Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

rendering evil for good they are against me because I follow that which 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.

Amplified

They also that render evil for good are adversaries to 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 For my enemies are alive, and they are strong, and those that hate me wrongfully are multiplied; 20 rendering evil for good they are against me because I follow that which is good. 21 Forsake me not, O LORD; O my God, be not far from me.


Cross References

Psalm 35:12

They rewarded me evil for good until my soul was alone.

1 John 3:12

Not as Cain, who was of the wicked one and killed his brother. And why did he kill him? Because his own works were evil, and his brother's righteous.

1 Samuel 19:4-6

And Jonathan spoke good of David unto Saul, his father, and said unto him, Let not the king sin against his slave David, for he has not sinned against thee; on the other hand his works have been very good for thee,

1 Samuel 23:5

So David and his men went to Keilah and fought with the Philistines and brought away their livestock and smote them with a great slaughter. So David saved the inhabitants of Keilah.

1 Samuel 23:12

Then David said, Will the men of Keilah deliver me and my men into the hand of Saul? And the LORD said, They will deliver thee up.

1 Samuel 25:16

They were a wall unto us both by night and day all the time that we were feeding the sheep with them.

1 Samuel 25:21

Now David had said, Surely in vain have I kept all that this fellow has in the wilderness so that nothing was missed of all that pertained unto him, and he has returned unto me evil for good.

Psalm 7:4

if I have rewarded evil unto him that was at peace with me, then let my persecutor escape without retribution.

Psalm 109:3-5

They compassed me about with words of hatred and fought against me without a cause.

Jeremiah 18:20

Shall evil be recompensed for good? for they have dug a pit for my soul. Remember that I stood before thee to speak good for them and to turn away thy wrath from them.

Matthew 5:10

Blessed are those who suffer persecution for righteousness' sake, for theirs is the kingdom of the heavens.

John 10:32

Jesus answered them, Many good works have I showed you from my Father; for which of those works do ye stone me?

1 Peter 3:13

And who is he that can harm you, if ye are followers of that which is good?

1 Peter 3:17-18

For it is better (if the will of God so desires) that ye suffer for doing good than for doing evil.

1 Peter 4:14-16

If ye are reproached for the name of Christ, blessed are ye; for the glory and the Spirit of God rests upon you; certainly on their part he is blasphemed, but on your part he is glorified.

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