Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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 O God, hear my prayer; give ear to the words of my mouth. 3 For strangers are risen up against me, and the violent seek after my life: they have not set God before them. Selah. 4 Behold, God is my helper; the Lord is among them that uphold my soul.


Cross References

Psalm 86:14

O God, the proud are risen against me, and the assembly of the violent seek after my soul, and they have not set thee before them.

Psalm 36:1

{To the chief Musician. A Psalm of the servant of Jehovah; of David.} The transgression of the wicked uttereth within my heart, There is no fear of God before his eyes.

Job 19:13-15

He hath put my brethren far from me, and mine acquaintance are quite estranged from me.

Psalm 16:8

I have set Jehovah continually before me; because he is at my right hand, I shall not be moved.

Psalm 22:16

For dogs have encompassed me; an assembly of evil-doers have surrounded me: they pierced my hands and my feet.

Psalm 40:14

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;

Psalm 53:4

Have the workers of iniquity no knowledge, eating up my people as they eat bread? they call not upon God.

Psalm 59:3-5

For behold, they lie in wait for my soul; strong ones are gathered against me: not for my transgression, nor for my sin, O Jehovah.

Psalm 69:8

I am become a stranger unto my brethren, and an alien unto my mother's sons;

Matthew 27:20-23

But the chief priests and the elders persuaded the crowds that they should beg for Barabbas, and destroy Jesus.

John 16:3

and these things they will do because they have not known the Father nor me.

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