Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For strangers have risen against me And violent men have sought my life; They have not set God before them. Selah.

King James Version

For strangers are risen up against me, and oppressors seek after my soul: they have not set God before them. Selah.

Holman Bible

For strangers rise up against me, and violent men seek my life. They have no regard for God. Selah

International Standard Version

For the arrogant have arisen against me; oppressors have sought to take my life. They do not keep God in mind! Interlude

A Conservative Version

For strangers are risen up against me, and violent men have sought after my soul. They have not set God before them. Selah.

American Standard Version

For strangers are risen up against me, And violent men have sought after my soul: They have not set God before them. Selah

Amplified

For strangers and insolent men are rising up against me, and violent men and ruthless ones seek and demand my life; they do not set God before them. Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]!

Bible in Basic English

For men who are going after me have come out against me, violent men are purposing to take my soul; they have not put God before their eyes. (Selah.)

Darby Translation

For strangers are risen up against me, and the violent seek after my life: they have not set God before them. Selah.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For strangers are risen up against me, and oppressors seek after my soul; they have not set God before them. Selah.

Julia Smith Translation

For strangers rose up against me, and the powerful sought out my soul: they set not God before them. Silence.

King James 2000

For strangers are risen up against me, and oppressors seek after my soul: they have not set God before them. Selah.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For foreigners have risen against me, and ruthless [men] seek my life. They have not set God before them. Selah

Modern King James verseion

For strangers have risen up against me, and cruel men seek after my soul; they have not set God before them. Selah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For strangers are risen up against me; and tyrants, which have not God before their eyes, seek after my soul. Selah.

NET Bible

For foreigners attack me; ruthless men, who do not respect God, seek my life. (Selah)

New Heart English Bible

For strangers have risen up against me. Violent men have sought after my soul. They haven't set God before them. Selah.

The Emphasized Bible

For, aliens, have risen up against me, And, men of violence, have sought my life, They have not set God before them. Selah.

Webster

For strangers have risen up against me, and oppressors seek after my soul: they have not set God before them. Selah.

World English Bible

For strangers have risen up against me. Violent men have sought after my soul. They haven't set God before them. Selah.

Youngs Literal Translation

For strangers have risen up against me And terrible ones have sought my soul, They have not set God before them. Selah.

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Prayer For Deliverance

2 Hear my prayer, O God; Give ear to the words of my mouth. 3 For strangers have risen against me And violent men have sought my life; They have not set God before them. Selah. 4 Behold, God is my helper; The Lord is the sustainer of my soul.


Cross References

Psalm 86:14

O God, arrogant men have risen up against me, And a band of violent men have sought my life, And they have not set You before them.

Psalm 36:1

Transgression speaks to the ungodly within his heart; There is no fear of God before his eyes.

Job 19:13-15

"He has removed my brothers far from me, And my acquaintances are completely estranged from me.

Psalm 16:8

I have set the LORD continually before me; Because He is at my right hand, I will not be shaken.

Psalm 22:16

For dogs have surrounded me; A band of evildoers has encompassed me; They pierced my hands and my feet.

Psalm 40:14

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.

Psalm 53:4

Have the workers of wickedness no knowledge, Who eat up My people as though they ate bread And have not called upon God?

Psalm 59:3-5

For behold, they have set an ambush for my life; Fierce men launch an attack against me, Not for my transgression nor for my sin, O LORD,

Psalm 69:8

I have become estranged from my brothers And an alien to my mother's sons.

Matthew 27:20-23

But the chief priests and the elders persuaded the crowds to ask for Barabbas and to put Jesus to death.

John 16:3

"These things they will do because they have not known the Father or Me.

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