Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Let them be confounded that persecute me, but let not me be confounded: let them be dismayed, but let not me be dismayed: bring upon them the day of evil, and destroy them with double destruction.
But the Lord is with me to help me like an awe-inspiring warrior. Therefore those who persecute me will fail and will not prevail over me. They will be thoroughly disgraced because they did not succeed. Their disgrace will never be forgotten.
May those who seek my life be embarrassed and humiliated! May those who plan to harm me be turned back and ashamed!
May those who are trying to snatch away my life be totally embarrassed and ashamed! May those who want to harm me be turned back and ashamed!
May those who are trying to take my life be embarrassed and ashamed! May those who want to harm me be turned back and ashamed!
May they be humiliated and continually terrified! May they die in shame!
But let not me be confounded
My God, I trust in you. Please do not let me be humiliated; do not let my enemies triumphantly rejoice over me!
In you, O Lord, I have taken shelter! Never let me be humiliated!
But I have not pestered you to bring disaster. I have not desired the time of irreparable devastation. You know that. You are fully aware of every word that I have spoken.
Then I said, "Lord, pay attention to me. Listen to what my enemies are saying.
Destroy them with double destruction
So I said to the Lord, "O Lord who rules over all, you are a just judge! You examine people's hearts and minds. I want to see you pay them back for what they have done because I trust you to vindicate my cause."
"Tell these people this, Jeremiah: 'My eyes overflow with tears day and night without ceasing. For my people, my dear children, have suffered a crushing blow. They have suffered a serious wound.
Before I restore them I will punish them in full for their sins and the wrongs they have done. For they have polluted my land with the lifeless statues of their disgusting idols. They have filled the land I have claimed as my own with their detestable idols."
He breaks through against me, time and time again; he rushes against me like a warrior.
Repay her the same way she repaid others; pay her back double corresponding to her deeds. In the cup she mixed, mix double the amount for her.