Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

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.

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 My soul has long dwelt with those that hate peace. 7 I am for peace; but when I speak, they are for war.


Cross References

1 Samuel 24:9-11

And David said to Saul, Why hearest thou men's words, saying, Behold, David seeks thy hurt?

1 Samuel 26:2-4

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

2 Samuel 20:19

I am one of those that are peaceable and faithful in Israel, and thou seekest to destroy a city that is a mother in Israel; why wilt thou swallow up the inheritance of the LORD?

Psalm 34:14

Nun Depart from evil, and do good; seek peace, and pursue it.

Psalm 35:20

For they do not speak peace, but they devise deceitful matters against those that are meek in the land.

Psalm 55:20

He has put forth his hands against such as be at peace with him; he has defiled his covenant.

Psalm 109:4

They have responded to my love by becoming my adversaries, but I give myself unto prayer.

Matthew 5:9

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

Romans 12:18

If it can be done, as much as is possible on your part, live in peace with all men.

Ephesians 2:14-17

For he is our peace, who of both has made one, breaking down the middle wall of separation,

Hebrews 12:14

Follow peace with everyone and holiness, without which no one shall see the Lord:

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