Psalm 141:6 {140:6}
Good News Translation
When their rulers are thrown down from rocky cliffs, the people will admit that my words were true.

Contemporary English Version
Everyone will admit that I was right when their rulers are thrown down a rocky cliff,

Douay-Rheims Bible
Their judges falling upon the rock have been swallowed up. They shall hear my words, for they have prevailed:

New American Bible
May their leaders be cast over the cliff, so that they hear that my speeches are pleasing.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Their judges falling upon the rock have been swallowed up. They shall hear my words, for they have prevailed:

when their judges

1 Samuel 31:1-8 And the Philistines fought against Israel, and the men of Israel fled from before the Philistines, and fell down slain in mount Gelboe. . . .

2 Samuel 1:17 And David made this kind of lamentation over Saul, and over Jonathan his son.

1 Chronicles 10:1-7 Now the Philistines fought against Israel, and the men of Israel fled from before the Philistines, and fell down wounded in mount Gelboe. . . .

they shall hear

2 Samuel 2:4 And the men of Juda came, and anointed David there, to be king over the house of Juda. And it was told David that the men of Jabes Galaad had buried Saul.

2 Samuel 5:1-3 Then all the tribes of Israel came to David in Hebron, saying: Behold we are thy bone and thy flesh. . . .

1 Chronicles 11:1-3 Then all Israel gathered themselves to David in Hebron, saying: We are thy bone, and thy flesh. . . .

1 Chronicles 12:38 All these men of war well appointed to fight, came with a perfect heart to Hebron, to make David king over all Israel: and all the rest also of Israel, were of one heart to make David king.

for they

Psalm 45:2 Thou art beautiful above the sons of men: grace is poured abroad in thy lips; therefore hath God blessed thee for ever.

2 Samuel 2:5,6 David therefore sent messengers to the men of Jabes Galaad, and said to them: Blessed be you to the Lord, who have shewn this mercy to your master Saul, and have buried him. . . .

2 Samuel 23:1 Now these are David's last words. David the son of Isai said: The man to whom it was appointed concerning the Christ of the God of Jacob, the excellent psalmist of Israel said:

1 Chronicles 13:2 And he said to all the assembly of Israel: If it please you; and if the words which I speak come from the Lord our God, let us send to the rest of our brethren into all the countries of Israel, and to the priests, and the Levites, that dwell in the suburbs of the cities, to gather themselves to us,

Luke 4:22 And all gave testimony to him. And they wondered at the words of grace that proceeded from his mouth. And they said: Is not this the son of Joseph?

Context
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5The just man shall correct me in mercy, and shall reprove me: but let not the oil of the sinner fatten my head. For my prayer shall still be against the things with which they are well pleased: 6Their judges falling upon the rock have been swallowed up. They shall hear my words, for they have prevailed:7As when the thickness of the earth is broken up upon the ground: Our bones are scattered by the side of hell.…
Cross References
2 Chronicles 25:12
And other ten thousand men the sons of Juda took, and brought to the steep of a certain rock, and cast them down headlong from the top, and they all were broken to pieces.

Amos 2:3
And I will cut off the judge from the midst thereof, and will slay all his princes with him, saith the Lord.

Additional Translations
When their rulers are thrown from the cliffs, the people will listen to my words, for they are pleasant.When their judges are overthrown in stony places, they shall hear my words; for they are sweet.

Their judges are thrown down by the sides of the rock; And they shall hear my words; for they are sweet.

Their mighty ones have been swallowed up near the rock: they shall hear my words, for they are sweet.

When their judges are thrown down from the rocks, they shall hear my words, for they are sweet.

Their judges are thrown down by the sides of the rock; and they shall hear my words; for they are sweet.

When their judges are overthrown in stony places, they shall hear my words; for they are sweet.

Their judges are thrown down by the sides of the rock. They will hear my words, for they are well spoken.

Their judges have been released by the sides of a rock, And they have heard my sayings, For they have been pleasant.
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