Parallel Verses

American Standard 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.

A Conservative 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 Their fruit wilt thou destroy from the earth, And their seed from among the children of men. 11 For they intended evil against thee; They conceived a device which they are not able to perform. 12 For thou wilt make them turn their back; Thou wilt make ready with thy bowstrings against their face.


Cross References

Psalm 2:1

Why do the nations rage, And the peoples meditate a vain thing?

Psalm 10:2

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

Psalm 31:13

For I have heard the defaming of many, Terror 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 them that 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 therein 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 Jehovah gave me knowledge of it, and I knew it: then thou showedst me their doings.

Ezekiel 11:2

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

Matthew 2:8

And he sent them to Bethlehem, and said, Go and search out exactly concerning the young child; and when ye have found him, bring me word, that I also may come and worship him.

Matthew 2:16

Then Herod, when he saw that he was mocked of the Wise-men, was exceeding wroth, and sent forth, and slew all the male children that were in Bethlehem, and in all the borders thereof, from two years old and under, according to the time which he had exactly learned of the Wise-men.

Matthew 21:46

And when they sought to lay hold on him, they feared the multitudes, because they took him for a prophet.

Matthew 26:4-5

and they took counsel together that they might take Jesus by subtlety, and kill him.

Matthew 27:63-64

saying, Sir, we remember that that deceiver said while he was yet alive, After three days I rise again.

Matthew 28:2-6

And behold, there was a great earthquake; for an angel of the Lord descended from heaven, and came and rolled away the stone, and sat upon it.

Acts 4:17-18

But that it spread no further among the people, let us threaten them, that they speak henceforth to no man in this name.

Acts 5:27-28

And when they had brought them, they set them before the council. And the high priest asked them,

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