Parallel Verses

King James 2000

For they intended evil against you: they devised a mischievous act, 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.

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.

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 offspring shall you destroy from the earth, and their descendants from among the children of men. 11 For they intended evil against you: they devised a mischievous act, which they are not able to perform. 12 Therefore shall you make them turn their back, when you shall make ready your arrows upon your strings toward their face.


Cross References

Psalm 2:1

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

Psalm 10:2

The wicked in his pride does persecute the poor: let them be taken in the devices that they have imagined.

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 matters 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 trouble it, and let us make a break in its wall for us, and set a king in the midst of it, even the son of Tabeal:

Isaiah 8:9-10

Be shattered, O you people, you shall be broken in pieces; and give ear, all you from far countries: gird yourselves, and you shall be broken in pieces; gird yourselves, and you shall be broken in pieces.

Jeremiah 11:18-19

And the LORD has given me knowledge of it, and I know it: then you showed me their doings.

Ezekiel 11:2

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

Matthew 2:8

And he sent them to Bethlehem, and said, Go and search diligently for the young child; and when you have found him, bring me word again, that I may come and worship him also.

Matthew 2:16

Then Herod, when he saw that he was mocked by the wise men, was exceedingly angry, and sent forth, and slew all the children that were in Bethlehem, and in all the region thereof, from two years old and under, according to the time which he had diligently inquired of the wise men.

Matthew 21:46

But when they sought to lay hands on him, they feared the multitude, because they took him for a prophet.

Matthew 26:4-5

And consulted that they might take Jesus by subtlety, and kill him.

Matthew 27:63-64

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

Matthew 28:2-6

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

Acts 4:17-18

But that it spread no further among the people, let us sternly threaten them, that they speak no longer to any 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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