Parallel Verses

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

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.

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.

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 was forgotten as the dead from the heart: I was a vessel perishing. 13 For I heard the slander of many sojourning round about: in their sitting together against me they purposed to take away my soul 14 And I trusted upon thee, O Jehovah: I said, Thou my God.


Cross References

Jeremiah 20:10

For I heard the slander of many, terror from round about Announce ye, and we will announce. Every man of my peace watching my halting: perhaps he will be persuaded, and we shall prevail against him, and we will take our vengeance of him.

Matthew 27:1

And having been morning, all the chief priests and elders of the people took counsel against Jesus, to kill him:

Lamentations 2:22

Thou wilt call as the day of appointment my sojourning from round about, and in the day of the anger of Jehovah there was no escaping and surviving: those I bore upon my hands and brought up, the enemy finished.

2 Samuel 17:1-4

And Ahithophel will say to Absalom, I will now choose twelve thousand men. and I will rise and pursue after David this night:

1 Samuel 19:10-17

And Saul will seek to strike the spear into David and even into the wall: and he will slip away from the face of Saul, and he will strike the spear into the wall: and David fled, and he will escape in that night

1 Samuel 20:33

And Saul will lift up his spear against him to strike him, and Jonathan will know that it was finished from his father to kill David.

1 Samuel 22:8-10

That ye were all bound together against me and none uncovering mine ear in my sons cutting out with the son of Jesse, and none of you was concerned for me and uncovered mine ear that my son raised up my servant against me to lie in wait as this day.

1 Samuel 23:19-20

And the Ziphites will go up to Saul to the hill, saying, Is not David hiding with us in the fastnesses in the thicket, in the hill of Hachilah, which is from the right of the desert?

1 Samuel 24:9

And David will say to Saul, Why wilt thou hear the words of man, saying, Behold, David is seeking thy hurt?

Psalm 55:10

Day and night they will surround it upon its walls: and vanity and trouble in her midst

Psalm 56:1-3

To the overseer for the silent dove of those far off: to David, a poem in the rovers taking him in Gath. Compassionate me, O God, for man panted after me; warring all the day, he will press me.

Psalm 57:4

My soul is in the midst of lions: I shall lie down with the flaming, the sons of man, their teeth spears and arrows, and their tongue a sharp sword.

Psalm 101:5

Slandering his neighbor in secret, him will I cut off: him being lofty of eyes and broad of heart, with him I will not eat

Jeremiah 6:25

Thou shalt not go forth to the field, and thou shalt not go by the way; for the sword to the enemy, fear from round about.

Jeremiah 11:19

And I as a gentle lamb being brought to the slaughter; and I knew not that against me they purposed purposes: We will destroy the tree with its food, and we will cut him off from the land of the living, and his name shall no more be remembered.

Jeremiah 20:3-4

And it will be on the morrow, and Pashur will bring forth Jeremiah from the stocks. And Jeremiah will say to him, Jehovah called not thy name Pashur, but Terror from round about.

Matthew 26:3-4

Then were gathered together the chief priests, and scribes, and the more ancient of the people, into the court-yard of the chief priest, called Caliaphas,

Matthew 26:59

And the chief priests, and the elders, and the whole council sought false testimony against Jesus, so that they might put him to death;

Luke 23:1-2

And all the multitude of them having risen, brought him to Pilate.

Luke 23:5

And they were strong, saying, That he stirs up the people, teaching through the whole of Judea, beginning from Galilee to here.

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