Parallel Verses

Webster

They also that render evil for good are my adversaries; 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.

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.

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 lively, and they are strong: and they that hate me wrongfully are multiplied. 20 They also that render evil for good are my adversaries; because I follow the thing that 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 to the spoiling of my soul.

1 John 3:12

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

1 Samuel 19:4-6

And Jonathan spoke good of David to Saul his father, and said to him, Let not the king sin against his servant, against David; because he hath not sinned against thee, and because his works have been toward thee very good:

1 Samuel 23:5

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

(Now David had said, Surely in vain have I kept all that this man hath in the wilderness, so that nothing was missed of all that pertained to him: and he hath requited me evil for good.

Psalm 7:4

If I have rewarded evil to him that was at peace with me; (yes, I have delivered him that without cause is my enemy:)

Psalm 109:3-5

They encompassed me also with words of hatred; and fought against me without a cause.

Jeremiah 18:20

Shall evil be recompensed for good? for they have digged 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 they who are persecuted for righteousness' sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

John 10:32

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

1 Peter 3:13

And who is he that will 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 is so, that ye suffer for well-doing, than for evil-doing.

1 Peter 4:14-16

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

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