Parallel Verses

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.

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 My friends and my companions stand aloof from my sore, and my kinsmen stand afar off. 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.
13 But I, as a deaf man, that heard not, and as a dumb man that did not open his mouth.


Cross References

Psalm 35:20

For they do not speak peace, but they devise deceitful matters against those that are meek in the land.

Psalm 140:5

The proud have hid a snare for me and cords; they have spread a net; on the path they have set snares for me. Selah.

2 Samuel 16:7-8

And thus said Shimei when he cursed, Come out, come out, thou bloody man, and thou man of Belial;

2 Samuel 17:1-3

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

Psalm 10:9

He lies in wait secretly as a lion in his den: he lies in wait to catch the poor: he catches the poor when he draws him into his net.

Psalm 35:4

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.

Psalm 54:3

For strangers are risen up against me, and oppressors seek after my soul; they have not set God before them. Selah.

Psalm 62:3-4

How long will ye imagine mischief against a man? Shall ye murder each other until ye are as a bowing wall and as a tottering fence?

Psalm 64:2-5

Hide me from the secret counsel of the wicked, from the insurrection of the workers of iniquity:

Psalm 119:110

The wicked have laid a snare for me; yet did not I err from thy precepts.

Psalm 141:9

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

Luke 20:19-22

And the princes of the priests and the scribes the same hour sought to lay hands on him, for they perceived that he had spoken this parable against them; but they feared the people.

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