Parallel Verses

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.

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 of many; terror is on every side! While they schemed together against me, they plotted to take 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.

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 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 as a dead man out of mind; I am like a broken vessel. 13 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. 14 But I trusted in You, O Jehovah; I said, You are my God.


Cross References

Jeremiah 20:10

For I heard the slanders of many, Terror is all around! Expose! Yea, let us expose him! Every man of my peace is watching for my fall, saying, Perhaps he will be lured away, and we shall prevail over him, and we shall take our revenge on him.

Matthew 27:1

And it becoming early morning, all the chief priests and elders of the people took counsel against Jesus to put Him to death.

Lamentations 2:22

You have called as in a solemn day my terrors all around, and there was not an escaped one or a survivor in the day of Jehovah's anger. Those whom I have nursed and multiplied, my enemy has consumed.

2 Samuel 17:1-4

And Ahithophel said to Absalom, Please let me choose out twelve thousand men, and I will arise and pursue after David tonight.

1 Samuel 19:10-17

And Saul thought to strike David even to the wall with the spear. But he burst forth from Saul's presence, and he struck the spear into the wall. And David fled and escaped that night.

1 Samuel 20:33

And Saul threw a spear at him to strike him, and by this Jonathan knew that his father was determined to kill David.

1 Samuel 22:8-10

But all of you have conspired against me, and none of you was revealing in my ear when my son cut a covenant with the son of Jesse? And not one of you is sorry for me, even to reveal in my ear that my son has stirred up my servant against me, to lie in wait, as today.

1 Samuel 23:19-20

And the men of Ziph came up to Saul, to Gibeah, saying, Does not David hide himself with us in strongholds in the forest, in the hill of Hachilah, which is on the south of the wilderness?

1 Samuel 24:9

And David said to Saul, Why do you hear man's words, saying, Behold, David seeks to do you evil?

Psalm 55:10

They go around her on her walls by day and night; and evil and sorrow are in her midst.

Psalm 56:1-3

To the Chief Musician. Concerning the silent dove, those far off. Of David, a secret treasure, when the Philistines took him in Gath. Be merciful to me, O God, for man would swallow me up; fighting daily, he presses me down.

Psalm 57:4

My soul is among lions; I lie among those on fire, the sons of men whose teeth are spears and arrows, and their tongue a sharp sword.

Psalm 101:5

Whoever secretly slanders his neighbor, I will cut him off; him who has a high look and a proud heart, I will not allow.

Jeremiah 6:25

Do not go out into the field, nor walk by the way; for the sword of the enemy and fear are on every side.

Jeremiah 11:19

But I was like a docile lamb being brought to the slaughter. And I did not know that they had plotted evils against me, saying, Let us destroy the tree with its fruit, and let us cut him off from the land of the living, so that his name may be remembered no more.

Jeremiah 20:3-4

And it happened on the next day, Pashur brought Jeremiah out of the stocks. Then Jeremiah said to him, Jehovah has not called your name Pashur, but Terror from All Around.

Matthew 26:3-4

Then the chief priests, and the scribes, and the elders of the people, assembled together to the palace of the high priest, who was called Caiaphas.

Matthew 26:59

And the chief priests and the elders and all the sanhedrin sought false witness against Jesus, in order to put Him to death.

Luke 23:1-2

And rising up, all the multitude of them led Him before Pilate.

Luke 23:5

And they were the more fierce, saying, He stirs up the people, teaching throughout all Judea, beginning from Galilee to this place.

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