Psalm 40:14 {39:15}
Good News Translation
May those who try to kill me be completely defeated and confused. May those who are happy because of my troubles be turned back and disgraced.

Contemporary English Version
Disgrace and confuse all who want me dead; turn away and disgrace all who want to hurt me.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Let them be confounded and ashamed together, that seek after my soul to take it away. Let them be turned backward and be ashamed that desire evils to me.

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Let them be confounded and ashamed together, that seek after my soul to take it away. Let them be turned backward and be ashamed that desire evils to me.

Let them be ashamed.

Psalm 31:17,18 Let me not be confounded, O Lord, for I have called upon thee. Let the wicked be ashamed, and be brought down to hell. . . .

Psalm 35:4,26 Let them be confounded and ashamed that seek after my soul. Let them be turned back and be confounded that devise evil against me. . . .

Psalm 70:2,3 Let them be confounded and ashamed that seek my soul: . . .

Psalm 71:13 Let them be confounded and come to nothing that detract my soul; let them be covered with confusion and blame that seek my hurt.

Isaiah 41:11 Behold all that fight against thee shall be confounded and ashamed, they shall be as nothing, and the men shall perish that strive against thee.

Isaiah 45:24 For every knee shall be bowed to me, and every tongue shall swear.

that

Matthew 21:38-41 But the husbandmen seeing the son, said among themselves: This is the heir: come, let us kill him, and we shall have his inheritance. . . .

driven

Psalm 9:3 When my enemy shall be turned back: they shall be weakened, and perish before thy face.

John 18:6 As soon therefore as he had said to them: I am he; they went backward and fell to the ground.

Acts 9:4-6 And falling on the ground, he heard a voice saying to him: Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou me? . . .

Acts 12:23,24 And forthwith an angel of the Lord struck him, because he had not given the honour to God: and, being eaten up by worms, he gave up the ghost. . . .

Context
I Waited Patiently for the LORD
13Be pleased, O Lord, to deliver me. Look down, O Lord, to help me. 14Let them be confounded and ashamed together, that seek after my soul to take it away. Let them be turned backward and be ashamed that desire evils to me.15Let them immediately bear their confusion, that say to me: 'Tis well, 'tis well.…
Cross References
Psalm 35:4
Let them be confounded and ashamed that seek after my soul. Let them be turned back and be confounded that devise evil against me.

Psalm 35:26
Let them blush: and be ashamed together, who rejoice at my evils. Let them be clothed with confusion and shame, who speak great things against me.

Psalm 54:3
For strangers have risen up against me; and the mighty have sought after my soul: and they have not set God before their eyes.

Psalm 63:9
But they have sought my soul in vain, they shall go into the lower parts of the earth:

Psalm 70:2
Let them be confounded and ashamed that seek my soul:

Psalm 71:13
Let them be confounded and come to nothing that detract my soul; let them be covered with confusion and blame that seek my hurt.

Psalm 119:95
The wicked have waited for me to destroy me: but I have understood thy testimonies.

Jeremiah 14:3
The great ones sent their inferiors to the water: they came to draw, they found no water, they carried back their vessels empty: they were confounded and afflicted, and covered their heads.

Additional Translations
May those who seek my life be ashamed and confounded; may those who wish me harm be repelled and humiliated.Let them be ashamed and confounded together that seek after my soul to destroy it; let them be driven backward and put to shame that wish me evil.

Let them be put to shame and confounded together That seek after my soul to destroy it: Let them be turned backward and brought to dishonor That delight in my hurt.

Let those that seek my soul, to destroy it, be ashamed and confounded together; let those that wish me evil be turned backward and put to shame.

Let them be ashamed and brought to confusion together that seek after my soul to destroy it; let them be turned backward and confounded that take pleasure in mine adversity;

Let them be ashamed and confounded together that seek after my soul to destroy it: let them be turned backward and brought to dishonour that delight in my hurt.

Let them be ashamed and confounded together that seek after my soul to destroy it; let them be driven backward and put to shame that wish me evil.

Let them be disappointed and confounded together who seek after my soul to destroy it. Let them be turned backward and brought to dishonor who delight in my hurt.

They are ashamed and confounded together, Who are seeking my soul to destroy it, They are turned backward, And are ashamed, who are desiring my evil.
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