Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

As for the head of those that compass me about, let the perversion of their own lips cover them.

New American Standard Bible

"As for the head of those who surround me, May the mischief of their lips cover them.

King James Version

As for the head of those that compass me about, let the mischief of their own lips cover them.

Holman Bible

As for the heads of those who surround me, let the trouble their lips cause overwhelm [them].

International Standard Version

May those who surround me discover that the trouble they talk about falls on their own head!

A Conservative Version

As for the head of those who encompass me around, let the mischief of their own lips cover them.

American Standard Version

As for the head of those that compass me about, Let the mischief of their own lips cover them.

Amplified

Those who are fencing me in raise their heads; may the mischief of their own lips and the very things they desire for me come upon them.

Bible in Basic English

As for those who come round me, let their heads be covered by the evil of their lips.

Darby Translation

As for the head of those that encompass me, let the mischief of their own lips cover them.

Julia Smith Translation

The head of those surrounding me, the labor of their lips shall cover them.

King James 2000

As for the head of those that compass me about, let the mischief of their own lips cover them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[With respect to the] head of [those who] surround me, may the harm of their lips cover them.

Modern King James verseion

As for the head of those around me, let the evil of their own lips cover them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Let the mischief of their own lips fall upon the head of them that compass me about.

NET Bible

As for the heads of those who surround me -- may the harm done by their lips overwhelm them!

New Heart English Bible

As for the head of those who surround me, let the mischief of their own lips cover them.

The Emphasized Bible

As for the head of them who surround me, Let the mischief of their lips cover them:

Webster

As for the head of those that encompass me, let the mischief of their own lips cover them.

World English Bible

As for the head of those who surround me, let the mischief of their own lips cover them.

Youngs Literal Translation

The chief of my surrounders, The perverseness of their lips covereth them.

References

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Verse Info

Context Readings

Prayer For Rescue

8 Grant not, O LORD, the desires of the wicked; do not further his wicked thought lest they exalt themselves. Selah. 9 As for the head of those that compass me about, let the perversion of their own lips cover them. 10 Let burning coals fall upon them; let them be cast into the fire, into deep pits, that they not rise up again.


Cross References

Psalm 7:16

His work shall return upon his own head, and his violent dealing shall come down upon his own pate.

Proverbs 18:7

A fool's mouth is his destruction, and his lips are the snare of his soul.

Proverbs 12:13

The wicked is snared by the transgression of his lips, but the just shall come out of the tribulation.

Esther 5:14

Then said Zeresh, his wife, and all his friends unto him, Let a gallows be made fifty cubits high, and tomorrow speak unto the king that Mordecai may be hanged upon it; then go in merrily with the king unto the banquet. And the thing pleased Haman, and he caused the gallows to be made.

Esther 7:10

So they hanged Haman on the gallows that he had prepared for Mordecai. Then the king's wrath was pacified.

Psalm 64:8

So they shall make their own council and agreements to fall upon themselves; all that see them shall flee away.

Psalm 94:23

And he shall bring upon them their own iniquity and shall cut them off in their own wickedness; yea, the LORD our God shall cut them off.

Proverbs 10:6

Blessings are upon the head of the just, but the mouth of the wicked covers violence.

Proverbs 10:11

The mouth of a righteous man is a well of life, but the mouth of the wicked covers violence.

Matthew 27:25

Then all the people answered and said, His blood be on us and on our children.

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