Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

And those who give evil for good oppose me, because I follow 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 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 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 And my enemies are lively; they are strong; and my haters increase by deception. 20 And those who give evil for good oppose me, because I follow good. 21 Forsake me not, O Jehovah; O my God, be not far from me.


Cross References

Psalm 35:12

They rewarded me evil for good; bereaving my soul.

1 John 3:12

not as Cain who was of the evil one, and killed his brother. And for what did he kill him? Because his own works were evil, and his brother's things were righteous.

1 Samuel 19:4-6

And Jonathan spoke good of David to Saul his father, and said to him, Do not let the king sin against his servant, against David, because he has not sinned against you, and because his works are very good toward you.

1 Samuel 23:5

And David and his men went to Keilah and fought with the Philistines. And they led away their cattle and struck them with a great slaughter. And David saved the people of Keilah.

1 Samuel 23:12

And David said, Will the men of Keilah shut up me and my men into the hand of Saul? And Jehovah said, They will shut you up.

1 Samuel 25:16

They were a wall to us both by night and day all the while we were with them keeping the sheep.

1 Samuel 25:21

And David had said, Surely in vain I have kept all that belongs to this fellow in the wilderness, so that nothing was missed of all that was his. And he has requited me evil for good.

Psalm 7:4

if I have rewarded evil to my friend, or if I have delivered one oppressing me without cause;

Psalm 109:3-5

And they surrounded me with words of hatred; and fought against me without a cause.

Jeremiah 18:20

Should evil be repaid for good? For they have dug a pit for my soul. Remember that I stood before You to do good for them, and to turn away Your wrath from them.

Matthew 5:10

Blessed are they who have been persecuted for righteousness sake! For theirs is the kingdom of Heaven.

John 10:32

Jesus answered them, I have shown you many good works from My Father; for which of these do you stone Me?

1 Peter 3:13

And who is the one who will harm you if you become imitators of the good?

1 Peter 3:17-18

For it is better, if the will of God wills it, to suffer for well-doing than for evil-doing.

1 Peter 4:14-16

If you are reviled for the name of Christ, you are blessed, because the Spirit of God and of glory rests on you. Truly according to them, He is blasphemed, but according to you He is glorified.

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