Parallel Verses

King James 2000

Who imagine evil in their heart; continually are they gathered together for war.

New American Standard Bible

Who devise evil things in their hearts;
They continually stir up wars.

King James Version

Which imagine mischiefs in their heart; continually are they gathered together for war.

Holman Bible

who plan evil in their hearts.
They stir up wars all day long.

International Standard Version

who craft evil plans in their minds, inciting wars every day.

A Conservative Version

[and men] who devise mischievous things in their heart. They gather themselves continually together for war.

American Standard Version

Who devise mischiefs in their heart; Continually do they gather themselves together for war.

Amplified


They devise evil things in their hearts;
They continually [gather together and] stir up wars.

Bible in Basic English

For their hearts are full of evil designs; and they are ever making ready causes of war.

Darby Translation

Who devise mischiefs in their heart; every day are they banded together for war.

Julia Smith Translation

Who reckoned evils in the heart; all the day they will gather together wars.

Lexham Expanded Bible

who plan evil [things] in [their] heart. They stir up wars continually.

Modern King James verseion

who devised evil things in the heart; they are always gathered for war.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

which imagine mischief in their hearts, and stir up strife all the day long.

NET Bible

who plan ways to harm me. All day long they stir up conflict.

New Heart English Bible

those who devise mischief in their hearts. They continually gather themselves together for war.

The Emphasized Bible

Who have devised mischiefs in their heart , Every day, do they stir up wars:

Webster

Who imagine mischiefs in their heart; continually are they assembled for war.

World English Bible

those who devise mischief in their hearts. They continually gather themselves together for war.

Youngs Literal Translation

Who have devised evils in the heart, All the day they assemble for wars.

References

American

Context Readings

Prayer For Rescue

1 [To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David.] Deliver me, O LORD, from the evil man: preserve me from the violent man; 2 Who imagine evil in their heart; continually are they gathered together for war. 3 They have sharpened their tongues like a serpent; adders' poison is under their lips. Selah.


Cross References

Psalm 56:6

They gather themselves together, they hide themselves, they mark my steps, when they wait for my soul.

Psalm 36:4

He devises mischief upon his bed; he sets himself in a way that is not good; he abhors not evil.

1 Samuel 23:19-24

Then came up the Ziphites to Saul to Gibeah, saying, Does not David hide himself with us in strongholds in the forest, in the hill of Hachilah, which is on the south of Jeshimon?

1 Samuel 24:11-12

Moreover, my father, see, yea, see the skirt of your robe in my hand: for in that I cut off the skirt of your robe, and killed you not, know you and see that there is neither evil nor transgression in my hand, and I have not sinned against you; yet you hunt my soul to take it.

1 Samuel 26:1-25

And the Ziphites came unto Saul to Gibeah, saying, Does not David hide himself on the hill of Hachilah, which is opposite Jeshimon?

Psalm 2:1-2

Why do the nations rage, and the people imagine a vain thing?

Psalm 21:11

For they intended evil against you: they devised a mischievous act, which they are not able to perform.

Psalm 38:12

They also that seek after my life lay snares for me: and they that seek my hurt speak mischievous things, and plan deceit all the day long.

Psalm 62:3

How long will you imagine evil against a man? you shall be slain all of you: as a leaning wall shall you be, and as a tottering fence.

Psalm 64:5-6

They encourage themselves in an evil matter: they talk of laying snares secretly; they say, Who shall see them?

Psalm 120:7

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

Proverbs 12:20

Deceit is in the heart of them that imagine evil: but to the counselors of peace there is joy.

Hosea 7:6

For they have made ready their heart like an oven, while they lie in wait: their baker sleeps all the night; in the morning it burns as a flaming fire.

Micah 2:1-3

Woe to them that devise iniquity, and work evil upon their beds! when the morning is light, they practice it, because it is in the power of their hand.

Nahum 1:11

There has one come out of you, that imagines evil against the LORD, a wicked counselor.

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