Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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.

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 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 day long people distort what I say; all their schemes against me are for evil purposes. 6 They gather together and hide in ambush. They watch my every step as they lie in wait for my life. 7 Cast them away because of their wickedness. In wrath, God, cast down these people!


Cross References

Psalm 59:3

Look, they lie in ambush for my life; these violent men gather together against me, but not because of any transgression or sin of mine, LORD.

Psalm 71:10

For my enemies talk against me; those who seek to kill me plot together

Psalm 140:2

who craft evil plans in their minds, inciting wars every day.

Job 14:16

Then you'll certainly count every step I took, but you won't keep an inventory of my sin.

Job 31:4

He watches my life, observing every one of my actions, does he not?"

Psalm 2:1-3

Why are the nations in an uproar, and their people involved in a vain plot?

Psalm 10:8-10

They wait in ambush in the villages, they kill the innocent in secret.

Psalm 37:32

The wicked stalks the righteous person, seeking to kill him,

Psalm 57:6

They have set a snare for my feet, which makes me depressed. They dug a pit in front of me, but they are the ones who fell into it! Interlude

Psalm 64:2-6

Hide me from the secret plots of the wicked, from the mob of those who practice evil,

Psalm 89:51

when your enemies reproached you, LORD, when they reproached the footsteps of your anointed.

Isaiah 54:15

Watch! If anyone does attack you, it will not be from me; whoever may attack you will fall because of you.

Jeremiah 20:10

Indeed, I hear many people whispering, "Terror on every side. Denounce him, let's denounce him!" All my close friends watch my steps and say, "Perhaps he will be deceived, and we can prevail against him and take vengeance on him."

Daniel 6:4

Because of this, the administrators and regional authorities tried to bring allegations of dereliction of duty in government affairs against Daniel, but they were unable to find any charges of corruption. Daniel was trustworthy, and no evidence of negligence or corruption could be found against him.

Matthew 26:3-4

Then the high priests and the elders of the people assembled in the courtyard of the high priest, who was named Caiaphas.

Matthew 26:57

Those who had arrested Jesus took him to Caiaphas, the high priest, where the scribes and the elders had assembled.

Matthew 27:1

When morning came, all the high priests and elders of the people conspired against Jesus to put him to death.

Luke 20:20

So they watched him closely and sent spies who pretended to be honest men in order to trap him in what he would say. They wanted to hand him over to the jurisdiction of the governor,

Acts 4:5-6

The next day, their rulers, elders, and scribes met in Jerusalem

Acts 23:12-14

In the morning, the Jewish leaders formed a conspiracy and took an oath not to eat or drink anything before they had killed Paul.

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