Parallel Verses

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]!

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

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 pleading and my prayer, O God; give ear to the words of my mouth. 3 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]! 4 Behold, God is my helper and ally; the Lord is my upholder and is with them who uphold my life.


Cross References

Psalm 86:14

O God, the proud and insolent are risen against me; a rabble of violent and ruthless men has sought and demanded my life, and they have not set You before them.

Psalm 36:1

Transgression [like an oracle] speaks to the wicked deep in his heart. There is no fear or dread of God before his eyes.

Job 19:13-15

He has put my brethren far from me, and my acquaintances are wholly estranged from me.

Psalm 16:8

I have set the Lord continually before me; because He is at my right hand, I shall not be moved.

Psalm 22:16

For [like a pack of] dogs they have encompassed me; a company of evildoers has encircled me, they pierced my hands and my feet.

Psalm 40:14

Let them be put to shame and confounded together who seek and require my life to destroy it; let them be driven backward and brought to dishonor who wish me evil and delight in my hurt!

Psalm 53:4

Have those who work evil no knowledge (no understanding)? They eat up My people as they eat bread; they do not call upon God.

Psalm 59:3-5

For, behold, they lie in wait for my life; fierce and mighty men are banding together against me, not for my transgression nor for any sin of mine, O Lord.

Psalm 69:8

I have become a stranger to my brethren, and an alien to my mother's children.

Matthew 27:20-23

But the chief priests and the elders prevailed on the people to ask for Barabbas, and put Jesus to death.

John 16:3

And they will do this because they have not known the Father or Me.

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