Parallel Verses

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:

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 them be put to shame and dishonor who seek and require my life; let them be turned back and confounded who plan my hurt!

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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.

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 And draw out the spear, and stop the way against my pursuers: say unto my soul, I am thy salvation. 4 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: 5 Let them be as chaff before the wind, and let the angel of Jehovah drive them away;


Cross References

Psalm 129:5

Let them be ashamed and turned backward, all that hate Zion;

1 Samuel 23:23

And see, and ascertain all the lurking-places where he hides himself, and come ye again to me with sure information, that I may go with you; and it shall come to pass, if he be in the land, that I will search him out throughout the thousands of Judah.

1 Kings 19:10

And he said, I have been very jealous for Jehovah the God of hosts; for the children of Israel have forsaken thy covenant, thrown down thine altars, and slain thy prophets with the sword; and I am left, I alone, and they seek my life, to take it away.

Psalm 31:17-18

Jehovah, let me not be ashamed; for I have called upon thee: let the wicked be ashamed, let them be silent in Sheol.

Psalm 35:26

Let them be ashamed and brought to confusion together that rejoice at mine adversity; let them be clothed with shame and dishonour that magnify themselves against me.

Psalm 38:12

And they that seek after my life lay snares for me; and they that seek my hurt speak mischievous things, and meditate deceits all the day long.

Psalm 40:14-15

Let them be ashamed and brought to confusion together that seek after my soul to destroy it; let them be turned backward and confounded that take pleasure in mine adversity;

Psalm 70:2-3

Let them be ashamed and brought to confusion that seek after my soul; let them be turned backward and confounded that take pleasure in mine adversity;

Psalm 71:24

My tongue also shall talk of thy righteousness all the day; for they shall be ashamed, for they shall be brought to confusion, that seek my hurt.

Isaiah 37:29

Because thy raging against me and thine arrogance is come up into mine ears, I will put my ring in thy nose, and my bridle in thy lips, and I will make thee go back by the way by which thou camest.

Jeremiah 46:5

Why do I see them dismayed, turned away back? And their mighty ones are beaten down, and take to flight, and look not back? Terror is on every side, saith Jehovah.

Ezekiel 13:19

And will ye profane me among my people for handfuls of barley and for morsels of bread, to slay the souls that should not die, and to save the souls alive that should not live, by your lying to my people that listen to lying?

Matthew 27:1

And when it was morning all the chief priests and the elders of the people took counsel against Jesus so that they might put him to death.

John 18:6

When therefore he said to them, I am he, they went away backward and fell to the ground.

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