Parallel Verses

Amplified


They repay evil for good, they attack and try to kill me,
Because I follow what is good.

New American Standard Bible

And those who repay evil for good,
They oppose me, because I follow what is good.

King James Version

They also that render evil for good are mine adversaries; because I follow the thing that good is.

Holman Bible

Those who repay evil for good
attack me for pursuing good.

International Standard Version

They reward my good with evil, opposing me because I seek to do good.

A Conservative Version

They also who render evil for good are adversaries to me, because I follow the thing that is good.

American Standard Version

They also that render evil for good Are adversaries unto me, because I follow the thing that is good.

Darby Translation

And they that render evil for good are adversaries unto me; because I pursue what is good.

Julia Smith Translation

And mine enemies living, they were strong: and they hating me with falsehood were multiplied.

King James 2000

They also that render evil for good are my adversaries; because I follow the thing that is good.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And those who repay evil in return for good accuse me in return for my pursuing good.

Modern King James verseion

And those who give evil for good oppose me, because I follow good.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

They also that reward evil for good are against me, because I follow the thing that is good.

NET Bible

They repay me evil for the good I have done; though I have tried to do good to them, they hurl accusations at me.

New Heart English Bible

They who also render evil for good are adversaries to me, because I follow what is good.

The Emphasized Bible

Even they who are repaying evil for good, accuse me because I pursue the good.

Webster

They also that render evil for good are my adversaries; because I follow the thing that is good.

World English Bible

They who also render evil for good are adversaries to me, because I follow what is good.

Youngs Literal Translation

And those paying evil for good accuse me, Because of my pursuing good.

Verse Info

Context Readings

Prayer Of A Suffering Sinner

19
But my [numerous] enemies are vigorous and strong,
And those who hate me without cause are many.
20 
They repay evil for good, they attack and try to kill me,
Because I follow what is good.
21
Do not abandon me, O Lord;
O my God, do not be far from me.


Cross References

Psalm 35:12


They repay me evil for good,
To the sorrow of my soul.

1 John 3:12

and not be like Cain, who was of the evil one and murdered his brother [Abel]. And why did he murder him? Because Cain’s deeds were evil, and his brother’s were righteous.

1 Samuel 19:4-6

Then Jonathan spoke well of David to Saul his father and said to him, “May the king not sin against his servant David, since he has not sinned against you, and since his deeds have been very beneficial to you.

1 Samuel 23:5

So David and his men went to Keilah and fought the Philistines; he drove away their cattle and struck them with a great slaughter. So David rescued the inhabitants of Keilah.

1 Samuel 23:12

Then David asked, “Will the men of Keilah surrender me and my men to Saul?” The Lord said, “They will surrender you.”

1 Samuel 25:16

They were a wall [of protection] to us both night and day, all the time that we were with them tending the sheep.

1 Samuel 25:21

Now David had said, “Surely in vain I have protected and guarded all that this man has in the wilderness, so that nothing was missing of all that belonged to him; and he has repaid me evil for good.

Psalm 7:4


If I have done evil to him who was at peace with me,
Or without cause robbed him who was my enemy,

Psalm 109:3-5


They have also surrounded me with words of hatred,
And have fought against me without a cause.

Jeremiah 18:20


Should good be repaid with evil?
Yet they have dug a pit for me.
Remember [with compassion] that I stood before You
To speak good on their behalf,
To turn Your anger away from them.

Matthew 5:10

“Blessed [comforted by inner peace and God’s love] are those who are persecuted for doing that which is morally right, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven [both now and forever].

John 10:32

Jesus answered them, “I showed you many good works [and many acts of mercy] from the Father; for which of them are you stoning Me?”

1 Peter 3:13

Now who is there to hurt you if you become enthusiastic for what is good?

1 Peter 3:17-18

For it is better that you suffer [unjustly] for doing what is right, if that should be God’s will, than [to suffer justly] for doing wrong.

1 Peter 4:14-16

If you are insulted and reviled for [bearing] the name of Christ, you are blessed [happy, with life-joy and comfort in God’s salvation regardless of your circumstances], because the Spirit of glory and of God is resting on you [and indwelling you—He whom they curse, you glorify].

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