Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

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

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.

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.

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 - out of the earth, wilt thou destroy, and their seed, from among the sons of men; 11 For they have held out, against thee, a wicked thing, They have devised a scheme they cannot accomplish. 12 For thou wilt cause them to turn their back, Upon thy bow-strings, wilt thou make ready against their face.


Cross References

Psalm 2:1

Wherefore have nations assembled in tumult? Or should, peoples, mutter an empty thing?

Psalm 10:2

In the pride of the lawless one, he hotly pursueth the poor, let them be caught in the plots which they have devised!

Psalm 31:13

For I have heard the whispering of many - A terror round about! When they have sat in conclave together against me, to take away my life, have they intrigued.

Psalm 35:20

For, no salvation, will they utter, - But, against the quiet of the land, deceitful things, do they devise;

Psalm 83:4

They have said - Come, and let us wipe them out from being a nation, That the name of Israel may be remembered no more.

Isaiah 7:6-7

Let us go up against Judah, and besiege it, and break it open, for ourselves, - and set up a king in the midst thereof, even the son of Tabeal,

Isaiah 8:9-10

Rage, O ye peoples, - and be overthrown, And give ear, all ye distant parts of the earth, - Gird yourselves and be overthrown, Gird yourselves, and be overthrown:

Jeremiah 11:18-19

Now when Yahweh, let me know and I did know, then, didst thou shew me their doings.

Ezekiel 11:2

Then said he unto me, Son of man, These, are the men who are devising iniquity, and who are counselling wicked counsel in this city;

Matthew 2:8

and sending them to Bethlehem, said - Go search out accurately concerning the child, - and, as soon as ye find it, bring report unto me, that, I also, may come and bow myself down to it.

Matthew 2:16

Then Herod, seeing that he had been mocked by the wise men, was exceedingly enraged, - and sent and slew all the male children that were in Bethlehem, and in all its bounds, from two years old and under, according to the time which he had ascertained from the wise men.

Matthew 21:46

And, seeking to secure him, they feared the multitudes; since, for a prophet, were they holding him.

Matthew 26:4-5

and they took counsel together, in order that, Jesus, by guile, they might secure, and slay.

Matthew 27:63-64

saying - Sir! we have been put in mind that, that deceiver, said, while yet living, - After three days, will I, arise.

Matthew 28:2-6

And lo! a great commotion occurred, - for, a messenger of the Lord, descending out of heaven, and coming near, had rolled away the stone, and was sitting upon it.

Acts 4:17-18

Nevertheless, lest it further spread abroad among the people, let us charge them with threats, to be no more speaking upon this name, to any soul of man.

Acts 5:27-28

But, leading them in, set them in the high- council. And the High-priest questioned them,

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