Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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.

Amplified


They repay evil for good, they attack and try to kill me,
Because I follow what 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 enemies are alive and well; those who hate me for no reason are numerous. 20 They reward my good with evil, opposing me because I seek to do good. 21 Don't forsake me, LORD. My God, do not be so distant from me.


Cross References

Psalm 35:12

They paid me back evil for good; my soul mourns.

1 John 3:12

Do not be like Cain, who was from the evil one and murdered his brother. And why did he murder him? Because what he was doing was evil and his brother's actions were righteous.

1 Samuel 19:4-6

Jonathan spoke to his father Saul favorably about David. "The king shouldn't wrong his servant David because he has not wronged you and because what he has done has been very beneficial for you.

1 Samuel 23:5

David and his men went to Keilah and fought the Philistines. He carried off their livestock and defeated them decisively, and so David delivered the inhabitants of Keilah.

1 Samuel 23:12

Then David said, "Will the people of Keilah hand me over to Saul?"

1 Samuel 25:16

They were a wall around us both day and night, all the time we were with them taking care of the sheep.

1 Samuel 25:21

Now David had said, "Surely it was for nothing that I protected everything that belonged to this man in the wilderness, and nothing was missing of all that belonged to him. But he has repaid me with evil for good!

Psalm 7:4

if I have rewarded those who did me good with evil, if I have plundered my enemy without justification,

Psalm 109:3-5

They surround me with hate-filled words, attacking me for no reason.

Jeremiah 18:20

Should good be repaid with evil? Yet they have dug a pit to take my life. Remember! I stood before you and spoke good on their behalf in order to turn your wrath away from them.

Matthew 5:10

"How blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness' sake, because the kingdom from heaven belongs to them!

John 10:32

Jesus replied to them, "I've shown you many good actions from my Father. For which of them are you going to stone me?"

1 Peter 3:13

Who will harm you if you are devoted to doing what is good?

1 Peter 3:17-18

After all, if it is the will of God, it is better to suffer for doing right than for doing wrong.

1 Peter 4:14-16

If you are insulted because of the name of the Messiah, you are blessed, for the glorious Spirit of God is resting on you.

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