned from of old-- Selah With whom there is no change, And who do not fear God. 20 He has put forth his hands against those who were at peace with him; He has violated his covenant. 21 His speech was smoother than butter, But his heart was war; His words were softer than oil, Yet they were drawn swords.


Cross References

Psalm 7:4

If I have rewarded evil to my friend, Or have plundered him who without cause was my adversary,

Psalm 89:34

"My covenant I will not violate, Nor will I alter the utterance of My lips.

Acts 12:1

Now about that time Herod the king laid hands on some who belonged to the church in order to mistreat them.

1 Samuel 22:17

And the king said to the guards who were attending him, "Turn around and put the priests of the LORD to death, because their hand also is with David and because they knew that he was fleeing and did not reveal it to me " But the servants of the king were not willing to put forth their hands to attack the priests of the LORD.

1 Samuel 24:10

"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.'

2 Samuel 2:4

Then the men of Judah came and there anointed David king over the house of Judah And they told David, saying, "It was the men of Jabesh-gilead who buried Saul."

2 Samuel 5:3

So all the elders of Israel came to the king at Hebron, and King David made a covenant with them before the LORD at Hebron; then they anointed David king over Israel.

2 Samuel 14:32-33

Absalom answered Joab, "Behold, I sent for you, saying, 'Come here, that I may send you to the king, to say, "Why have I come from Geshur? It would be better for me still to be there."' Now therefore, let me see the king's face, and if there is iniquity in me, let him put me to death."

2 Samuel 15:10-12

But Absalom sent spies throughout all the tribes of Israel, saying, "As soon as you hear the sound of the trumpet, then you shall say, 'Absalom is king in Hebron.'"

2 Samuel 18:12

The man said to Joab, "Even if I should receive a thousand pieces of silver in my hand, I would not put out my hand against the king's son; for in our hearing the king charged you and Abishai and Ittai, saying, 'Protect for me the young man Absalom!'

Psalm 89:28

"My lovingkindness I will keep for him forever, And My covenant shall be confirmed to him.

Psalm 89:38

But You have cast off and rejected, You have been full of wrath against Your anointed.

Psalm 109:5

Thus they have repaid me evil for good And hatred for my love.

Psalm 120:6-7

Too long has my soul had its dwelling With those who hate peace.

Ecclesiastes 8:2

I say, "Keep the command of the king because of the oath before God.

Ezekiel 17:16-19

'As I live,' declares the Lord GOD, 'Surely in the country of the king who put him on the throne, whose oath he despised and whose covenant he broke, in Babylon he shall die.



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