Psalm 35:20 {34:20}
Good News Translation
They do not speak in a friendly way; instead they invent all kinds of lies about peace-loving people.

Contemporary English Version
They say hurtful things, and they lie to people who want to live in peace.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For they spoke indeed peaceably to me; and speaking in the anger of the earth they devised guile.

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

For

Psalm 120:5-7 Woe is me, that my sojourning is prolonged! I have dwelt with the inhabitants of Cedar: . . .

but

Psalm 31:13 For I have heard the blame of many that dwell round about. While they assembled together against me, they consulted to take away my life.

Psalm 36:3,4 The words of his mouth are iniquity and guile: he would not understand that he might do well. . . .

Psalm 38:12 And they that sought my soul used violence. And they that sought evils to me spoke vain things, and studied deceits all the day long.

Psalm 52:2 All the day long thy tongue hath devised injustice: as a sharp razor, thou hast wrought deceit.

Psalm 64:4-6 To shoot in secret the undefiled. . . .

Psalm 140:2-5 Who have devised iniquities in their hearts: all the day long they designed battles. . . .

Jeremiah 11:19 And I was as a meek lamb, that is carried to be a victim: and I knew not that they had devised counsels against me, saying: Let us put wood on his bread, and cut him off from the land of the living, and let his name be remembered no more.

Daniel 6:5 Then these men said: We shall not find any occasion against this Daniel, unless perhaps concerning the law of his God.

Matthew 26:4 And they consulted together that by subtilty they might apprehend Jesus and put him to death.

Acts 23:15 Now therefore do you with the council signify to the tribune, that he bring him forth to you, as if you meant to know something more certain touching him. And we, before he come near, are ready to kill him.

Acts 25:3 Requesting favour against him, that he would command him to be brought to Jerusalem, laying wait to kill him in the way.

quiet

Matthew 12:19,24 He shall not contend, nor cry out, neither shall any man hear his voice in the streets. . . .

1 Peter 2:22,23 Who did no sin, neither was guile found in his mouth. . . .

Context
Contend with My Opponents
19Let not them that are my enemies wrongfully rejoice over me: who have hated me without cause, and wink with the eyes. 20For they spoke indeed peaceably to me; and speaking in the anger of the earth they devised guile.21And they opened their mouth wide against me; they said: Well done, well done, our eyes have seen it.…
Cross References
Psalm 38:12
And they that sought my soul used violence. And they that sought evils to me spoke vain things, and studied deceits all the day long.

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 120:6
My soul hath been long a sojourner.

Jeremiah 9:8
Their tongue is a piercing arrow, it hath spoken deceit: with his mouth one speaketh peace with his friend, and secretly he lieth in wait for him.

Micah 6:12
By which her rich men were filled with iniquity, and the inhabitants thereof have spoken lies, and their tongue was deceitful in their mouth.

Additional Translations
For they do not speak peace, but devise deceitful schemes against those who live quietly in the land.For they speak not peace: but they devise deceitful matters against them that are quiet in the land.

For they speak not peace; But they devise deceitful words against them that are quiet in the land.

For to me they spoke peaceably, but imagined deceits in their anger.

For they speak not peace; and they devise deceitful words against the quiet in the land.

For they speak not peace: but they devise deceitful words against them that are quiet in the land.

For they speak not peace: but they devise deceitful matters against them that are quiet in the land.

For they don't speak peace, but they devise deceitful words against those who are quiet in the land.

For they speak not peace, And against the quiet of the land, Deceitful words they devise,
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