Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 rewarded evil him being at peace with me; (and I will deliver mine enemy undeservedly:) 5 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. 6 Arise, O Jehovah, in thine anger, lift up thyself for the wrath of mine enemies: and awake to me the judgment thou didst command.


Cross References

Job 16:15

I sewed together sackcloth upon my skin, and I thrust my horn into the dust.

Job 31:5-10

If I went with vanity, and my foot will haste upon deceit;

Job 31:38-40

If my land shall cry against me, and its, furrows shall weep together;

Job 40:12-13

See every proud one, and humble him; and crush the unjust in their place.

Psalm 3:2

Many saying to my soul, No salvation to him in God. Silence.

Psalm 44:5

In thee we will thrust our enemies: in thy name we will tread down those rising up against us.

Psalm 49:12

And man shall not abide in honor, being like as the beasts they perished.

Psalm 60:12

In God we will do strength and he will tread down our adversaries.

Isaiah 10:6

Against a polluted nation will I send him, and upon a people of my outpouring will I command him to spoil a spoil and to plunder a plunder, and to set them a treading down as the clay of the streets.

Isaiah 63:3

I trod the wine-press alone; and from the people not a man with me: and I will tread them down in my wrath, and I will trample them in mine anger, and their juice shall be sprinkled upon my garment, and I will stain all my vestment

Jeremiah 17:13

The hope of Israel, O Jehovah, all forsaking thee shall be ashamed, turning away from me they shall be written in the earth, for they forsook the fountain of the water of life, Jehovah.

Habakkuk 3:13

Thou wentest forth to save thy people, to save thy Messiah; thou didst crush the head from the house of the unjust, making naked the foundation, even to the neck. Silence.

Zechariah 10:5

And they were as the strong treading down in the mud of the streets in the battle: and they waged war, for Jehovah was with them, and they riding horses were ashamed.

Malachi 4:3

And ye tread down the unjust; for they were ashes under the soles of your feet in the day which I doing, said Jehovah of armies.

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