Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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.

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
My loved ones and my friends stand aloof from my plague;
And my neighbors stand far away.
12 
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.
13
But I, like a deaf man, do not hear;
I am like a mute man who does not open his mouth.


Cross References

Psalm 35:20


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

Psalm 140:5


The proud have hidden a trap for me, and cords;
They have spread a net by the wayside;
They have set traps for me. Selah.

2 Samuel 16:7-8

This is what Shimei said as he cursed: “Get out, get out, you man of bloodshed, you worthless and useless man!

2 Samuel 17:1-3

Then, Ahithophel said to Absalom, “Please let me choose 12,000 men, and I will set out and pursue David tonight.

Psalm 10:9


He lurks in a hiding place like a lion in his lair;
He lies in wait to catch the afflicted;
He catches the afflicted when he draws him into his net.

Psalm 35:4


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

Psalm 54:3


For strangers have risen against me
And violent men have sought my life;
They have not set God before them. Selah.

Psalm 62:3-4


How long will you attack a man
So that you may murder him, all of you,
Like a leaning wall, like a tottering fence?

Psalm 64:2-5


Hide me from the secret counsel and conspiracy of the ungodly,
From the scheming of those who do wrong,

Psalm 119:110


The wicked have laid a snare for me,
Yet I do not wander from Your precepts.

Psalm 141:9


Keep me from the jaws of the trap which they have set for me,
And from the snares of those who do evil.

Luke 20:19-22

The scribes and the chief priests tried to [find a way to] arrest Him at that very hour, but they were afraid of the people; because they understood that He spoke this parable against them.

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