Psalm 55:9



Parallel Verses

King James 2000

Destroy, O Lord, and confuse their tongues: for I have seen violence and strife in the city.

New American Standard Bible

Confuse, O Lord, divide their tongues, For I have seen violence and strife in the city.

King James Version

Destroy, O Lord, and divide their tongues: for I have seen violence and strife in the city.

International Standard Version

Confound them, Lord, and confuse their speech, because I have seen violence and strife in the city.

A Conservative Version

Destroy, O LORD, divide their tongue, for I have seen violence and strife in the city.

American Standard Version

Destroy, O Lord, and divide their tongue; For I have seen violence and strife in the city.

Amplified

Destroy [their schemes], O Lord, confuse their tongues, for I have seen violence and strife in the city.

Bible in Basic English

Send destruction on them, O Lord, make a division of tongues among them: for I have seen fighting and violent acts in the town.

Darby Translation

Swallow them up, Lord; divide their tongue: for I have seen violence and strife in the city.

Holman Bible

Lord, confuse and confound their speech, for I see violence and strife in the city;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Destroy, O Lord, and divide their tongues, for I have seen violence and strife in the city.

Julia Smith Translation

Swallow up, O Jehovah, divide their tongue: for I saw violence and strife in the city.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Confuse, O Lord; divide their speech, because I see violence and strife in the city.

Modern King James verseion

Swallow up, O Jehovah, and divide their tongues; for I have seen violence and fighting in the city.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Destroy their tongues, O LORD, and divide them; for I see unrighteousness and strife in the city.

NET Bible

Confuse them, O Lord! Frustrate their plans! For I see violence and conflict in the city.

New Heart English Bible

Confuse them, Lord, and confound their language, for I have seen violence and strife in the city.

New simplified Bible

Confuse their language, O Jehovah, because I see violence and conflict in the city.

The Emphasized Bible

Confuse, O My Lord, divide their speech, For I have seen violence and contention in the city;

Webster

Destroy, O Lord, and divide their tongues: for I have seen violence and strife in the city.

World English Bible

Confuse them, Lord, and confound their language, for I have seen violence and strife in the city.

Youngs Literal Translation

Swallow up, O Lord, divide their tongue, For I saw violence and strife in a city.

Context Readings

Betrayal By A Friend

8 I would hasten my escape from the windy storm and tempest. 9 Destroy, O Lord, and confuse their tongues: for I have seen violence and strife in the city. 10 Day and night they go about it upon the walls thereof: mischief also and sorrow are in the midst of it.


Cross References

Jeremiah 6:7

As a fountain casts out her waters, so she casts out her wickedness: violence and plundering are heard in her; before me continually are grief and wounds.

Genesis 11:7-9

Come, let us go down, and there confuse their language, that they may not understand one another's speech.

2 Samuel 15:31

And one told David, saying, Ahithophel is among the conspirators with Absalom. And David said, O LORD, I pray you, turn the counsel of Ahithophel into foolishness.

2 Samuel 17:1-14

Moreover Ahithophel said unto Absalom, Let me now choose out twelve thousand men, and I will arise and pursue after David this night:

Jeremiah 23:14

I have seen also in the prophets of Jerusalem a horrible thing: they commit adultery, and walk in lies: they strengthen also the hands of evildoers, that none does return from his wickedness: they are all of them unto me as Sodom, and its inhabitants as Gomorrah.

Matthew 23:37-38

O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, you that kill the prophets, and stone them which are sent unto you, how often would I have gathered your children together, even as a hen gathers her chickens under her wings, and you would not!

John 7:45-53

Then came the officers to the chief priests and Pharisees; and they said unto them, Why have you not brought him?

Acts 23:6-10

But when Paul perceived that the one part were Sadducees, and the other Pharisees, he cried out in the council, Men and brethren, I am a Pharisee, the son of a Pharisee: of the hope and resurrection of the dead I am called in question.



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