Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

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 mine enemies live, and are mighty: and they that hate me wrongfully are many in number. 20 They also that reward evil for good are against me, because I follow the thing that is good. 21 Forsake me not, O LORD my God; O go not far from me.


Cross References

Psalm 35:12

They reward me evil for good, to the great discomfort of my soul.

1 John 3:12

and not be as Cain, which was of the devil and slew his brother. And wherefore slew he him? For his own deeds were evil, and his brother's righteous.

1 Samuel 19:4-6

And Jonathan spake the best of David unto Saul his father and said unto him, "Let not the king sin against his servant David, for he hath not sinned against thee, and his works are to thee ward very good.

1 Samuel 23:5

And so David and his men went to Keilah and fought with the Philistines, and drave away their cattle and slew a great slaughter of them. And so David saved the inhabiters of Keilah.

1 Samuel 23:12

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

1 Samuel 25:16

But they were a wall of defense unto us both by night and also by day, all the while we were with them keeping sheep.

1 Samuel 25:21

And David said, "In vain have I kept all that this fellow had in the wilderness: so that nought was missed that pertained unto him, for he hath quite me with evil for good.

Psalm 7:4

if I have rewarded evil unto him that dealt friendly with me, or hurt them that without any cause are mine enemies;

Psalm 109:3-5

They compass me about with words of hatred, and fight against me without a cause.

Jeremiah 18:20

Do they not recompense evil for good, when they dig a pit for my soul? Remember, how that I stood before thee, to speak for them, and to turn away thy wrath from them.

Matthew 5:10

Blessed are they which suffer persecution for righteousness sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

John 10:32

Jesus answered them, "Many good works have I showed you from my father: for which of them will ye stone me?"

1 Peter 3:13

Moreover, who is it that will harm you if ye follow that which is good?

1 Peter 3:17-18

It is better - if the will of God be so - that ye suffer for well doing, than for evil doing.

1 Peter 4:14-16

If ye be railed upon for the name of Christ; happy are ye. For the spirit of glory and the spirit of God resteth upon you. On their part he is evil spoken of: but on your part he is glorified.

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