|New International Version (© 2011)|
They repay me evil for good and leave me like one bereaved.
King James Bible
They rewarded me evil for good to the spoiling of my soul.
American Standard Version
They reward me evil for good, To the bereaving of my soul.
Young's Literal Translation
They pay me evil for good, bereaving my soul,
Psalm 35:12 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
To the spoiling of my soul - To destroy my life; so נפש nephesh should be translated in a multitude of places, where our translators have used the word soul.
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Psalm 38:20 They also that render evil for good are my adversaries; because I follow the thing that good is.
Psalm 109:3-5 They compassed me about also with words of hatred; and fought against me without a cause...
1 Samuel 19:4,5,15 And Jonathan spoke good of David to Saul his father, and said to him, Let not the king sin against his servant, against David...
1 Samuel 22:13,14 And Saul said to him, Why have you conspired against me, you and the son of Jesse, in that you have given him bread, and a sword...
Proverbs 17:13 Whoever rewards evil for good, evil shall not depart from his house.
Jeremiah 18:20 Shall evil be recompensed for good? for they have dig a pit for my soul. Remember that I stood before you to speak good for them...
John 10:32 Jesus answered them, Many good works have I showed you from my Father; for which of those works do you stone me?
spoiling [heb.] depriving
1 Samuel 20:31-33 For as long as the son of Jesse lives on the ground, you shall not be established, nor your kingdom. Why now send and fetch him to me...
Luke 23:21-23 But they cried, saying, Crucify him, crucify him...
my soul. Or, `my life,' as the word nephesh frequently denotes
Psalm 35:12 Parallel CommentariesBereavement Evil Forlorn Good Leave Pay Repay Requite Reward Rewarded Soul Spoiling TroublingBereavement Evil Forlorn Good Leave Pay Repay Requite Reward Rewarded Soul Spoiling TroublingTHE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.
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John 10:32 but Jesus said to them, "I have shown you many good works from the Father. For which of these do you stone me?"
Psalm 38:20 Those who repay my good with evil lodge accusations against me, though I seek only to do what is good.
Psalm 109:5 They repay me evil for good, and hatred for my friendship.
Proverbs 17:13 Evil will never leave the house of one who pays back evil for good.
Jeremiah 18:20 Should good be repaid with evil? Yet they have dug a pit for me. Remember that I stood before you and spoke in their behalf to turn your wrath away from them.