Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For my enemies have spoken against me;
And those who watch for my life have consulted together,

King James Version

For mine enemies speak against me; and they that lay wait for my soul take counsel together,

Holman Bible

For my enemies talk about me,
and those who spy on me plot together,

International Standard Version

For my enemies talk against me; those who seek to kill me plot together

A Conservative Version

For my enemies speak concerning me, and those who watch for my soul take counsel together,

American Standard Version

For mine enemies speak concerning me; And they that watch for my soul take counsel together,

Amplified


For my enemies have spoken against me;
Those who watch for my life have consulted together,

Bible in Basic English

For my haters are waiting secretly for me; and those who are watching for my soul are banded together in their evil designs,

Darby Translation

For mine enemies speak against me, and they that watch for my soul consult together,

Julia Smith Translation

For mine enemies said to me, and they watching my soul took counsel together,

King James 2000

For my enemies speak against me; and they that lay wait for my soul take counsel together,

Lexham Expanded Bible

For my enemies talk concerning me, and those who watch for my life conspire together,

Modern King James verseion

For my enemies speak against me; and those who watch for my soul plot together,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For mine enemies speak against me; and they that lay wait for my soul take their counsel together,

NET Bible

For my enemies talk about me; those waiting for a chance to kill me plot my demise.

New Heart English Bible

For my enemies talk about me. Those who watch for my soul conspire together,

The Emphasized Bible

For mine enemies have spoken of me, And, they who watch for my life, have taken counsel together;

Webster

For my enemies speak against me; and they that lay wait for my soul take counsel together,

World English Bible

For my enemies talk about me. Those who watch for my soul conspire together,

Youngs Literal Translation

For mine enemies have spoken against me, And those watching my soul have taken counsel together,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אויב איב 
'oyeb 
Usage: 272

שׁמר 
Shamar 
Usage: 468

for my soul
נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

Verse Info

Context Readings

A Prayer To God The Rock Of Refuge

9 Do not cast me off in the time of old age;
Do not forsake me when my strength fails.
10 For my enemies have spoken against me;
And those who watch for my life have consulted together,
11 Saying, “God has forsaken him;
Pursue and seize him, for there is no one to deliver.”


Cross References

Psalm 56:6

They attack, they lurk,
They watch my steps,
As they have waited to take my life.

Psalm 83:3

They make shrewd plans against Your people,
And conspire together against Your treasured ones.

Matthew 27:1

Now when morning came, all the chief priests and the elders of the people conferred together against Jesus to put Him to death;

1 Samuel 19:11

Then Saul sent messengers to David’s house to watch him, in order to put him to death in the morning. But Michal, David’s wife, told him, saying, “If you do not save your life tonight, tomorrow you will be put to death.”

2 Samuel 17:1-14

Furthermore, Ahithophel said to Absalom, “Please let me choose 12,000 men that I may arise and pursue David tonight.

Psalm 2:2

The kings of the earth take their stand
And the rulers take counsel together
Against the Lord and against His Anointed, saying,

Psalm 10:9

He lurks in a hiding place as a lion in his lair;
He lurks to catch the afflicted;
He catches the afflicted when he draws him into his net.

Psalm 31:13

For I have heard the slander of many,
Terror is on every side;
While they took counsel together against me,
They schemed to take away my life.

Psalm 37:32-33

The wicked spies upon the righteous
And seeks to kill him.

Proverbs 1:11

If they say, “Come with us,
Let us lie in wait for blood,
Let us ambush the innocent without cause;

Jeremiah 20:10

For I have heard the whispering of many,
Terror on every side!
Denounce him; yes, let us denounce him!”
All my trusted friends,
Watching for my fall, say:
“Perhaps he will be deceived, so that we may prevail against him
And take our revenge on him.”

Matthew 26:3-4

Then the chief priests and the elders of the people were gathered together in the court of the high priest, named Caiaphas;

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