Psalm 59:3



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For behold, they have set an ambush for my life; Fierce men launch an attack against me, Not for my transgression nor for my sin, O LORD,

King James Version

For, lo, they lie in wait for my soul: the mighty are gathered against me; not for my transgression, nor for my sin, O LORD.

International Standard Version

Look, they lie in ambush for my life; these violent men gather together against me, but not because of any transgression or sin of mine, LORD.

A Conservative Version

For, lo, they lay in wait for my soul. The mighty gather themselves together against me, not for my transgression, nor for my sin, O LORD.

American Standard Version

For, lo, they lie in wait for my soul; The mighty gather themselves together against me: Not for my transgression, nor for my sin, O Jehovah.

Amplified

For, behold, they lie in wait for my life; fierce and mighty men are banding together against me, not for my transgression nor for any sin of mine, O Lord.

Bible in Basic English

For see, they are watching in secret for my soul; the strong have come together against me? but not because of my sin, or my evil-doing, O Lord.

Darby Translation

For behold, they lie in wait for my soul; strong ones are gathered against me: not for my transgression, nor for my sin, O Jehovah.

Holman Bible

Lord, look! They set an ambush for me. Powerful men attack me, but not because of any sin or rebellion of mine.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For, behold, they lie in wait for my soul; the strong are gathered against me; I am not in rebellion, nor in sin, O LORD.

Julia Smith Translation

For behold, they lay in wait for my soul: the strong will gather against me; not my transgression and not my sin, O Jehovah.

King James 2000

For, lo, they lie in wait for my soul: the mighty are gathered against me; not for my transgression, nor for my sin, O LORD.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For look, they lie in wait for my life. The mighty attack against me, not [because of] my transgression or my sin, O Yahweh.

Modern King James verseion

For, lo, they lie in wait for my soul; the mighty are gathered against me; not for my transgression, nor for my sin, O Jehovah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For lo, they lie in waiting for my soul; the mighty men are gathered together against me, without any offense or fault of me, O LORD.

NET Bible

For look, they wait to ambush me; powerful men stalk me, but not because I have rebelled or sinned, O Lord.

New Heart English Bible

For, behold, they lie in wait for my soul. The mighty gather themselves together against me, not for my disobedience, nor for my sin, LORD.

New simplified Bible

They lie in ambush for me right here! Fierce men attack me, O Jehovah, but not because of any disobedience.

The Emphasized Bible

For lo! they have lain in wait for my life, Mighty ones stir up strife against me, Without transgression of mine, and without sin of mine, O Yahweh;

Webster

For lo, they lie in wait for my soul: the mighty are gathered against me; not for my transgression, nor for my sin, O LORD.

World English Bible

For, behold, they lie in wait for my soul. The mighty gather themselves together against me, not for my disobedience, nor for my sin, Yahweh.

Youngs Literal Translation

For, lo, they laid wait for my soul, Assembled against me are strong ones, Not my transgression nor my sin, O Jehovah.

References

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Prayers for Psalm 59:3

Context Readings

God Our Stronghold

2 Deliver me from those who do iniquity And save me from men of bloodshed. 3 For behold, they have set an ambush for my life; Fierce men launch an attack against me, Not for my transgression nor for my sin, O LORD, 4 For no guilt of mine, they run and set themselves against me Arouse Yourself to help me, and see!


Cross References

Psalm 56:6

They attack, they lurk, They watch my steps, As they have waited to take my life.

1 Samuel 24:11

"Now, my father, see! Indeed, see the edge of your robe in my hand! For in that I cut off the edge of your robe and did not kill you, know and perceive that there is no evil or rebellion in my hands, and I have not sinned against you, though you are lying in wait for my life to take it.

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.

1 Samuel 19:1

Now Saul told Jonathan his son and all his servants to put David to death But Jonathan, Saul's son, greatly delighted in David.

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 2:2

The kings of the earth take their stand And the rulers take counsel together Against the LORD and against His Anointed, saying,

Psalm 7:3-6

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

Psalm 10:9-10

He lurks in a hiding place as a lion in his lair; He lurks to catch the afflicted; He catches the afflicted when he draws him into his net.

Psalm 37:32-33

The wicked spies upon the righteous And seeks to kill him.

Psalm 38:12

Those who seek my life lay snares for me; And those who seek to injure me have threatened destruction, And they devise treachery all day long.

Proverbs 12:6

The words of the wicked lie in wait for blood, But the mouth of the upright will deliver them.

Micah 7:2

The godly person has perished from the land, And there is no upright person among men All of them lie in wait for bloodshed; Each of them hunts the other with a net.

John 15:25

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

Acts 4:26-27

'THE KINGS OF THE EARTH TOOK THEIR STAND, AND THE RULERS WERE GATHERED TOGETHER AGAINST THE LORD AND AGAINST HIS CHRIST.'

Acts 23:21

"So do not listen to them, for more than forty of them are lying in wait for him who have bound themselves under a curse not to eat or drink until they slay him; and now they are ready and waiting for the promise from you."



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