Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Those also who seek after my life lay snares [for me]. And those who seek my hurt speak mischievous things, and meditate deceits all the day long.

New American Standard Bible

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.

King James Version

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.

Holman Bible

Those who seek my life set traps,
and those who want to harm me threaten to destroy me;
they plot treachery all day long.

International Standard Version

Those who seek my life lay snares for me; those who seek to do me harm brag all day long about their wicked planning.

American Standard Version

They also 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.

Amplified


Those who seek my life lay snares for me,
And those who seek to injure me threaten mischievous things and destruction;
They devise treachery all the day long.

Darby Translation

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.

Julia Smith Translation

My friends and my neighbors will stand from before my stroke, and my kindred stood from far off.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

Those who seek my life lay snares as well, and those intent on my harm speak threats. They also plot deceit all day.

Modern King James verseion

And those who seek my life lay snares for me; and those who seek my hurt speak sly things, and utter deceits all the day long.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

They also that sought after my life laid snares for me; and they that went about to do me evil talked of wickedness, and imagined deceit all the day long.

NET Bible

Those who seek my life try to entrap me; those who want to harm me speak destructive words; all day long they say deceitful things.

New Heart English Bible

They also who seek after my life lay snares. Those who seek my hurt speak mischievous things, and meditate deceits all day long.

The Emphasized Bible

Yea they who are seeking my life, have laid snares, and they who are asking my harm, have threatened engulfing ruin, And, deceitful things - all day long, do they mutter.

Webster

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.

World English Bible

They also who seek after my life lay snares. Those who seek my hurt speak mischievous things, and meditate deceits all day long.

Youngs Literal Translation

And those seeking my soul lay a snare, And those seeking my evil Have spoken mischievous things, And they do deceits meditate all the day.

Verse Info

Context Readings

Prayer Of A Suffering Sinner

11 Those I love and my friends stand aloof from my plague, and my kinsmen stand afar off. 12 Those also who seek after my life lay snares [for me]. And those who seek my hurt speak mischievous things, and meditate deceits all the day long. 13 But I, as a deaf man, hear not. And I am as a mute man who opens not his mouth.


Cross References

Psalm 35:20

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

Psalm 140:5

The proud have hid a snare for me, and cords. They have spread a net by the wayside. They have set snares for me. Selah.

2 Samuel 16:7-8

And thus said Shimei when he cursed, Begone, begone, thou man of blood, and base fellow.

2 Samuel 17:1-3

Moreover Ahithophel said to Absalom, Let me now choose out twelve thousand men, and I will arise and pursue after David this night.

Psalm 10:9

He lurks in secret as a lion in his covert. He lays in wait to catch the poor man. He catches the poor man when he draws him in his net.

Psalm 35:4

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.

Psalm 54:3

For strangers are risen up against me, and violent men have sought after my soul. They have not set God before them. Selah.

Psalm 62:3-4

How long will ye set upon a man, that ye may kill, all of you, like a leaning wall, like a tottering fence?

Psalm 64:2-5

Hide me from the secret counsel of evil-doers, from the tumult of the workers of iniquity,

Psalm 119:110

The wicked have laid a snare for me, yet I have not gone astray from thy precepts.

Psalm 141:9

Keep me from the snare which they have laid for me, and from the traps of the workers of iniquity.

Luke 20:19-22

And the chief priests and the scholars sought to throw hands on him in the same hour. And they were afraid, for they knew that he spoke this parable against them.

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