Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For they do not speak peace, But they devise deceitful words against those who are quiet in the land.

King James Version

For they speak not peace: but they devise deceitful matters against them that are quiet in the land.

Holman Bible

For they do not speak in friendly ways, but contrive deceitful schemes against those who live peacefully in the land.

International Standard Version

For they do not speak peace; they devise clever lies against the peaceful people of the land.

A Conservative Version

For they speak not peace, but they devise deceitful words against those who are quiet in the land.

American Standard Version

For they speak not peace; But they devise deceitful words against them that are quiet in the land.

Amplified

For they do not speak peace, but they devise deceitful matters against those who are quiet in the land.

Bible in Basic English

For they do not say words of peace; in their deceit they are designing evil things against the quiet ones in the land.

Darby Translation

For they speak not peace; and they devise deceitful words against the quiet in the land.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For they do not speak peace, but they devise deceitful matters against those that are meek in the land.

Julia Smith Translation

For they will not speak peace: and against the quiet of the land they will purpose words of deceits.

King James 2000

For they speak not peace: but they devise deceitful matters against them that are quiet in the land.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For they do not speak peace, but against [the] quiet [ones] of [the] land they plan deceitful words.

Modern King James verseion

For they do not speak peace; but they think deceitful things against the quiet ones of the earth.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And why? Their communing is not for peace, but they imagine deceitful words against them that are quiet in the land.

NET Bible

For they do not try to make peace with others, but plan ways to deceive those who are unsuspecting.

New Heart English Bible

For they do not speak peace, but they devise deceitful words against those who are quiet in the land.

The Emphasized Bible

For, no salvation, will they utter, - But, against the quiet of the land, deceitful things, do they devise;

Webster

For they speak not peace: but they devise deceitful matters against them that are quiet in the land.

World English Bible

For they don't speak peace, but they devise deceitful words against those who are quiet in the land.

Youngs Literal Translation

For they speak not peace, And against the quiet of the land, Deceitful words they devise,

References

Context Readings

Prayer For Victory

19 Do not let those who are wrongfully my enemies rejoice over me; Nor let those who hate me without cause wink maliciously. 20 For they do not speak peace, But they devise deceitful words against those who are quiet in the land. 21 They opened their mouth wide against me; They said, "Aha, aha, our eyes have seen it!"


Cross References

Psalm 31:13

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.

Psalm 36:3-4

The words of his mouth are wickedness and deceit; He has ceased to be wise and to do good.

Psalm 38:12

Those who seek my life lay snares for me; And those who seek to injure me have threatened destruction, And they devise treachery all day long.

Psalm 52:2

Your tongue devises destruction, Like a sharp razor, O worker of deceit.

Psalm 64:4-6

To shoot from concealment at the blameless; Suddenly they shoot at him, and do not fear.

Psalm 120:5-7

Woe is me, for I sojourn in Meshech, For I dwell among the tents of Kedar!

Psalm 140:2-5

Who devise evil things in their hearts; They continually stir up wars.

Jeremiah 11:19

But I was like a gentle lamb led to the slaughter; And I did not know that they had devised plots against me, saying, "Let us destroy the tree with its fruit, And let us cut him off from the land of the living, That his name be remembered no more."

Daniel 6:5

Then these men said, "We will not find any ground of accusation against this Daniel unless we find it against him with regard to the law of his God."

Matthew 12:19

"HE WILL NOT QUARREL, NOR CRY OUT; NOR WILL ANYONE HEAR HIS VOICE IN THE STREETS.

Matthew 12:24

But when the Pharisees heard this, they said, "This man casts out demons only by Beelzebul the ruler of the demons."

Matthew 26:4

and they plotted together to seize Jesus by stealth and kill Him.

Acts 23:15

"Now therefore, you and the Council notify the commander to bring him down to you, as though you were going to determine his case by a more thorough investigation; and we for our part are ready to slay him before he comes near the place."

Acts 25:3

requesting a concession against Paul, that he might have him brought to Jerusalem (at the same time, setting an ambush to kill him on the way).

1 Peter 2:22-23

WHO COMMITTED NO SIN, NOR WAS ANY DECEIT FOUND IN HIS MOUTH;



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