Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Malicious witnesses rise up;
They ask me of things that I do not know.

King James Version

False witnesses did rise up; they laid to my charge things that I knew not.

Holman Bible

Malicious witnesses come forward;
they question me about things I do not know.

International Standard Version

False witnesses stepped forward and questioned me concerning things about which I knew nothing.

A Conservative Version

Unrighteous witnesses rise up, they ask me of things that I know not.

American Standard Version

Unrighteous witnesses rise up; They ask me of things that I know not.

Amplified


Malicious witnesses rise up;
They ask me of things that I do not know.

Bible in Basic English

False witnesses got up: they put questions to me about crimes of which I had no knowledge.

Darby Translation

Unrighteous witnesses rise up; they lay to my charge things which I know not.

Julia Smith Translation

Witnesses of wrong will rise up; they will ask me what I knew not.

King James 2000

False witnesses did rise up; they laid to my charge things that I knew not.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Violent witnesses rise up; they ask me [concerning] what I do not know.

Modern King James verseion

Cruel witnesses rose up; they asked of me that which I never knew.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

False witnesses are risen up, and lay to my charge things that I know not.

NET Bible

Violent men perjure themselves, and falsely accuse me.

New Heart English Bible

Unrighteous witnesses rise up. They ask me about things that I do not know about.

The Emphasized Bible

There rise up witnesses helping forward violence and wrong, What I know not, they demand of me:

Webster

False witnesses arose; they laid to my charge things that I knew not.

World English Bible

Unrighteous witnesses rise up. They ask me about things that I don't know about.

Youngs Literal Translation

Violent witnesses rise up, That which I have not known they ask me.

Verse Info

Context Readings

Prayer For Victory

10 All my bones will say, “Lord, who is like You,
Who delivers the afflicted from him who is too strong for him,
And the afflicted and the needy from him who robs him?”
11 Malicious witnesses rise up;
They ask me of things that I do not know.
12 They repay me evil for good,
To the bereavement of my soul.


Cross References

Psalm 27:12

Do not deliver me over to the desire of my adversaries,
For false witnesses have risen against me,
And such as breathe out violence.

1 Samuel 24:9

David said to Saul, “Why do you listen to the words of men, saying, ‘Behold, David seeks to harm you’?

1 Samuel 25:10

But Nabal answered David’s servants and said, “Who is David? And who is the son of Jesse? There are many servants today who are each breaking away from his master.

Matthew 26:59-60

Now the chief priests and the whole Council kept trying to obtain false testimony against Jesus, so that they might put Him to death.

Acts 6:13

They put forward false witnesses who said, “This man incessantly speaks against this holy place and the Law;

Acts 24:5-6

For we have found this man a real pest and a fellow who stirs up dissension among all the Jews throughout the world, and a ringleader of the sect of the Nazarenes.

Acts 24:12-13

Neither in the temple, nor in the synagogues, nor in the city itself did they find me carrying on a discussion with anyone or causing a riot.

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