Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Let the enemy pursue my soul and overtake it; And let him trample my life down to the ground And lay my glory in the dust. Selah.

King James Version

Let the enemy persecute my soul, and take it; yea, let him tread down my life upon the earth, and lay mine honour in the dust. Selah.

Holman Bible

may an enemy pursue and overtake me; may he trample me to the ground and leave my honor in the dust. Selah

International Standard Version

then, let my enemy pursue me, let him overtake me, and let him trample my life to the ground. Interlude Let him put my honor into the dust.

A Conservative Version

let the enemy pursue my soul, and overtake it. Yea, let him tread my life down to the earth, and lay my glory in the dust. Selah.

American Standard Version

Let the enemy pursue my soul, and overtake it; Yea, let him tread my life down to the earth, And lay my glory in the dust. Selah

Amplified

Let the enemy pursue my life and take it; yes, let him trample my life to the ground and lay my honor in the dust. Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]!

Bible in Basic English

Let my hater go after my soul and take it; let my life be crushed to the earth, and my honour into the dust. (Selah.)

Darby Translation

Let the enemy pursue after my soul, and take it, and let him tread down my life to the earth, and lay my glory in the dust. Selah.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Let the enemy persecute my soul, and take it; let him tread down my life upon the earth and lay my honour in the dust. Selah.

Julia Smith Translation

The enemy will pursue my soul, and overtake; and he will tread down my life to the earth, and he will cause mine honor to dwell upon the dust Silence.

King James 2000

Let the enemy persecute my soul, and take it; yea, let him tread down my life upon the earth, and lay my honor in the dust. Selah.

Lexham Expanded Bible

let the enemy of my soul pursue, and overtake and trample my life into the ground, and lay my honor in the dust. Selah

Modern King James verseion

let the enemy persecute my soul and take it; yea, let him trample down my life on the earth and lay my honor in the dust. Selah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then let mine enemy persecute my soul, and take me. Yea, let him tread my life down upon the earth, and lay mine honor in the dust. Selah.

NET Bible

may an enemy relentlessly chase me and catch me; may he trample me to death and leave me lying dishonored in the dust. (Selah)

New Heart English Bible

let the enemy pursue my soul, and overtake it; yes, let him tread my life down to the earth, and lay my glory in the dust. Selah.

The Emphasized Bible

Let an enemy pursue my soul, and overtake it, that he may tread down, to the earth, my life, - and, mine honour - in the dust, he may cause to dwell. Selah.

Webster

Let the enemy persecute my soul, and take it; yes, let him tread down my life upon the earth, and lay my honor in the dust. Selah.

World English Bible

let the enemy pursue my soul, and overtake it; yes, let him tread my life down to the earth, and lay my glory in the dust. Selah.

Youngs Literal Translation

An enemy pursueth my soul, and overtaketh, And treadeth down to the earth my life, And my honour placeth in the dust. Selah.

References

Easton

Fausets

Context Readings

Prayer For Justice

4 If I have rewarded evil to my friend, Or have plundered him who without cause was my adversary, 5 Let the enemy pursue my soul and overtake it; And let him trample my life down to the ground And lay my glory in the dust. Selah. 6 Arise, O LORD, in Your anger; Lift up Yourself against the rage of my adversaries, And arouse Yourself for me; You have appointed judgment.


Cross References

Job 16:15

"I have sewed sackcloth over my skin And thrust my horn in the dust.

Job 31:5-10

"If I have walked with falsehood, And my foot has hastened after deceit,

Job 31:38-40

"If my land cries out against me, And its furrows weep together;

Job 40:12-13

"Look on everyone who is proud, and humble him, And tread down the wicked where they stand.

Psalm 3:2

Many are saying of my soul, "There is no deliverance for him in God." Selah.

Psalm 44:5

Through You we will push back our adversaries; Through Your name we will trample down those who rise up against us.

Psalm 49:12

But man in his pomp will not endure; He is like the beasts that perish.

Psalm 60:12

Through God we shall do valiantly, And it is He who will tread down our adversaries.

Isaiah 10:6

I send it against a godless nation And commission it against the people of My fury To capture booty and to seize plunder, And to trample them down like mud in the streets.

Isaiah 63:3

"I have trodden the wine trough alone, And from the peoples there was no man with Me I also trod them in My anger And trampled them in My wrath; And their lifeblood is sprinkled on My garments, And I stained all My raiment.

Jeremiah 17:13

O LORD, the hope of Israel, All who forsake You will be put to shame Those who turn away on earth will be written down, Because they have forsaken the fountain of living water, even the LORD.

Habakkuk 3:13

You went forth for the salvation of Your people, For the salvation of Your anointed You struck the head of the house of the evil To lay him open from thigh to neck. Selah.

Zechariah 10:5

"They will be as mighty men, Treading down the enemy in the mire of the streets in battle; And they will fight, for the LORD will be with them; And the riders on horses will be put to shame.

Malachi 4:3

"You will tread down the wicked, for they will be ashes under the soles of your feet on the day which I am preparing," says the LORD of hosts.



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