Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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 As for my friends and my neighbors, they stand aloof from my distress; even my close relatives stand at a distance. 12 Those who seek my life lay snares for me; those who seek to do me harm brag all day long about their wicked planning. 13 I am like the deaf, who cannot hear, and like the mute, who cannot open his mouth.


Cross References

Psalm 35:20

For they do not speak peace; they devise clever lies against the peaceful people of the land.

Psalm 140:5

The arrogant have laid a trap for me; they have spread a net with ropes, lining it with snares along the way. Interlude

2 Samuel 16:7-8

"Get out of here! Get out!" Shimei yelled as he cursed. "You murderer! You who think you're above the law!

2 Samuel 16:7-3

"Get out of here! Get out!" Shimei yelled as he cursed. "You murderer! You who think you're above the law!

Psalm 10:9

Their eyes secretly watch the helpless, lying in wait like a lion in his den. They lie in wait to catch the afflicted. They catch the afflicted when they pull him into their net.

Psalm 35:4

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

Psalm 54:3

For the arrogant have arisen against me; oppressors have sought to take my life. They do not keep God in mind! Interlude

Psalm 62:3-4

How long will you rage against someone? Would you attack him as if he were a leaning wall or a tottering fence?

Psalm 64:2-5

Hide me from the secret plots of the wicked, from the mob of those who practice evil,

Psalm 119:110

Though the wicked lay a trap for me, I haven't wandered away from your precepts.

Psalm 141:9

Protect me from the trap laid for me and from the snares of those who practice evil.

Luke 20:19-22

When the scribes and the high priests realized that Jesus had told this parable about them, they wanted to arrest him right then, but they were afraid of the crowd.

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