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Bible in Basic English

I am troubled because of the voice of the cruel ones, because of the loud cry of the evil-doers; for they put a weight of evil on me, and they are cruel in their hate for me.

New American Standard Bible

Because of the voice of the enemy,
Because of the pressure of the wicked;
For they bring down trouble upon me
And in anger they bear a grudge against me.

King James Version

Because of the voice of the enemy, because of the oppression of the wicked: for they cast iniquity upon me, and in wrath they hate me.

Holman Bible

because of the enemy’s voice,
because of the pressure of the wicked.
For they bring down disaster on me
and harass me in anger.

International Standard Version

because of the voice of the enemy, and because of the oppression of the wicked. They bring down evil upon me, and in anger they hate me.

A Conservative Version

because of the voice of the enemy, because of the oppression of the wicked. For they cast iniquity upon me, and in anger they persecute me.

American Standard Version

Because of the voice of the enemy, Because of the oppression of the wicked; For they cast iniquity upon me, And in anger they persecute me.

Amplified


Because of the voice of the enemy,
Because of the pressure of the wicked;
For they bring down trouble on me,
And in anger they persecute me.

Darby Translation

Because of the voice of the enemy; because of the oppression of the wicked: for they cast iniquity upon me, and in anger they persecute me.

Julia Smith Translation

From the voice of the enemy, from the face of the oppression of the unjust one: for they will bring down vanity upon me, for in anger they will lie in wait for me.

King James 2000

Because of the voice of the enemy, because of the oppression of the wicked: for they cast iniquity upon me, and in wrath they hate me.

Lexham Expanded Bible

because of [the] voice [of] an enemy, because of the oppression of the wicked, because they bring down evil on me, and in anger they hold a grudge [against] me.

Modern King James verseion

from the voice of the enemy, from the oppression of the wicked, for they shake trouble over me, and in wrath they hate me.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The enemy crieth so, and the ungodly cometh on so fast: for they are minded to do me some mischief, so maliciously are they set against me.

NET Bible

because of what the enemy says, and because of how the wicked pressure me, for they hurl trouble down upon me and angrily attack me.

New Heart English Bible

Because of the voice of the enemy, Because of the oppression of the wicked. For they bring suffering on me. In anger they hold a grudge against me.

The Emphasized Bible

Because of the noise of the enemy, By reason of the oppression of the lawless one, For they would let trouble drop upon me, And, in anger, would they entrap me.

Webster

Because of the voice of the enemy, because of the oppression of the wicked: for they cast iniquity upon me, and in wrath they hate me.

World English Bible

Because of the voice of the enemy, Because of the oppression of the wicked. For they bring suffering on me. In anger they hold a grudge against me.

Youngs Literal Translation

Because of the voice of an enemy, Because of the oppression of the wicked, For they cause sorrow to move against me, And in anger they hate me.

References

Hastings

Verse Info

Context Readings

Betrayal By A Friend

2 Give thought to me, and let my prayer be answered: I have been made low in sorrow; 3 I am troubled because of the voice of the cruel ones, because of the loud cry of the evil-doers; for they put a weight of evil on me, and they are cruel in their hate for me. 4 My heart is deeply wounded, and the fear of death has come on me.


Cross References

2 Samuel 16:7-8

And Shimei said, with curses, Be gone, be gone, you man of blood, you good-for-nothing:

2 Samuel 15:3

And Absalom would say to him, See, your cause is true and right; but no man has been named by the king to give you a hearing.

2 Samuel 19:19

And said to him, Let me not be judged as a sinner in your eyes, O my lord, and do not keep in mind the wrong I did on the day when my lord the king went out of Jerusalem, or take it to heart.

Psalm 12:5

Because of the crushing of the poor and the weeping of those in need, now will I come to his help, says the Lord; I will give him the salvation which he is desiring.

Psalm 12:5

Because of the crushing of the poor and the weeping of those in need, now will I come to his help, says the Lord; I will give him the salvation which he is desiring.

Psalm 27:12

Do not give me into their hands, because false witnesses have come out against me, and men breathing destruction.

Psalm 35:11

False witnesses got up: they put questions to me about crimes of which I had no knowledge.

Psalm 54:3

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.)

Psalm 71:11

Saying, God has given him up; go after him and take him, for he has no helper.

Psalm 73:8

Their thoughts are deep with evil designs; their talk from their seats of power is of cruel acts.

Lamentations 3:34-36

In a man's crushing under his feet all the prisoners of the earth,

Matthew 26:59

Now the chief priests and all the Sanhedrin were looking for false witness against Jesus, so that they might put him to death;

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