Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

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

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.

Amplified


They attack, they hide and lurk,
They watch my steps,
As they have [expectantly] waited to take 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.

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.

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 the day long they wrest my words: All their thoughts are against me for evil. 6 They gather themselves together, they hide themselves, They mark my steps, Even as they have waited for my soul. 7 Shall they escape by iniquity? In anger cast down the peoples, O God.


Cross References

Psalm 59:3

For, lo, they lie in wait for my soul; The mighty gather themselves together against me: Not for my transgression, nor for my sin, O Jehovah.

Psalm 71:10

For mine enemies speak concerning me; And they that watch for my soul take counsel together,

Psalm 140:2

Who devise mischiefs in their heart; Continually do they gather themselves together for war.

Job 14:16

But now thou numberest my steps: Dost thou not watch over my sin?

Job 31:4

Doth not he see my ways, And number all my steps?

Psalm 2:1-3

Why do the nations rage, And the peoples meditate a vain thing?

Psalm 10:8-10

He sitteth in the lurking-places of the villages; In the secret places doth he murder the innocent; His eyes are privily set against the helpless.

Psalm 37:32

The wicked watcheth the righteous, And seeketh to slay him.

Psalm 57:6

They have prepared a net for my steps; My soul is bowed down: They have digged a pit before me; They are fallen into the midst thereof themselves. Selah

Psalm 64:2-6

Hide me from the secret counsel of evil-doers, From the tumult of the workers of iniquity;

Psalm 89:51

Wherewith thine enemies have reproached, O Jehovah, Wherewith they have reproached the footsteps of thine anointed.

Isaiah 54:15

Behold, they may gather together, but not by me: whosoever shall gather together against thee shall fall because of thee.

Jeremiah 20:10

For I have heard the defaming of many, terror on every side. Denounce, and we will denounce him,'say all my familiar friends, they that watch for my fall; peradventure he will be persuaded, and we shall prevail against him, and we shall take our revenge on him.

Daniel 6:4

Then the presidents and the satraps sought to find occasion against Daniel as touching the kingdom; but they could find no occasion nor fault, forasmuch as he was faithful, neither was there any error or fault found in him.

Matthew 26:3-4

Then were gathered together the chief priests, and the elders of the people, unto the court of the high priest, who was called Caiaphas;

Matthew 26:57

And they that had taken Jesus led him away to the house of Caiaphas the high priest, where the scribes and the elders were gathered together.

Matthew 27:1

Now when morning was come, all the chief priests and the elders of the people took counsel against Jesus to put him to death:

Luke 20:20

And they watched him, and sent forth spies, who feigned themselves to be righteous, that they might take hold of his speech, so as to deliver him up to the rule and to the authority of the governor.

Acts 4:5-6

And it came to pass on the morrow, that their rulers and elders and scribes were gathered together in Jerusalem;

Acts 23:12-14

And when it was day, the Jews banded together, and bound themselves under a curse, saying that they would neither eat nor drink till they had killed Paul.

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