Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

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

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,

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 Cast me not off in the time of old age; Forsake me not when my strength faileth. 10 For mine enemies speak concerning me; And they that watch for my soul take counsel together, 11 Saying, God hath forsaken him: Pursue and take him; for there is none to deliver.


Cross References

Psalm 56:6

They gather themselves together, they hide themselves, They mark my steps, Even as they have waited for my soul.

Psalm 83:3

Thy take crafty counsel against thy people, And consult together against thy hidden ones.

Matthew 27:1

Now when morning was come, all the chief priests and the elders of the people took counsel against Jesus to put him to death:

1 Samuel 19:11

And Saul sent messengers unto David's house, to watch him, and to slay him in the morning: and Michal, David's wife, told him, saying, If thou save not thy life to-night, to-morrow thou wilt be slain.

2 Samuel 17:1-14

Moreover Ahithophel said unto Absalom, Let me now choose out twelve thousand men, and I will arise and pursue after David this night:

Psalm 2:2

The kings of the earth set themselves, And the rulers take counsel together, Against Jehovah, and against his anointed,'saying ,

Psalm 10:9

He lurketh in secret as a lion in his covert; He lieth in wait to catch the poor: He doth catch the poor, when he draweth him in his net.

Psalm 31:13

For I have heard the defaming of many, Terror on every side: While they took counsel together against me, They devised to take away my life.

Psalm 37:32-33

The wicked watcheth the righteous, And seeketh to slay him.

Proverbs 1:11

If they say, Come with us, Let us lay wait for blood; Let us lurk privily for the innocent without cause;

Jeremiah 20:10

For I have heard the defaming of many, terror on every side. Denounce, and we will denounce him,'say all my familiar friends, they that watch for my fall; peradventure he will be persuaded, and we shall prevail against him, and we shall take our revenge on him.

Matthew 26:3-4

Then were gathered together the chief priests, and the elders of the people, unto the court of the high priest, who was called Caiaphas;

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