Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Let those be ashamed and humiliated
Who seek my life;
Let those be turned back and dishonored
Who delight in my hurt.

King James Version

Let them be ashamed and confounded that seek after my soul: let them be turned backward, and put to confusion, that desire my hurt.

Holman Bible

Let those who seek my life
be disgraced and confounded;
let those who wish me harm
be driven back and humiliated.

International Standard Version

May those who seek to kill me be publicly humiliated. May those who take pleasure in my harm be turned back in humiliation.

A Conservative Version

Let them be put to shame and confounded who seek after my soul. Let them be turned backward and brought to dishonor who delight in my hurt.

American Standard Version

Let them be put to shame and confounded That seek after my soul: Let them be turned backward and brought to dishonor That delight in my hurt.

Amplified


Let those be ashamed and humiliated
Who seek my life;
Let them be turned back and humiliated
Who delight in my hurt.

Bible in Basic English

Let those who go after my soul have shame and trouble; let those who have evil designs against me be turned back and made foolish.

Darby Translation

Let them be ashamed and brought to confusion that seek after my soul; let them be turned backward and confounded that take pleasure in mine adversity;

Julia Smith Translation

They seeking my soul shall be confused and ashamed: they shall be turned away behind; and they desiring my evils, shall be ashamed.

King James 2000

Let them be ashamed and confounded that seek after my soul: let them be turned backward, and put to confusion, that desire my hurt.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Let them be ashamed and abashed who seek my life. Let them be repulsed and humiliated [who] desire my harm.

Modern King James verseion

Let them be ashamed and turned pale, those who seek after my soul; let them be turned backward and blush, those who desire my hurt.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Let them be ashamed and confounded that seek after my soul; let them be turned backward, and put to confusion that wish me evil.

NET Bible

May those who are trying to take my life be embarrassed and ashamed! May those who want to harm me be turned back and ashamed!

New Heart English Bible

Let them be disappointed and confounded who seek my soul. Let those who desire my ruin be turned back in disgrace.

The Emphasized Bible

Let them turn pale and then at once blush, Who are seeking my life, - Let them draw back, and be confounded, Who are taking pleasure in my misfortune;

Webster

Let them be ashamed and confounded that seek after my soul: let them be turned backward, and put to confusion, that desire my hurt.

World English Bible

Let them be disappointed and confounded who seek my soul. Let those who desire my ruin be turned back in disgrace.

Youngs Literal Translation

Let them be ashamed and confounded Who are seeking my soul, Let them be turned backward and blush Who are desiring my evil.

Verse Info

Context Readings

A Call For Deliverance

1 For the choir director. A Psalm of David; for a memorial.
O God, hasten to deliver me;
O Lord, hasten to my help!
2 Let those be ashamed and humiliated
Who seek my life;
Let those be turned back and dishonored
Who delight in my hurt.
3 Let those be turned back because of their shame
Who say, “Aha, aha!”


Cross References

Psalm 35:4

Let those be ashamed and dishonored who seek my life;
Let those be turned back and humiliated who devise evil against me.

Psalm 35:26

Let those be ashamed and humiliated altogether who rejoice at my distress;
Let those be clothed with shame and dishonor who magnify themselves over me.

Psalm 6:10

All my enemies will be ashamed and greatly dismayed;
They shall turn back, they will suddenly be ashamed.

Psalm 71:13

Let those who are adversaries of my soul be ashamed and consumed;
Let them be covered with reproach and dishonor, who seek to injure me.

Psalm 109:29

Let my accusers be clothed with dishonor,
And let them cover themselves with their own shame as with a robe.

Isaiah 28:13

So the word of the Lord to them will be,
Order on order, order on order,
Line on line, line on line,
A little here, a little there,”
That they may go and stumble backward, be broken, snared and taken captive.

Isaiah 41:11

“Behold, all those who are angered at you will be shamed and dishonored;
Those who contend with you will be as nothing and will perish.

John 18:6

So when He said to them, “I am He,” they drew back and fell to the ground.

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