Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For they intended mischief against thee, and imagined such a device as 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.

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.

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 shalt thou root out of the earth, and their seed from among the children of men. 11 For they intended mischief against thee, and imagined such a device as they are not able to perform. 12 Therefore shalt thou put them to flight, and the strings of thy bow shalt thou make ready against the face of them.


Cross References

Psalm 2:1

W hy did the heathen rage and the people imagine vain things?

Psalm 10:2

While the ungodly hath the overhand, the poor must suffer persecution; let them be taken in the crafty wiliness that they have imagined!

Psalm 31:13

For I have heard the blasphemy of the multitude, and fear is on every side, while they conspire together against me, and take their counsel to take away my life.

Psalm 35:20

And why? Their communing is not for peace, but they imagine deceitful words against them that are quiet in the land.

Psalm 83:4

"Come," say they, "let us root them out, that they be no more a people, and that the name of Israel may be no more in remembrance."

Isaiah 7:6-7

saying, 'We will go down into Judah, vex them, and bring them under us, and set a king there, even the son of Tabeel.'

Isaiah 8:9-10

Go together ye people, and gather you, hearken to all ye of far countries. Muster you, and you shall be broken down: prepare you to battle and you shall be torn in pieces.

Jeremiah 11:18-19

This, O LORD, have I learned of thee, and understand it, for thou hast showed me their imaginations.

Ezekiel 11:2

Then said the LORD unto me, "Thou son of man: these men imagine mischief, and a wicked counsel take they in this city,

Matthew 2:8

and sent them to Bethlehem, saying, "Go and search diligently for the child. And when ye have found him, bring me word, that I may come and worship him also."

Matthew 2:16

Then Herod, perceiving that he was mocked of the wise men, was exceeding wroth, and sent forth, and slew all the children that were in Bethlehem, and in all the coasts thereof, as many as were two years old and under according to the time which he had diligently searched out of the wise men.

Matthew 21:46

And they went about to lay hands on him, but they feared the people, because they took him as a prophet.

Matthew 26:4-5

and held a counsel, how they might take Jesus by subtlety, and kill him.

Matthew 27:63-64

and said, "Sir, we remember that this deceiver said while he was yet alive, after three days I will arise 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 be noised no farther among the people, let us threaten and charge 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 chief priest asked them,

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