Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

Rulers make evil designs against me; but your servant gives thought to your rules.

New American Standard Bible

Even though princes sit and talk against me, Your servant meditates on Your statutes.

King James Version

Princes also did sit and speak against me: but thy servant did meditate in thy statutes.

Holman Bible

Though princes sit together speaking against me, Your servant will think about Your statutes;

International Standard Version

Though nobles take their seat and gossip about me, your servant will meditate on your statutes.

A Conservative Version

Rulers also sat and talked against me, [but] thy servant meditated on thy statutes.

American Standard Version

Princes also sat and talked against me; But thy servant did meditate on thy statutes.

Amplified

Princes also sat and talked against me, but Your servant meditated on Your statutes.

Darby Translation

Princes also did sit and talk together against me: thy servant doth meditate in thy statutes.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Princes also sat and spoke against me as thy slave spoke according to thy statutes.

Julia Smith Translation

Also the chiefs sat, they spake against me: thy servant will meditate in thy laws.

King James 2000

Princes also did sit and speak against me: but your servant did meditate in your statutes.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Even [though] princes sit [and] speak against me, your servant meditates on your statutes.

Modern King James verseion

Princes also sat and spoke against me; but Your servant thought on Your Precepts.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Princes also sit and speak against me; but thy servant is occupied in thy statutes.

NET Bible

Though rulers plot and slander me, your servant meditates on your statutes.

New Heart English Bible

Though princes sit and slander me, your servant will meditate on your statutes.

The Emphasized Bible

Even rulers have taken their seat, against me, have talked, Thy servant, will still meditate in thy statutes.

Webster

Princes also did sit and speak against me: but thy servant did meditate in thy statutes.

World English Bible

Though princes sit and slander me, your servant will meditate on your statutes.

Youngs Literal Translation

Princes also sat -- against me they spoke, Thy servant doth meditate in Thy statutes,

References

Fausets

Context Readings

Gimel

22 Take away from me shame and bitter words; for I have kept your unchanging word in my heart. 23 Rulers make evil designs against me; but your servant gives thought to your rules. 24 Your unchanging word is my delight, and the guide of my footsteps.


Cross References

1 Samuel 20:31

For while the son of Jesse is living on the earth, your position is unsafe and your kingdom is in danger. So make him come here to me, for it is certainly right for him to be put to death.

1 Samuel 22:7-13

Then Saul said to his servants who were there about him, Give ear now, you Benjamites; will the son of Jesse give to every one of you fields and vine-gardens, will he make you all captains of hundreds and captains of thousands;

Psalm 2:1-2

Why are the nations so violently moved, and why are the thoughts of the people so foolish?

Luke 22:66

And when it was day, the rulers of the people came together, with the chief priests and the scribes, and they took him before their Sanhedrin, saying,

Luke 23:1-2

And they all went and took him before Pilate.

Luke 23:10-11

And the chief priests and the scribes were there, making statements against him violently.



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