Psalm 120:7 {119:7}
Good News Translation
When I speak of peace, they are for war.

Contemporary English Version
I am in favor of peace, but when I speak of it, all they want is war.

Douay-Rheims Bible
With them that hated peace I was peaceable: when I spoke to them they fought against me without cause.

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With them that hated peace I was peaceable: when I spoke to them they fought against me without cause.

for peace.

Psalm 34:14 Turn away from evil and do good: seek after peace and pursue it.

Psalm 35:20 For they spoke indeed peaceably to me; and speaking in the anger of the earth they devised guile.

Psalm 55:20 He hath stretched forth his hand to repay. They have defiled his covenant,

2 Samuel 20:19 Am not I she that answer truth in Israel, and thou seekest to destroy the city, and to overthrow a mother in Israel? Why wilt thou throw down the inheritance of the Lord?

Matthew 5:9 Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God.

Romans 12:18 If it be possible, as much as is in you, have peace with all men.

Ephesians 2:14-17 For he is our peace, who hath made both one, and breaking down the middle wall of partition, the enmities in his flesh: . . .

Hebrews 12:14 Follow peace with all men and holiness: without which no man shall see God.

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1 Samuel 24:9-11 And said to Saul: Why dost thou hear the words of men that say: David seeketh thy hurt? . . .

1 Samuel 26:2-4 And Saul arose, and went down to the wilderness of Ziph having with him three thousand chosen men of Israel, to seek David in the wilderness of Ziph. . . .

Context
In My Distress I Cried to the LORD
6My soul hath been long a sojourner. 7With them that hated peace I was peaceable: when I spoke to them they fought against me without cause.
Cross References
Psalm 55:20
He hath stretched forth his hand to repay. They have defiled his covenant,

Psalm 55:21
They are divided by the wrath of his countenance, and his heart hath drawn near. His words are smoother than oil, and the same are darts.

Psalm 109:4
Instead of making me a return of love, they detracted me: but I gave myself to prayer.

Micah 2:8
The house of Jacob saith: Is the Spirit of the Lord straitened or are these his thoughts? Are not my words good to him that walketh uprightly?

Additional Translations
I am in favor of peace; but when I speak, they want war.I am for peace: but when I speak, they are for war.

I am for peace: But when I speak, they are for war.

I was peaceable among them that hated peace; when I spoke to them, they warred against me without a cause.

I [am for] peace; but when I speak, they [are] for war.

I am for peace: but when I speak, they are for war.

I am for peace: but when I speak, they are for war.

I am for peace, but when I speak, they are for war. A Song of Ascents.

I am peace, and when I speak they are for war!
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