Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

They attack, they lurk, They watch my steps, As they have waited to take my life.

King James Version

They gather themselves together, they hide themselves, they mark my steps, when they wait for my soul.

Holman Bible

They stir up strife, they lurk; they watch my steps while they wait to take my life.

International Standard Version

They gather together and hide in ambush. They watch my every step as they lie in wait for my life.

A Conservative Version

They gather themselves together. They hide themselves. They mark my steps, even as they have waited for my soul.

American Standard Version

They gather themselves together, they hide themselves, They mark my steps, Even as they have waited for my soul.

Amplified

They gather themselves together, they hide themselves, they watch my steps, even as they have [expectantly] waited for my life.

Bible in Basic English

They come together, they are waiting in secret places, they take note of my steps, they are waiting for my soul.

Darby Translation

They gather themselves together, they hide themselves; they mark my steps, because they wait for my soul.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

They gather themselves together, they hide themselves, they mark my steps when they wait for my soul.

Julia Smith Translation

They will sojourn, they will hide, they will watch my heels as they waited for my soul

King James 2000

They gather themselves together, they hide themselves, they mark my steps, when they wait for my soul.

Lexham Expanded Bible

They attack, they hide, they watch my {steps}, as they [lie in] wait for my life.

Modern King James verseion

They stir up strife; they hide themselves; they watch my steps as they wait for my soul.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

They hold all together, and keep themselves close, and mark my steps, when they lay wait for my soul.

NET Bible

They stalk and lurk; they watch my every step, as they prepare to take my life.

New Heart English Bible

They conspire and lurk, watching my steps, they are eager to take my life.

New simplified Bible

They attack, they lurk, and they watch my steps. They have waited for my life.

The Emphasized Bible

They stir up strife - they lie hid, They, mark my steps, - Seeing they have waited for my life.

Webster

They assemble themselves, they hide themselves, they mark my steps, when they wait for my soul.

World English Bible

They conspire and lurk, watching my steps, they are eager to take my life.

Youngs Literal Translation

They assemble, they hide, they watch my heels, When they have expected my soul.

Verse Info

Context Readings

A Call For God's Protection

5 All day long they distort my words; All their thoughts are against me for evil. 6 They attack, they lurk, They watch my steps, As they have waited to take my life. 7 Because of wickedness, cast them forth, In anger put down the peoples, O God!


Cross References

Psalm 59:3

For behold, they have set an ambush for my life; Fierce men launch an attack against me, Not for my transgression nor for my sin, O LORD,

Psalm 71:10

For my enemies have spoken against me; And those who watch for my life have consulted together,

Psalm 140:2

Who devise evil things in their hearts; They continually stir up wars.

Job 14:16

"For now You number my steps, You do not observe my sin.

Job 31:4

"Does He not see my ways And number all my steps?

Psalm 2:1-3

Why are the nations in an uproar And the peoples devising a vain thing?

Psalm 10:8-10

He sits in the lurking places of the villages; In the hiding places he kills the innocent; His eyes stealthily watch for the unfortunate.

Psalm 37:32

The wicked spies upon the righteous And seeks to kill him.

Psalm 57:6

They have prepared a net for my steps; My soul is bowed down; They dug a pit before me; They themselves have fallen into the midst of it. Selah.

Psalm 64:2-6

Hide me from the secret counsel of evildoers, From the tumult of those who do iniquity,

Psalm 89:51

With which Your enemies have reproached, O LORD, With which they have reproached the footsteps of Your anointed.

Isaiah 54:15

"If anyone fiercely assails you it will not be from Me. Whoever assails you will fall because of you.

Jeremiah 20:10

For I have heard the whispering of many, "Terror on every side! Denounce him; yes, let us denounce him!" All my trusted friends, Watching for my fall, say: "Perhaps he will be deceived, so that we may prevail against him And take our revenge on him."

Daniel 6:4

Then the commissioners and satraps began trying to find a ground of accusation against Daniel in regard to government affairs; but they could find no ground of accusation or evidence of corruption, inasmuch as he was faithful, and no negligence or corruption was to be found in him.

Matthew 26:3-4

Then the chief priests and the elders of the people were gathered together in the court of the high priest, named Caiaphas;

Matthew 26:57

Those who had seized Jesus led Him away to Caiaphas, the high priest, where the scribes and the elders were gathered together.

Matthew 27:1

Now when morning came, all the chief priests and the elders of the people conferred together against Jesus to put Him to death;

Luke 20:20

So they watched Him, and sent spies who pretended to be righteous, in order that they might catch Him in some statement, so that they could deliver Him to the rule and the authority of the governor.

Acts 4:5-6

On the next day, their rulers and elders and scribes were gathered together in Jerusalem;

Acts 23:12-14

When it was day, the Jews formed a conspiracy and bound themselves under an oath, saying that they would neither eat nor drink until they had killed Paul.

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