Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

Let those who go after my soul for its destruction have shame and trouble together; let them be turned back and made foolish who take pleasure in my trouble.

New American Standard Bible

Let those be ashamed and humiliated together
Who seek my life to destroy it;
Let those be turned back and dishonored
Who delight in my hurt.

King James Version

Let them be ashamed and confounded together that seek after my soul to destroy it; let them be driven backward and put to shame that wish me evil.

Holman Bible

Let those who seek to take my life
be disgraced and confounded.
Let those who wish me harm
be driven back and humiliated.

International Standard Version

May those who seek to destroy my life be ashamed and confounded; let them be driven backwards and humiliated, particularly those who wish me evil.

A Conservative Version

Let them be put to shame and confounded together who seek after my soul to destroy it. Let them be turned backward and brought to dishonor who delight in my hurt.

American Standard Version

Let them be put to shame and confounded together That seek after my soul to destroy it: Let them be turned backward and brought to dishonor That delight in my hurt.

Amplified


Let those be ashamed and humiliated together
Who seek my life to destroy it;
Let those be turned back [in defeat] and dishonored
Who delight in my hurt.

Darby Translation

Let them be ashamed and brought to confusion together that seek after my soul to destroy it; let them be turned backward and confounded that take pleasure in mine adversity;

Julia Smith Translation

They shall be ashamed and blush together seeking my soul to take it away; they shall be turned back, and they delighting in my evil shall be ashamed.

King James 2000

Let them be ashamed and confounded together that seek after my soul to destroy it; let them be driven backward and put to shame that wish me evil.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Let them be shamed and abashed altogether who seek to take away my life. Let them be repulsed and humiliated [who] desire my harm.

Modern King James verseion

Let them be ashamed and humbled together, those who seek after my soul to destroy it; let them be driven backward and put to shame, those who wish me evil.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Let them be ashamed and confounded together, that seek after my soul to destroy it; let them be driven backward, and put to rebuke, that wish me evil.

NET Bible

May those who are trying to snatch away my life be totally embarrassed and ashamed! May those who want to harm me be turned back and ashamed!

New Heart English Bible

Let them be disappointed and confounded together who seek after my soul to destroy it. Let them be turned backward and brought to dishonor who delight in my hurt.

The Emphasized Bible

Let them turn pale and then at once blush, who are seeking my life to snatch it away, - Let them draw back, and be confounded, who are taking pleasure in my calamity;

Webster

Let them be ashamed and confounded together that seek after my soul to destroy it; let them be driven backward and put to shame that wish me evil.

World English Bible

Let them be disappointed and confounded together who seek after my soul to destroy it. Let them be turned backward and brought to dishonor who delight in my hurt.

Youngs Literal Translation

They are ashamed and confounded together, Who are seeking my soul to destroy it, They are turned backward, And are ashamed, who are desiring my evil.

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Thanksgiving And A Cry For Help

13 Be pleased, O Lord, to take me out of danger; O Lord, come quickly and give me help. 14 Let those who go after my soul for its destruction have shame and trouble together; let them be turned back and made foolish who take pleasure in my trouble. 15 Let those who say to me, Aha, aha! be surprised because of their shame.


Cross References

Psalm 35:4

Let them be overcome and put to shame who make attempts to take my soul; let those who would do me damage be turned back and made foolish.

Psalm 35:26

Let all those who take pleasure in my troubles be shamed and come to nothing: let those who are lifted up against me be covered with shame and have no honour.

Psalm 71:13

Let those who say evil against my soul be overcome and put to shame; let my haters be made low and have no honour.

Psalm 9:3

When my haters are turned back, they will be broken and overcome before you.

Psalm 31:17-18

Let me not be shamed, O Lord, for I have made my prayer to you; let the sinners be shamed, and let their mouths be shut in the underworld.

Psalm 70:2-3

Let those who go after my soul have shame and trouble; let those who have evil designs against me be turned back and made foolish.

Isaiah 41:11

Truly, all those who are angry with you will be made low and put to shame: those desiring to do you wrong will come to nothing and never again be seen.

Isaiah 45:24

Only in the Lord will Jacob overcome and be strong: together all those who were angry with him will be put to shame and come to destruction.

Matthew 21:38-41

But when the workmen saw the son, they said among themselves, This is he who will one day be the owner of the property; come, let us put him to death and take his heritage.

John 18:6

And when he said to them, I am he, they went back, falling to the earth.

Acts 9:4-6

And he went down on the earth, and a voice said to him, Saul, Saul, why are you attacking me so cruelly?

Acts 12:23-24

And straight away the angel of the Lord sent a disease on him, because he did not give the glory to God: and his flesh was wasted away by worms, and so he came to his end.

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