Parallel Verses

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.)

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

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 Let my prayer come before you, O God; give ear to the words of my mouth. 3 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.) 4 See, God is my helper: the Lord is the great supporter of my soul.


Cross References

Psalm 36:1

The sin of the evil-doer says in his heart, There is no fear of the Lord before his eyes.

Job 19:13-15

He has taken my brothers far away from me; they have seen my fate and have become strange to me.

Psalm 16:8

I have put the Lord before me at all times; because he is at my right hand, I will not be moved.

Psalm 22:16

Dogs have come round me: I am shut in by the band of evil-doers; they made wounds in my hands and feet.

Psalm 40:14

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.

Psalm 53:4

Have the workers of evil no knowledge? they take my people for food, as they would take bread; they make no prayer to God.

Psalm 59:3-5

For see, they are watching in secret for my soul; the strong have come together against me? but not because of my sin, or my evil-doing, O Lord.

Psalm 69:8

I have become strange to my brothers, and like a man from a far country to my mother's children.

Matthew 27:20-23

Now the chief priests and those in authority got the people to make request for Barabbas, and for Jesus to be put to death.

John 16:3

They will do these things to you because they have not had knowledge of the Father or of me.

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