Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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 and unrighteous witnesses rise up; they ask me of things that I know not.

Bible in Basic English

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

False witnesses rose up; they laid to my charge things that I knew 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 shall say, Jehovah, who is like unto thee, who deliverest the afflicted from one stronger than he, yea, the afflicted and the needy from him that spoileth him! 11 Unrighteous witnesses rise up; they lay to my charge things which I know not. 12 They reward me evil for good, to the bereavement of my soul.


Cross References

Psalm 27:12

Deliver me not over to the will of mine adversaries; for false witnesses are risen up against me, and such as breathe out violence.

1 Samuel 24:9

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

1 Samuel 25:10

And Nabal answered David's servants and said, Who is David? and who is the son of Jesse? there are many servants now-a-days that break away every man from his master.

Matthew 26:59-60

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

Acts 6:13

And they set false witnesses, saying, This man does not cease speaking words against the holy place and the law;

Acts 24:5-6

For finding this man a pest, and moving sedition among all the Jews throughout the world, and a leader of the sect of the Nazaraeans;

Acts 24:12-13

and neither in the temple did they find me discoursing to any one, or making any tumultuous gathering together of the crowd, nor in the synagogues, nor in the city;

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