Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

For the mouth of the wicked and the mouth of deceit have they opened against me: They have spoken unto me with a lying tongue.

New American Standard Bible

For they have opened the wicked and deceitful mouth against me;
They have spoken against me with a lying tongue.

King James Version

For the mouth of the wicked and the mouth of the deceitful are opened against me: they have spoken against me with a lying tongue.

Holman Bible

For wicked and deceitful mouths open against me;
they speak against me with lying tongues.

International Standard Version

for the mouths of wicked and deceitful people are opened against me; they speak against me with lying tongues.

A Conservative Version

for they have opened against me the mouth of the wicked and the mouth of deceit. They have spoken to me with a lying tongue.

Amplified


For the mouth of the wicked and the mouth of the deceitful are opened against me;
They have spoken against me with a lying tongue.

Bible in Basic English

For the mouth of the sinner is open against me in deceit: his tongue has said false things against me.

Darby Translation

For the mouth of the wicked man and the mouth of deceit are opened against me: they have spoken against me with a lying tongue,

Julia Smith Translation

For the mouth of the unjust, and the mouth of deceit opened against me; they eke with me the tongue of false-hood.

King James 2000

For the mouth of the wicked and the mouth of the deceitful are opened against me: they have spoken against me with a lying tongue.

Lexham Expanded Bible

for {wicked and deceitful mouths} have opened against me. They speak to me with a lying tongue.

Modern King James verseion

for the mouth of the wicked and the mouth of the deceitful are opened against me; they spoke against me with a lying tongue.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

for the mouth of the ungodly, yea and the mouth of the deceitful is opened upon me, and speak against me with false tongues.

NET Bible

For they say cruel and deceptive things to me; they lie to me.

New Heart English Bible

for they have opened the mouth of the wicked and the mouth of deceit against me. They have spoken to me with a lying tongue.

The Emphasized Bible

For, the mouth of the lawless one and the mouth of the deceiver, against me, are open, They have spoken to me with false tongue;

Webster

For the mouth of the wicked and the mouth of the deceitful are opened against me: they have spoken against me with a lying tongue.

World English Bible

for they have opened the mouth of the wicked and the mouth of deceit against me. They have spoken to me with a lying tongue.

Youngs Literal Translation

For the mouth of wickedness, and the mouth of deceit, Against me they have opened, They have spoken with me -- A tongue of falsehood, and words of hatred!

Verse Info

Context Readings

Prayer Against An Enemy

1 Hold not thy peace, O God of my praise; 2 For the mouth of the wicked and the mouth of deceit have they opened against me: They have spoken unto me with a lying tongue. 3 They have compassed me about also with words of hatred, And fought against me without a cause.


Cross References

Psalm 52:4

Thou lovest all devouring words, thou deceitful tongue.

2 Samuel 15:3-8

And Absalom said unto him, See, thy matters are good and right; but there is no man deputed of the king to hear thee.

2 Samuel 17:1

Moreover Ahithophel said unto Absalom, Let me now choose out twelve thousand men, and I will arise and pursue after David this night:

Psalm 31:13

For I have heard the defaming of many, Terror on every side: While they took counsel together against me, They devised to take away my life.

Psalm 31:18

Let the lying lips be dumb, Which speak against the righteous insolently, With pride and contempt.

Psalm 64:3-4

Who have whet their tongue like a sword, And have aimed their arrows, even bitter words,

Psalm 120:2-3

Deliver my soul, O Jehovah, from lying lips, And from a deceitful tongue.

Psalm 140:3

They have sharpened their tongue like a serpent; Adders poison is under their lips. Selah

Proverbs 6:17

Haughty eyes, a lying tongue, And hands that shed innocent blood;

Proverbs 12:19

The lip of truth shall be established for ever; But a lying tongue is but for a moment.

Proverbs 15:28

The heart of the righteous studieth to answer; But the mouth of the wicked poureth out evil things.

Jeremiah 9:3

And they bend their tongue, as it were their bow, for falsehood; and they are grown strong in the land, but not for truth: for they proceed from evil to evil, and they know not me, saith Jehovah.

Jeremiah 9:5

And they will deceive every one his neighbor, and will not speak the truth: they have taught their tongue to speak lies; they weary themselves to commit iniquity.

Matthew 26:59-62

Now the chief priests and the whole council sought false witness against Jesus, that they might put him to death;

Acts 6:13

and set up false witnesses, who said, This man ceaseth not to speak words against this holy place, and the law:

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