Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

For I have heard the slander of many terror on every side when they take counsel together against me: they plot to take away my life.

New American Standard Bible

For I have heard the slander of many,
Terror is on every side;
While they took counsel together against me,
They schemed to take away my life.

King James Version

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.

Holman Bible

I have heard the gossip of many;
terror is on every side.
When they conspired against me,
they plotted to take my life.

International Standard Version

I have heard the slander of many; it is like terror all around me, as they conspire together and plot to take my life.

A Conservative Version

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.

American Standard Version

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.

Amplified


For I have heard the slander and whispering of many,
Terror is on every side;
While they schemed together against me,
They plotted to take away my life.

Bible in Basic English

False statements against me have come to my ears; fear was on every side: they were talking together against me, designing to take away my life.

Julia Smith Translation

For I heard the slander of many sojourning round about: in their sitting together against me they purposed to take away my soul

King James 2000

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.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For I hear [the] rumor of many, "Terror on every side!" When conspiring together against me, they have plotted to take my life.

Modern King James verseion

For I have heard the slander of many; fear is on every side; because of their plottings together against me, they planned to take away my life.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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.

NET Bible

For I hear what so many are saying, the terrifying news that comes from every direction. When they plot together against me, they figure out how they can take my life.

New Heart English Bible

For I have heard the slander of many, terror on every side, while they conspire together against me, they plot to take away my life.

The Emphasized Bible

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.

Webster

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.

World English Bible

For I have heard the slander of many, terror on every side, while they conspire together against me, they plot to take away my life.

Youngs Literal Translation

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,

References

Fausets

Context Readings

A Plea For Protection

12 I am forgotten in their heart as a dead man; I am become like a broken vessel. 13 For I have heard the slander of many terror on every side when they take counsel together against me: they plot to take away my life. 14 But I confided in thee, Jehovah; I said, thou art my God.


Cross References

Jeremiah 20:10

For I have heard the defaming of many, terror on every side: Report, and we will report it. All my familiars are watching for my stumbling: Peradventure he will be enticed, and we shall prevail against him; and we shall take our revenge on him.

Matthew 27:1

And when it was morning all the chief priests and the elders of the people took counsel against Jesus so that they might put him to death.

Lamentations 2:22

Thou hast called up, as on the day of a set feast, my terrors on every side; and in the day of Jehovah's anger there was none that escaped or remained: those that I have nursed and brought up hath mine enemy consumed.

2 Samuel 17:1-4

And Ahithophel said to Absalom, Let me, I pray, choose out twelve thousand men, and I will arise and pursue after David to-night;

1 Samuel 19:10-17

And Saul sought to smite David and the wall with the spear; but he slipped away out of Saul's presence, and he smote the spear into the wall. And David fled, and escaped that night.

1 Samuel 20:33

Then Saul cast the spear at him to smite him; and Jonathan knew that it was determined by his father to put David to death.

1 Samuel 22:8-10

that all of you have conspired against me, and there is none that informs me when my son has made a covenant with the son of Jesse; and there is none of you that is sorry for me, or informs me that my son has stirred up my servant as a lier-in-wait against me, as at this day?

1 Samuel 23:19-20

And the Ziphites came up to Saul to Gibeah, saying, Does not David hide himself with us in strongholds in the wood, on the hill of Hachilah, which is on the south of the waste?

1 Samuel 24:9

And David said to Saul, Why dost thou listen to words of men, saying, Behold, David seeks thy hurt?

Psalm 55:10

Day and night they go about it upon the walls thereof; and iniquity and mischief are in the midst of it.

Psalm 56:1-3

{To the chief Musician. On Jonathelem-rechokim. Of David. Michtam; when the Philistines took him in Gath.} Be gracious unto me, O God; for man would swallow me up: all the day long fighting he oppresseth me.

Psalm 57:4

My soul is in the midst of lions; I lie down among them that breathe out flames, the sons of men, whose teeth are spears and arrows, and their tongue a sharp sword.

Psalm 101:5

Whoso secretly slandereth his neighbour, him will I destroy; him that hath a high look and a proud heart will I not suffer.

Jeremiah 6:25

Go not forth into the field, nor walk by the way; for there is the sword of the enemy, terror is on every side.

Jeremiah 11:19

And I was like a tame lamb that is led to the slaughter; and I knew not that they devised devices against me, saying, Let us destroy the tree with the fruit thereof, and let us cut him off from the land of the living, that his name may be no more remembered.

Jeremiah 20:3-4

And it came to pass the next day, that Pashur brought forth Jeremiah out of the stocks; and Jeremiah said unto him, Jehovah hath not called thy name Pashur, but Magor-missabib.

Matthew 26:3-4

Then the chief priests and the elders of the people were gathered together to the palace of the high priest who was called Caiaphas,

Matthew 26:59

And the chief priests and the elders and the whole sanhedrim sought false witness against Jesus, so that they might put him to death.

Luke 23:1-2

And the whole multitude of them, rising up, led him to Pilate.

Luke 23:5

But they insisted, saying, He stirs up the people, teaching throughout all Judaea, beginning from Galilee even on to here.

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