Parallel Verses

Webster

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

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.

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 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. 7 Shall they escape by iniquity; in thy anger cast down the people, O God.


Cross References

Psalm 59:3

For lo, they lie in wait for my soul: the mighty are gathered against me; not for my transgression, nor for my sin, O LORD.

Psalm 71:10

For my enemies speak against me; and they that lay wait for my soul take counsel together,

Psalm 140:2

Who imagine mischiefs in their heart; continually are they assembled for war.

Job 14:16

For now thou numberest my steps: dost thou not watch over my sin?

Job 31:4

Doth not he see my ways, and count all my steps?

Psalm 2:1-3

Why do the heathen rage, and the people imagine 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 poor.

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, into the midst of which they have fallen themselves. Selah.

Psalm 64:2-6

Hide me from the secret counsel of the wicked; from the insurrection of the workers of iniquity:

Psalm 89:51

With which thy enemies have reproached, O LORD; with which they have reproached the footsteps of thy anointed

Isaiah 54:15

Behold, they shall surely assemble but not by me: whoever shall assemble against thee shall fall for thy sake.

Jeremiah 20:10

For I heard the defaming of many, fear on every side. Report, say they, and we will report it. All my familiars watched for my halting, saying, Perhaps he will be enticed, and we shall prevail against him, and we shall take our revenge on him.

Daniel 6:4

Then the presidents and princes sought to find occasion against Daniel concerning 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 assembled the chief priests, and the scribes, and the elders of the people, in the palace of the high priest, who was called Caiaphas,

Matthew 26:57

And they that had laid hold on Jesus, led him away to Caiaphas the high priest, where the scribes and the elders were assembled.

Matthew 27:1

When the morning was come, all the chief priests and 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 should feign themselves just men, that they might take hold of his words, that so they might deliver him to the power and authority of the governor.

Acts 4:5-6

And it came to pass on the morrow, that their rulers, and elders, and scribes,

Acts 23:12-14

And when it was day, certain of 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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