Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

I am for peace, but when I speak, They are for war.

King James Version

I am for peace: but when I speak, they are for war.

Holman Bible

I am for peace; but when I speak,
they are for war.

International Standard Version

I am in favor of peace; but when I speak, they are in favor of war. A Song of Ascents

A Conservative Version

I am [for] peace, but when I speak, they are for war.

American Standard Version

I am for peace: But when I speak, they are for war.

Amplified

I am for peace; but when I speak, they are for war.

Darby Translation

I am for peace; but when I speak, they are for war.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

I am for peace; but when I speak, they are for war.

Julia Smith Translation

I peace: and when I shall speak, they for war.

King James 2000

I am for peace: but when I speak, they are for war.

Lexham Expanded Bible

I [am for] peace, but when I speak, they [are] for war.

Modern King James verseion

I am for peace; but when I speak, they are for war.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I labour for peace; but when I speak unto them thereof, they make them ready to battle.

NET Bible

I am committed to peace, but when I speak, they want to make war.

New Heart English Bible

I am for peace, but when I speak, they are for war.

The Emphasized Bible

I, am for peace, and verily I speak, They, are for war!

Webster

I am for peace: but when I speak, they are for war.

World English Bible

I am for peace, but when I speak, they are for war. A Song of Ascents.

Youngs Literal Translation

I am peace, and when I speak they are for war!

Word Count of 20 Translations in Psalm 120:7

Verse Info

Context Readings

A Cry For Truth And Peace

6 Too long has my soul had its dwelling With those who hate peace. 7 I am for peace, but when I speak, They are for war.


Cross References

1 Samuel 24:9-11

David said to Saul, "Why do you listen to the words of men, saying, 'Behold, David seeks to harm you'?

1 Samuel 26:2-4

So Saul arose and went down to the wilderness of Ziph, having with him three thousand chosen men of Israel, to search for David in the wilderness of Ziph.

2 Samuel 20:19

"I am of those who are peaceable and faithful in Israel. You are seeking to destroy a city, even a mother in Israel Why would you swallow up the inheritance of the LORD?"

Psalm 34:14

Depart from evil and do good; Seek peace and pursue it.

Psalm 35:20

For they do not speak peace, But they devise deceitful words against those who are quiet in the land.

Psalm 55:20

He has put forth his hands against those who were at peace with him; He has violated his covenant.

Psalm 109:4

In return for my love they act as my accusers; But I am in prayer.

Matthew 5:9

"Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.

Romans 12:18

If possible, so far as it depends on you, be at peace with all men.

Ephesians 2:14-17

For He Himself is our peace, who made both groups into one and broke down the barrier of the dividing wall,

Hebrews 12:14

Pursue peace with all men, and the sanctification without which no one will see the Lord.

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