Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For they speak against You wickedly,
And Your enemies take Your name in vain.

King James Version

For they speak against thee wickedly, and thine enemies take thy name in vain.

Holman Bible

who invoke You deceitfully.
Your enemies swear by You falsely.

International Standard Version

who speak against you with evil motives, your enemies who are acting in vain.

A Conservative Version

For they speak against thee wickedly, and thine enemies take [it] in vain.

American Standard Version

For they speak against thee wickedly, And thine enemies take thy name in vain.

Amplified

Who speak against You wickedly, Your enemies who take Your name in vain!

Bible in Basic English

For they go against you with evil designs, and your haters make sport of your name.

Darby Translation

For they speak of thee wickedly, they take thy name in vain, thine enemies.

Julia Smith Translation

For they will say to thee for mischief; thine enemies were lifted up for vanity.

King James 2000

For they speak against you wickedly, and your enemies take your name in vain.

Lexham Expanded Bible

who speak against you deceitfully. Your enemies take [your name] in vain.

Modern King James verseion

Who will speak against You maliciously? Your enemies are lifted up with vanity.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For they speak unrighteously against thee; and thine enemies exalt themselves presumptuously.

NET Bible

They rebel against you and act deceitfully; your enemies lie.

New Heart English Bible

For they speak against you wickedly. Your enemies take your name in vain.

The Emphasized Bible

For they speak of thee wickedly, Thy foes lift up their hand unto falsehood.

Webster

For they speak against thee wickedly, and thy enemies take thy name in vain.

World English Bible

For they speak against you wickedly. Your enemies take your name in vain.

Youngs Literal Translation

Who exchange Thee for wickedness, Lifted up to vanity are Thine enemies.

Verse Info

Context Readings

The All-Knowing, Ever-Present God

19 O that You would slay the wicked, O God;
Depart from me, therefore, men of bloodshed.
20 For they speak against You wickedly,
And Your enemies take Your name in vain.
21 Do I not hate those who hate You, O Lord?
And do I not loathe those who rise up against You?


Cross References

Jude 1:15

to execute judgment upon all, and to convict all the ungodly of all their ungodly deeds which they have done in an ungodly way, and of all the harsh things which ungodly sinners have spoken against Him.”

Exodus 20:7

You shall not take the name of the Lord your God in vain, for the Lord will not leave him unpunished who takes His name in vain.

Job 21:14-15

“They say to God, ‘Depart from us!
We do not even desire the knowledge of Your ways.

Psalm 2:1-3

Why are the nations in an uproar
And the peoples devising a vain thing?

Psalm 73:8-9

They mock and wickedly speak of oppression;
They speak from on high.

Psalm 74:18

Remember this, O Lord, that the enemy has reviled,
And a foolish people has spurned Your name.

Psalm 74:22-23

Arise, O God, and plead Your own cause;
Remember how the foolish man reproaches You all day long.

Isaiah 37:23

“Whom have you reproached and blasphemed?
And against whom have you raised your voice
And haughtily lifted up your eyes?
Against the Holy One of Israel!

Isaiah 37:28-29

“But I know your sitting down
And your going out and your coming in
And your raging against Me.

Revelation 13:6

And he opened his mouth in blasphemies against God, to blaspheme His name and His tabernacle, that is, those who dwell in heaven.

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