Parallel Verses

Webster

Give heed to me, O LORD, and hearken to the voice of them that contend with me.

New American Standard Bible

Do give heed to me, O Lord,
And listen to what my opponents are saying!

King James Version

Give heed to me, O LORD, and hearken to the voice of them that contend with me.

Holman Bible

Pay attention to me, Lord.
Hear what my opponents are saying!

International Standard Version

LORD, pay attention to me. Listen to the voice of my accusers!

A Conservative Version

Give heed to me, O LORD, and hearken to the voice of those who contend with me.

American Standard Version

Give heed to me, O Jehovah, and hearken to the voice of them that contend with me.

Amplified


Pay attention to me, O Lord [and intercede];
Listen to what my adversaries are saying [and are plotting against me]—

Bible in Basic English

Give thought to me, O Lord, and give ear to the voice of those who put forward a cause against me.

Darby Translation

Jehovah, give heed to me, and listen to the voice of those that contend with me.

Julia Smith Translation

Attend to me, O Jehovah, and hear for the voice of mine adversary.

King James 2000

Give heed to me, O LORD, and listen to the voice of them that contend with me.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Listen attentively to me, Yahweh, and listen to [the] voice of my opponents.

Modern King James verseion

Pay attention to me; O Jehovah, and attend to the voice of my foes.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Consider me, O LORD, and hear the voice of mine enemies!

NET Bible

Then I said, "Lord, pay attention to me. Listen to what my enemies are saying.

New Heart English Bible

"Give heed to me, LORD, and listen to the voice of those who contend with me.

The Emphasized Bible

Give thou ear O Yahweh unto me, - And hearken unto the voice of mine accusers.

World English Bible

Give heed to me, Yahweh, and listen to the voice of those who contend with me.

Youngs Literal Translation

Give attention, O Jehovah, unto me, And hearken to the voice of those contending with me.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
קשׁב 
Qashab 
Usage: 46

to me, O Lord

Usage: 0

to the voice
קל קול 
Qowl 
Usage: 506

יריב 
Yariyb 
Usage: 3

References

Fausets

Hastings

Smith

Context Readings

Jeremiah's Imprecatory Prayer

18 Then said they, Come, and let us devise devices against Jeremiah; for the law shall not perish from the priest, nor counsel from the wise, nor the word from the prophet. Come, and let us smite him with the tongue, and let us not give heed to any of his words. 19 Give heed to me, O LORD, and hearken to the voice of them that contend with me. 20 Shall evil be recompensed for good? for they have digged a pit for my soul. Remember that I stood before thee to speak good for them, and to turn away thy wrath from them.


Cross References

2 Kings 19:16

LORD, bow down thy ear, and hear: open, LORD, thy eyes, and see: and hear the words of Sennacherib, who hath sent him to reproach the living God.

Nehemiah 4:4-5

Hear, O our God; for we are despised: and turn their reproach upon their own head, and give them for a prey in the land of captivity:

Nehemiah 6:9

For they all made us afraid, saying, Their hands shall be weakened from the work, that it may not be done. Now therefore, O God, strengthen my hands.

Psalm 55:16-17

As for me, I will call upon God: and the LORD will save me.

Psalm 56:1-3

To the chief Musician upon Jonathelem-rechokim, Michtam of David, when the Philistines took him in Gath. Be merciful to me, O God: for man would swallow me up; he fighting daily oppresseth me.

Psalm 64:1-4

To the chief Musician, a Psalm of David. Hear my voice, O God, in my prayer: preserve my life from fear of the enemy.

Psalm 109:4

For my love they are my adversaries: but I give myself to prayer.

Psalm 109:28

Let them curse, but bless thou: when they arise, let them be ashamed; but let thy servant rejoice.

Jeremiah 20:12

But, O LORD of hosts, that triest the righteous, and seest the reins and the heart, let me see thy vengeance on them: for to thee have I opened my cause.

Micah 7:8

Rejoice not against me, O my enemy: when I fall, I shall arise; when I sit in darkness, the LORD will be a light to me.

Luke 6:11-12

And they were filled with madness; and communed one with another what they might do to Jesus.

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