Parallel Verses

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.

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 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 lovers and my friends stand apart from my plague; and my neighbors stand far off. 12 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. 13 But like a deaf one, I do not hear; and I am like a dumb one who opens not his mouth.


Cross References

Psalm 35:20

For they do not speak peace; but they think deceitful things against the quiet ones of the earth.

Psalm 140:5

The proud have hidden cords and a trap for me; they have spread a net by the wayside; they have set snares for me. Selah.

2 Samuel 16:7-8

And Shimei said this in his cursing, Go out, O man of blood, O man of Belial.

2 Samuel 17:1-3

And Ahithophel said to Absalom, Please let me choose out twelve thousand men, and I will arise and pursue after David tonight.

Psalm 10:9

He lies in wait secretly, like 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 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.

Psalm 54:3

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

Psalm 62:3-4

How long will you imagine mischief against a man? You will shatter him, all of you; you shall be like a bowing wall and a tottering fence.

Psalm 64:2-5

Hide me from the council of those who injure, from the rebelling of the workers of iniquity,

Psalm 119:110

The wicked have laid a snare for me; yet I do not go astray from Your Commandments.

Psalm 141:9

Keep me from the traps which they have laid for me, and the snares of the workers of evil.

Luke 20:19-22

And the chief priests and the scribes sought to lay hands on Him the same hour. And they feared the people, for they perceived that He had spoken this parable against them.

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