Parallel Verses

Webster

Every day they wrest my words: all their thoughts are against me for evil.

New American Standard Bible

All day long they distort my words;
All their thoughts are against me for evil.

King James Version

Every day they wrest my words: all their thoughts are against me for evil.

Holman Bible

They twist my words all day long;
all their thoughts against me are evil.

International Standard Version

All day long people distort what I say; all their schemes against me are for evil purposes.

A Conservative Version

All the day long they wrest my words. All their thoughts are against me for evil.

American Standard Version

All the day long they wrest my words: All their thoughts are against me for evil.

Amplified


All day long they twist my words and say hurtful things;
All their thoughts are against me for evil.

Bible in Basic English

Every day they make wrong use of my words; all their thoughts are against me for evil.

Darby Translation

All the day long they wrest my words; all their thoughts are against me for evil.

Julia Smith Translation

All the day they will grieve my words: against me all their purposes for evil

King James 2000

Every day they twist my words: all their thoughts are against me for evil.

Lexham Expanded Bible

All day they twist my words; all their thoughts [are] against me for evil.

Modern King James verseion

All day long they pervert my words; all their thoughts are against me for evil.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

They vex me daily in my words: all that they imagine is to do me evil.

NET Bible

All day long they cause me trouble; they make a habit of plotting my demise.

New Heart English Bible

All day long they twist my words. All their thoughts are against me for evil.

The Emphasized Bible

All the day, they wrest, my words, Against me, all their devices are for mischief;

World English Bible

All day long they twist my words. All their thoughts are against me for evil.

Youngs Literal Translation

All the day they wrest my words, Concerning me all their thoughts are for evil,

References

Context Readings

A Call For God's Protection

4 In God I will praise his word, in God I have put my trust; I will not fear what flesh can do to me. 5 Every day they wrest my words: all their thoughts are against me for evil. 6 They assemble themselves, they hide themselves, they mark my steps, when they wait for my soul.


Cross References

2 Peter 3:16

As also in all his epistles, speaking in them of these things; in which are some things hard to be understood, which they that are unlearned and unstable wrest, as they do also the other scriptures, to their own destruction.

1 Samuel 18:17

And Saul said to David, Behold, my elder daughter Merab, her will I give thee for a wife: only be thou valiant for me, and fight the LORD'S battles. For Saul said, Let not my hand be upon him, but let the hand of the Philistines be upon him.

1 Samuel 18:21

And Saul said, I will give her to him, that she may be a snare to him, and that the hand of the Philistines may be against him. Wherefore Saul said to David, Thou shalt this day be my son-in-law, in the one of the two.

1 Samuel 18:29

And Saul was yet the more afraid of David; and Saul became David's enemy continually.

1 Samuel 20:7

If he shall say thus, It is well; thy servant will have peace: but if he shall be very wroth, then be sure that evil is determined by him.

1 Samuel 20:33

And Saul cast a javelin at him to smite him: by which Jonathan knew that it was determined by his father to slay David.

Psalm 41:7

All that hate me whisper together against me: against me do they devise my hurt.

Isaiah 29:20-21

For the terrible one is brought to naught, and the scoffer is consumed, and all that watch for iniquity are cut off:

Jeremiah 18:18

Then said they, Come, and let us devise devices against Jeremiah; for the law shall not perish from the priest, nor counsel from the wise, nor the word from the prophet. Come, and let us smite him with the tongue, and let us not give heed to any of his words.

Matthew 22:15

Then went the Pharisees, and took counsel how they might entangle him in his talk.

Matthew 26:61

And said, This man said, I am able to destroy the temple of God, and to build it in three days.

Luke 11:54

Laying wait for him, and seeking to catch something from his mouth, that they might accuse him.

Luke 22:3-6

Then Satan entered into Judas surnamed Iscariot, being of the number of the twelve.

John 2:19

Jesus answered and said to them, Destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it up.

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