Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Let those be ashamed and dishonored who seek my life;
Let those be turned back and humiliated who devise evil against me.

King James Version

Let them be confounded and put to shame that seek after my soul: let them be turned back and brought to confusion that devise my hurt.

Holman Bible

Let those who seek to kill me
be disgraced and humiliated;
let those who plan to harm me
be turned back and ashamed.

International Standard Version

Let those who seek my life be ashamed and disgraced; let those who plot evil against me be driven back and confounded.

A Conservative Version

Let them be put to shame and brought to dishonor who seek after my soul. Let them be turned back and confounded who devise my hurt.

American Standard Version

Let them be put to shame and brought to dishonor that seek after my soul: Let them be turned back and confounded that devise my hurt.

Amplified


Let those be ashamed and dishonored who seek my life;
Let those be turned back [in defeat] and humiliated who plot evil against me.

Bible in Basic English

Let them be overcome and put to shame who make attempts to take my soul; let those who would do me damage be turned back and made foolish.

Darby Translation

Let them be put to shame and confounded that seek after my life; let them be turned backward and brought to confusion that devise my hurt:

Julia Smith Translation

They seeking my soul shall be ashamed and disgraced: they shall be drawn back and be ashamed purposing my evil

King James 2000

Let them be confounded and put to shame that seek after my soul: let them be turned back and brought to confusion that devise my hurt.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Let those who seek my life be shamed and humiliated. Let those who plot calamity against me be repulsed and ashamed.

Modern King James verseion

Let them be humbled and put to shame, those who seek after my soul; let them be turned back and be brought to blushing, those who plot evil to me.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Let them be confounded, and put to shame, that seek after my soul; let them be turned back and brought to confusion, that imagine mischief for me.

NET Bible

May those who seek my life be embarrassed and humiliated! May those who plan to harm me be turned back and ashamed!

New Heart English Bible

Let those who seek after my soul be disappointed and brought to dishonor. Let those who plot my ruin be turned back and confounded.

The Emphasized Bible

Let them be ashamed and confounded, who are seeking my life, - Let them turn back and be put to the blush, who are devising my hurt:

Webster

Let them be confounded and put to shame that seek after my soul: let them be turned back and brought to confusion that devise my hurt.

World English Bible

Let those who seek after my soul be disappointed and brought to dishonor. Let those who plot my ruin be turned back and confounded.

Youngs Literal Translation

They are ashamed and blush, those seeking my soul, Turned backward and confounded, Those devising my evil.

Verse Info

Context Readings

Prayer For Victory

3 Draw also the spear and the battle-axe to meet those who pursue me;
Say to my soul, “I am your salvation.”
4 Let those be ashamed and dishonored who seek my life;
Let those be turned back and humiliated who devise evil against me.
5 Let them be like chaff before the wind,
With the angel of the Lord driving them on.


Cross References

Psalm 129:5

May all who hate Zion
Be put to shame and turned backward;

1 Samuel 23:23

So look, and learn about all the hiding places where he hides himself and return to me with certainty, and I will go with you; and if he is in the land, I will search him out among all the thousands of Judah.”

1 Kings 19:10

He said, “I have been very zealous for the Lord, the God of hosts; for the sons of Israel have forsaken Your covenant, torn down Your altars and killed Your prophets with the sword. And I alone am left; and they seek my life, to take it away.”

Psalm 31:17-18

Let me not be put to shame, O Lord, for I call upon You;
Let the wicked be put to shame, let them be silent in Sheol.

Psalm 35:26

Let those be ashamed and humiliated altogether who rejoice at my distress;
Let those be clothed with shame and dishonor who magnify themselves over me.

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 40:14-15

Let those be ashamed and humiliated together
Who seek my life to destroy it;
Let those be turned back and dishonored
Who delight in my hurt.

Psalm 70:2-3

Let those be ashamed and humiliated
Who seek my life;
Let those be turned back and dishonored
Who delight in my hurt.

Psalm 71:24

My tongue also will utter Your righteousness all day long;
For they are ashamed, for they are humiliated who seek my hurt.

Isaiah 37:29

“Because of your raging against Me
And because your arrogance has come up to My ears,
Therefore I will put My hook in your nose
And My bridle in your lips,
And I will turn you back by the way which you came.

Jeremiah 46:5

“Why have I seen it?
They are terrified,
They are drawing back,
And their mighty men are defeated
And have taken refuge in flight,
Without facing back;
Terror is on every side!”
Declares the Lord.

Ezekiel 13:19

For handfuls of barley and fragments of bread, you have profaned Me to My people to put to death some who should not die and to keep others alive who should not live, by your lying to My people who listen to lies.”’”

Matthew 27:1

Now when morning came, all the chief priests and the elders of the people conferred together against Jesus to put Him to death;

John 18:6

So when He said to them, “I am He,” they drew back and fell to the ground.

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