Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

For they intended evil against thee. They conceived a device which they are not able to perform.

New American Standard Bible

Though they intended evil against You
And devised a plot,
They will not succeed.

King James Version

For they intended evil against thee: they imagined a mischievous device, which they are not able to perform.

Holman Bible

Though they intend to harm you
and devise a wicked plan, they will not prevail.

International Standard Version

Though they plot evil against you and devise schemes, they will not succeed.

American Standard Version

For they intended evil against thee; They conceived a device which they are not able to perform.

Amplified


For they planned evil against You;
They devised a [malevolent] plot
And they will not succeed.

Bible in Basic English

For their thoughts were bitter against you: they had an evil design in their minds, which they were not able to put into effect.

Darby Translation

For they intended evil against thee; they imagined a mischievous device, which they could not execute.

Julia Smith Translation

For they stretched out evil upon thee: they purposed a device, they will not prevail.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

Though they have {plotted} evil against you, [though] they have planned a scheme, they will not prevail.

Modern King James verseion

For they intended evil against You; they imagined a wicked thing; they are not able to prevail.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For they intended mischief against thee, and imagined such a device as they are not able to perform.

NET Bible

Yes, they intend to do you harm; they dream up a scheme, but they do not succeed.

New Heart English Bible

For they intended evil against you. They plotted evil against you which cannot succeed.

The Emphasized Bible

For they have held out, against thee, a wicked thing, They have devised a scheme they cannot accomplish.

Webster

For they intended evil against thee: they imagined a mischievous device, which they are not able to perform.

World English Bible

For they intended evil against you. They plotted evil against you which cannot succeed.

Youngs Literal Translation

For they stretched out against Thee evil, They devised a wicked device, they prevail not,

Verse Info

Context Readings

The King's Victory

10 Thou will destroy their fruit from the earth, and their seed from among the sons of men. 11 For they intended evil against thee. They conceived a device which they are not able to perform. 12 For thou will make them turn their back. Thou will make ready with thy bowstrings against their face.


Cross References

Psalm 2:1

Why do the nations rage, and the peoples meditate vain {things (LXX/NT)}?

Psalm 10:2

In the pride of the wicked man the poor man is hotly pursued. Let them be taken in the devices that they have conceived.

Psalm 31:13

For I have heard the slander of many. Fear [was] on every side, while they took counsel together against me. They devised to take away my life.

Psalm 35:20

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

Psalm 83:4

They have said, Come, and let us cut them off from being a nation, that the name of Israel may be no more in remembrance.

Isaiah 7:6-7

Let us go up against Judah, and vex it, and let us make a breach in it for us, and set up a king in the midst of it, even the son of Tabeel,

Isaiah 8:9-10

Make an uproar, O ye peoples, and be broken in pieces. And give ear, all ye of far countries. Gird yourselves, and be broken in pieces. Gird yourselves, and be broken in pieces.

Jeremiah 11:18-19

And LORD gave me knowledge of it, and I knew it. Then thou showed me their doings.

Ezekiel 11:2

And he said to me, Son of man, these are the men who devise iniquity, and who give wicked counsel in this city,

Matthew 2:8

And having sent them to Bethlehem, he said, After going, search diligently about the child. And when ye find him, report to me, so that I also having come, may worship him.

Matthew 2:16

Then Herod, when he saw that he was scorned by the wise men, was exceedingly angry, and having sent forth, he killed all the boys in Bethlehem, and in all the borders of it, from two years old and under, according to the time that

Matthew 21:46

And when they sought to seize him, they feared the multitudes, because they held him as a prophet.

Matthew 26:4-5

and they deliberated so that they might take Jesus by trickery, and kill him.

Matthew 27:63-64

saying, Sir, we remember that that deceiver said while he was still alive, After three days I am raised.

Matthew 28:2-6

And behold, a great earthquake occurred, for an agent of Lord, having descended from heaven, having come, he rolled the stone away from the door and sat upon it.

Acts 4:17-18

But that it may not spread on further among the people, let us threaten them with threats to speak no longer in this name, to not one man.

Acts 5:27-28

And having brought them, they placed them in the council. And the high priest demanded them,

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