Parallel Verses

King James Version

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

New American Standard Bible

For they do not speak peace,
But they devise deceitful words against those who 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 words [half-truths and lies] 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.

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 Let not them that are mine enemies wrongfully rejoice over me: neither let them wink with the eye that hate me without a cause. 20 For they speak not peace: but they devise deceitful matters against them that are quiet in the land. 21 Yea, they opened their mouth wide against me, and said, Aha, aha, our eye hath seen it.


Cross References

Psalm 31:13

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.

Psalm 36:3-4

The words of his mouth are iniquity and deceit: he hath left off to be wise, and to do good.

Psalm 38:12

They also that seek after my life lay snares for me: and they that seek my hurt speak mischievous things, and imagine deceits all the day long.

Psalm 52:2

Thy tongue deviseth mischiefs; like a sharp rasor, working deceitfully.

Psalm 64:4-6

That they may shoot in secret at the perfect: suddenly do they shoot at him, and fear not.

Psalm 120:5-7

Woe is me, that I sojourn in Mesech, that I dwell in the tents of Kedar!

Psalm 140:2-5

Which imagine mischiefs in their heart; continually are they gathered together for war.

Jeremiah 11:19

But I was like a lamb or an ox that is brought to the slaughter; and I knew not that they had devised devices against me, saying, Let us destroy the tree with the fruit thereof, and let us cut him off from the land of the living, that his name may be no more remembered.

Daniel 6:5

Then said these men, We shall not find any occasion against this Daniel, except we find it against him concerning the law of his God.

Matthew 12:19

He shall not strive, nor cry; neither shall any man hear his voice in the streets.

Matthew 12:24

But when the Pharisees heard it, they said, This fellow doth not cast out devils, but by Beelzebub the prince of the devils.

Matthew 26:4

And consulted that they might take Jesus by subtilty, and kill him.

Acts 23:15

Now therefore ye with the council signify to the chief captain that he bring him down unto you to morrow, as though ye would inquire something more perfectly concerning him: and we, or ever he come near, are ready to kill him.

Acts 25:3

And desired favour against him, that he would send for him to Jerusalem, laying wait in the way to kill him.

1 Peter 2:22-23

Who did no sin, neither was guile found in his mouth:

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