Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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;

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 God, come to my rescue. LORD, hurry to help me. 2 May those who seek to kill me be publicly humiliated. May those who take pleasure in my harm be turned back in humiliation. 3 May those who say "Aha! Aha!" be turned back because of their shameful deeds.


Cross References

Psalm 35:4

Let those who seek my life be ashamed and disgraced; let those who plot evil against me be driven back and confounded.

Psalm 35:26

Instead, let those who gloat over the evil directed against me be ashamed and confounded together; Let those who exalt themselves over me be clothed with shame and dishonor.

Psalm 6:10

As for all my enemies, they will be put to shame; they will be greatly frightened and suddenly turn away ashamed. A Davidic psalm, which he sang to the LORD, because of the words of Cush the descendant of Benjamin.

Psalm 71:13

Let my adversaries be ashamed and consumed; let those who seek my destruction be covered with scorn and disgrace.

Psalm 109:29

May my accusers be clothed with shame and wrapped in their humiliation as with a robe.

Isaiah 28:13

So, then, the message from the LORD to them will become: "Do this and do that, do this and do that, line upon line, line upon line, a little here, a little there," so that they will go, but fall backward, and be injured, snared, and captured.

Isaiah 41:11

"Look! All who are enraged at you will be put to shame and disgraced; those who contend with you will all die.

John 18:6

When Jesus told them, "I AM," they backed away and fell to the ground.

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