Parallel Verses

New Heart English Bible

They who also render evil for good are adversaries to 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.

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.

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 vigorous and many. Those who hate me without reason are numerous. 20 They who also render evil for good are adversaries to me, because I follow what is good. 21 Do not forsake me, LORD. My God, do not be far from me.


Cross References

Psalm 35:12

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

1 John 3:12

unlike Cain, who was of the evil one, and killed his brother. Why did he kill him? Because his works were evil, and his brother's righteous.

1 Samuel 19:4-6

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 have been very good toward you;

1 Samuel 23:5

David and his men went to Keilah, and fought with the Philistines, and brought away their livestock, and killed 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?" The LORD said, "They will deliver you up."

1 Samuel 25:16

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

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 to him. He has returned me evil for good.

Psalm 7:4

if I have rewarded evil to him who was at peace with me (yes, if I have delivered him who without cause was my adversary),

Psalm 109:3-5

They have also surrounded me 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 how I stood before you to speak good for them, to turn away your wrath from them.

Matthew 5:10

Blessed are those 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 the Father. For which of those works do you stone me?"

1 Peter 3:13

Now who is he who will harm you, if you become zealous of that which is good?

1 Peter 3:17-18

For it is better, if it is God's will, that you suffer for doing well than for doing evil.

1 Peter 4:14-16

If you are insulted for the name of Christ, you are blessed; because the Spirit of glory and of God rests on you.

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