Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

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

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

For my enemies talk against me; those who watch for my life consult 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,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For my enemies speak against me, and those that lay in wait for my soul take counsel 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,

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 at the time of old age, According to the consumption of my power forsake me not. 10 For mine enemies have spoken against me, And those watching my soul have taken counsel together, 11 Saying, 'God hath forsaken him, Pursue and catch him, for there is no deliverer.'


Cross References

Psalm 56:6

They assemble, they hide, they watch my heels, When they have expected my soul.

Psalm 83:3

Against Thy people they take crafty counsel, And consult against Thy hidden ones.

Matthew 27:1

And morning having come, all the chief priests and the elders of the people took counsel against Jesus, so as to put him to death;

1 Samuel 19:11

And Saul sendeth messengers unto the house of David to watch him, and to put him to death in the morning; and Michal his wife declareth to David, saying, 'If thou art not delivering thy life to-night -- tomorrow thou art put to death.'

2 Samuel 17:1-14

And Ahithophel said unto Absalom, 'Let me choose, I pray thee, twelve thousand men, and I arise and pursue after David to-night,

Psalm 2:2

Station themselves do kings of the earth, And princes have been united together, Against Jehovah, and against His Messiah:

Psalm 10:9

He lieth in wait in a secret place, as a lion in a covert. He lieth in wait to catch the poor, He catcheth the poor, drawing him into his net.

Psalm 31:13

For I have heard an evil account of many, Fear is round about. In their being united against me, To take my life they have devised,

Psalm 37:32-33

The wicked is watching for the righteous, And is seeking to put him to death.

Proverbs 1:11

If they say, 'Come with us, we lay wait for blood, We watch secretly for the innocent without cause,

Jeremiah 20:10

For I have heard the evil report of many, Fear is round about: 'Declare, and we declare it,' All mine allies are watching for my halting, 'Perhaps he is enticed, and we prevail over him, And we take our vengeance out of him.'

Matthew 26:3-4

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

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