Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

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

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.

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.

Verse Info

Context Readings

The King's Victory

10 Their fruit from earth Thou destroyest, And their seed from the sons of men. 11 For they stretched out against Thee evil, They devised a wicked device, they prevail not, 12 For Thou makest them a butt, When Thy strings Thou preparest against their faces.


Cross References

Psalm 2:1

Why have nations tumultuously assembled? And do peoples meditate vanity?

Psalm 10:2

Through the pride of the wicked, Is the poor inflamed, They are caught in devices that they devised.

Psalm 31:13

For I have heard an evil account of many, Fear is round about. In their being united against me, To take my life they have devised,

Psalm 35:20

For they speak not peace, And against the quiet of the land, Deceitful words they devise,

Psalm 83:4

They have said, 'Come, And we cut them off from being a nation, And the name of Israel is not remembered any more.'

Isaiah 7:6-7

We go up into Judah, and we vex it, And we rend it unto ourselves, And we cause a king to reign in its midst -- The son of Tabeal.

Isaiah 8:9-10

Be friends, O nations, and be broken, And give ear, all ye far off ones of earth, Gird yourselves, and be broken, Gird yourselves, and be broken.

Jeremiah 11:18-19

And, O Jehovah, cause me to know, and I know, Then Thou hast showed me their doings.

Ezekiel 11:2

And He saith unto me, 'Son of man, these are the men who are devising iniquity, and who are giving evil counsel in this city;

Matthew 2:8

and having sent them to Beth-Lehem, he said, 'Having gone -- inquire ye exactly for the child, and whenever ye may have found, bring me back word, that I also having come may bow to him.'

Matthew 2:16

Then Herod, having seen that he was deceived by the mages, was very wroth, and having sent forth, he slew all the male children in Beth-Lehem, and in all its borders, from two years and under, according to the time that he inquired exactly from the mages.

Matthew 21:46

and seeking to lay hold on him, they feared the multitudes, seeing they were holding him as a prophet.

Matthew 26:4-5

and they consulted together that they might take Jesus by guile, and kill him,

Matthew 27:63-64

saying, 'Sir, we have remembered that that deceiver said while yet living, After three days I do rise;

Matthew 28:2-6

and lo, there came a great earthquake, for a messenger of the Lord, having come down out of heaven, having come, did roll away the stone from the door, and was sitting upon it,

Acts 4:17-18

but that it may spread no further toward the people, let us strictly threaten them no more to speak in this name to any man.'

Acts 5:27-28

and having brought them, they set them in the sanhedrim, and the chief priest questioned them,

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