Parallel Verses

New Heart English Bible

You make us a source of contention to our neighbors. Our enemies laugh among themselves.

New American Standard Bible

You make us an object of contention to our neighbors,
And our enemies laugh among themselves.

King James Version

Thou makest us a strife unto our neighbours: and our enemies laugh among themselves.

Holman Bible

You make us quarrel with our neighbors;
our enemies make fun of us.

International Standard Version

You have set us at strife against our neighbors and our enemies deride us.

A Conservative Version

Thou make us hatred to our neighbors, and our enemies laugh among themselves.

American Standard Version

Thou makest us a strife unto our neighbors; And our enemies laugh among themselves.

Amplified


You make us an object of contention to our neighbors,
And our enemies laugh [at our suffering] among themselves.

Bible in Basic English

You make us a cause of war among our neighbours; our haters are laughing at us among themselves.

Darby Translation

Thou hast made us a strife unto our neighbours, and our enemies mock among themselves.

Julia Smith Translation

Thou wilt set us a strife to our neighbors, and our enemies will deride to themselves.

King James 2000

You make us a strife unto our neighbors: and our enemies laugh among themselves.

Lexham Expanded Bible

You have made us [an object of] strife to our neighbors, and our enemies mock among themselves.

Modern King James verseion

You make us a strife for our neighbors; and our enemies laugh among themselves.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thou hast made us a very strife unto our neighbours, and our enemies laugh us to scorn.

NET Bible

You have made our neighbors dislike us, and our enemies insult us.

The Emphasized Bible

Thou dost make us an object of contention to our neighbours, And, our foes, find mockery for themselves.

Webster

Thou makest us a strife to our neighbors: and our enemies laugh among themselves.

World English Bible

You make us a source of contention to our neighbors. Our enemies laugh among themselves.

Youngs Literal Translation

Thou makest us a strife to our neighbours, And our enemies mock at it.

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Context Readings

Restore Us, O God

5 You have fed them with the bread of tears, and given them tears to drink in large measure. 6 You make us a source of contention to our neighbors. Our enemies laugh among themselves. 7 Restore us, God of Hosts. Cause your face to shine, and we will be saved.


Cross References

Psalm 79:4

We have become a reproach to our neighbors, a scoffing and derision to those who are around us.

Judges 16:25

It happened, when their hearts were merry, that they said, "Call for Samson, that he may entertain us." They called for Samson out of the prison; and he performed before them. They set him between the pillars;

Psalm 44:13-14

You make us a reproach to our neighbors, a scoffing and a derision to those who are around us.

Isaiah 36:8

Now therefore, please make a pledge to my master the king of Assyria, and I will give you two thousand horses, if you are able on your part to set riders on them.

Isaiah 36:12-20

But Rabshakeh said, "Has my master sent me only to your master and to you, to speak these words, and not to the men who sit on the wall, who will eat their own dung and drink their own urine with you?"

Isaiah 37:23

Whom have you defied and blasphemed? Against whom have you exalted your voice and lifted up your eyes on high? Against the Holy One of Israel.

Jeremiah 15:10

"Woe is me, my mother, that you have borne me a man of strife and a man of contention to the whole earth. I have not lent, neither have men lent to me; yet everyone of them curses me."

Jeremiah 48:27

For wasn't Israel a derision to you? Was he found among thieves? For as often as you speak of him, you shake your head.

Ezekiel 36:4

therefore, you mountains of Israel, hear the word of the Lord GOD: "Thus says the Lord GOD to the mountains and to the hills, to the watercourses and to the valleys, to the desolate wastes and to the cities that are forsaken, which are become a prey and derision to the residue of the nations that are all around;

Revelation 11:10

Those who dwell on the earth rejoice over them, and they will be glad. They will give gifts to one another, because these two prophets tormented those who dwell on the earth.

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