Parallel Verses

NET Bible

Why should I be afraid in times of trouble, when the sinful deeds of deceptive men threaten to overwhelm me?

New American Standard Bible

Why should I fear in days of adversity,
When the iniquity of my foes surrounds me,

King James Version

Wherefore should I fear in the days of evil, when the iniquity of my heels shall compass me about?

Holman Bible

Why should I fear in times of trouble?
The iniquity of my foes surrounds me.

International Standard Version

Why should I be afraid when evil days come my way, when the wickedness of those who deceive me surrounds me

A Conservative Version

Why should I fear in the days of evil, when iniquity at my heels encompasses me about?

American Standard Version

Wherefore should I fear in the days of evil, When iniquity at my heels compasseth me about?

Amplified


Why should I fear in the days of evil,
When the wickedness of those who would betray me surrounds me [on every side],

Bible in Basic English

What cause have I for fear in the days of evil, when the evil-doing of those who are working for my downfall is round about me?

Darby Translation

Wherefore should I fear in the days of adversity, when the iniquity of my supplanters encompasseth me? --

Julia Smith Translation

Wherefore shall I fear in the days of evil, the iniquity of my heel shall surround me.

King James 2000

Why should I fear in the days of evil, when the iniquity at my heels shall surround me?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Why should I fear in {times of calamity}, [when] iniquity surrounds me at my heels,

Modern King James verseion

Why should I fear in the days of evil, when the perversity of my ambushers will surround me?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Wherefore should I fear in the days of evil, and when wickedness at my heels compasseth me round about?

New Heart English Bible

Why should I fear in the days of evil, when iniquity at my heels surrounds me?

The Emphasized Bible

Wherefore should I fear in the days of calamity, Though the iniquity of them who lie in wait for me should enclose me?

Webster

Why should I fear in the days of evil, when the iniquity of my heels shall encompass me?

World English Bible

Why should I fear in the days of evil, when iniquity at my heels surrounds me?

Youngs Literal Translation

Why do I fear in days of evil? The iniquity of my supplanters doth compass me.

Verse Info

Context Readings

Misplaced Trust In Wealth

4 I will learn a song that imparts wisdom; I will then sing my insightful song to the accompaniment of a harp. 5 Why should I be afraid in times of trouble, when the sinful deeds of deceptive men threaten to overwhelm me? 6 They trust in their wealth and boast in their great riches.


Cross References

Genesis 49:17

May Dan be a snake beside the road, a viper by the path, that bites the heels of the horse so that its rider falls backward.

1 Samuel 26:20

Now don't let my blood fall to the ground away from the Lord's presence, for the king of Israel has gone out to look for a flea the way one looks for a partridge in the hill country."

Psalm 22:16

Yes, wild dogs surround me -- a gang of evil men crowd around me; like a lion they pin my hands and feet.

Psalm 23:4

Even when I must walk through the darkest valley, I fear no danger, for you are with me; your rod and your staff reassure me.

Psalm 27:1-2

By David. The Lord delivers and vindicates me! I fear no one! The Lord protects my life! I am afraid of no one!

Psalm 38:4

For my sins overwhelm me; like a heavy load, they are too much for me to bear.

Psalm 46:1-2

For the music director; by the Korahites; according to the alamoth style; a song. God is our strong refuge; he is truly our helper in times of trouble.

Psalm 56:6-7

They stalk and lurk; they watch my every step, as they prepare to take my life.

Proverbs 5:22

The wicked will be captured by his own iniquities, and he will be held by the cords of his own sin.

Proverbs 24:10

If you faint in the day of trouble, your strength is small!

Isaiah 41:10-11

Don't be afraid, for I am with you! Don't be frightened, for I am your God! I strengthen you -- yes, I help you -- yes, I uphold you with my saving right hand!

Hosea 7:2

They do not realize that I remember all of their wicked deeds. Their evil deeds have now surrounded them; their sinful deeds are always before me.

Amos 5:13

For this reason whoever is smart keeps quiet in such a time, for it is an evil time.

Acts 27:24

and said, 'Do not be afraid, Paul! You must stand before Caesar, and God has graciously granted you the safety of all who are sailing with you.'

Romans 8:33-34

Who will bring any charge against God's elect? It is God who justifies.

Ephesians 5:16

taking advantage of every opportunity, because the days are evil.

Philippians 1:28

and by not being intimidated in any way by your opponents. This is a sign of their destruction, but of your salvation -- a sign which is from God.

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