Parallel Verses

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;

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 them be put to shame and confounded that seek and demand my life; let them be turned backward and brought to confusion and dishonor who desire and 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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Let them be ashamed and confounded that seek after my life; let them be turned backward and put to confusion that desire my hurt.

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 {To the chief Musician. A Psalm of David: to bring to remembrance.} Make haste, O God, to deliver me; Jehovah, hasten to my help. 2 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; 3 Let them turn back because of their shame that say, Aha! Aha!


Cross References

Psalm 35:4

Let them be put to shame and confounded that seek after my life; let them be turned backward and brought to confusion that devise my hurt:

Psalm 35:26

Let them be ashamed and brought to confusion together that rejoice at mine adversity; let them be clothed with shame and dishonour that magnify themselves against me.

Psalm 6:10

All mine enemies shall be ashamed and tremble exceedingly; they will turn, they will be ashamed suddenly.

Psalm 71:13

Let them be ashamed, let them be consumed, that are adversaries to my soul; let them be covered with reproach and dishonour that seek my hurt.

Psalm 109:29

Let mine adversaries be clothed with confusion, and let them cover themselves with their shame as with a mantle.

Isaiah 28:13

And the word of Jehovah was unto them precept upon precept, precept upon precept, line upon line, line upon line, here a little, there a little: that they might go, and fall backward, and be broken, and snared, and taken.

Isaiah 41:11

Lo, all that are incensed against thee shall be ashamed and confounded; they that strive with thee shall be as nothing, and shall perish.

John 18:6

When therefore he said to them, I am he, they went away backward and fell to the ground.

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