Psalm 62:4 {61:5}
Good News Translation
You only want to bring him down from his place of honor; you take pleasure in lies. You speak words of blessing, but in your heart you curse him.

Contemporary English Version
You want to bring me down from my place of honor. You love to tell lies, and when your words are kind, hatred hides in your heart.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But they have thought to cast away my price; I ran in thirst: they blessed with their mouth, but cursed with their heart.

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But they have thought to cast away my price; I ran in thirst: they blessed with their mouth, but cursed with their heart.

consult

Psalm 2:1-3 Why have the Gentiles raged, and the people devised vain things? . . .

Matthew 2:3,4,16 And king Herod hearing this, was troubled, and all Jerusalem with him. . . .

Matthew 22:15,23,34,35 Then the Pharisees going, consulted among themselves how to insnare him in his speech. . . .

Matthew 26:3,4 Then were gathered together the chief priests and ancients of the people, into the court of the high priest, who was called Caiphas: . . .

Matthew 27:1 And when morning was come, all the chief priests and ancients of the people took counsel against Jesus, that they might put him to death.

John 11:47-50 The chief priests, therefore, and the Pharisees gathered a council and said: What do we, for this man doth many miracles? . . .

Acts 4:16,17,25-28 Saying: What shall we do to these men? For indeed a miracle hath been done by them, known to all the inhabitants of Jerusalem. It is manifest: and we cannot deny it. . . .

delight

Psalm 52:3 Thou hast loved malice more than goodness: and iniquity rather than to speak righteousness.

Psalm 119:163 I have hated and abhorred iniquity; but I have loved thy law.

Proverbs 6:17 A heart that deviseth wicked plots, feet that are swift to run into mischief,

Proverbs 13:5 The just shall hate a lying word: but the wicked confoundeth, and shall be confounded.

Hosea 7:3 They have made the king glad with their wickedness: and the princes with their lies.

John 8:44 You are of your father the devil: and the desires of your father you will do. He was a murderer from the beginning: and he stood not in the truth, because truth is not in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father thereof.

Romans 1:32 Who, having known the justice of God, did not understand that they who do such things, are worthy of death: and not only they that do them, but they also that consent to them that do them.

Revelation 22:15 Without are dogs and sorcerers and unchaste and murderers and servers of idols and every one that loveth and maketh a lie.

bless

Psalm 28:3 Draw me not away together with the wicked; and with the workers of iniquity destroy me not: Who speak peace with their neighbour, but evils are in their hearts.

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.

Luke 20:20 And being upon the watch, they sent spies, who should feign themselves just, that they might take hold of him in his words, that they might deliver him up to the authority and power of the governor.

inwardly [heb.

Psalm 5:9 For there is no truth in their mouth: their heart is vain.

Psalm 51:6 For behold thou hast loved truth: the uncertain and hidden things of thy wisdom thou hast made manifest to me.

Luke 11:39 And the Lord said to him: Now you, Pharisees, make clean the outside of the cup and of the platter: but your inside is full of rapine and iniquity.

Romans 7:22 For I am delighted with the law of God, according to the inward man:

Context
Waiting on God
3How long do you rush in upon a man? you all kill, as if you were thrusting down a leaning wall, and a tottering fence. 4But they have thought to cast away my price; I ran in thirst: they blessed with their mouth, but cursed with their heart.5But be thou, O my soul, subject to God: for from him is my patience.…
Cross References
Psalm 4:2
O ye sons of men, how long will you be dull of heart? why do you love vanity, and seek after lying?

Psalm 28:3
Draw me not away together with the wicked; and with the workers of iniquity destroy me not: Who speak peace with their neighbour, but evils are in their hearts.

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 41:6
And if he came in to see me, he spoke vain things: his heart gathered together iniquity to itself. He went out and spoke to the same purpose.

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.

Isaiah 30:13
Therefore shall this iniquity be to you as a breach that falleth, and is found wanting in a high wall, for the destruction thereof shall come on a sudden, when it is not looked for.

Daniel 6:7
All the princes of the kingdom, the magistrates, and governors, the senators, and judges, have consulted together, that an imperial decree, and an edict be published: That whosoever shall ask any petition of any god, or man, for thirty days, but of thee, O king, shall be cast into the den of the lions.

Additional Translations
They fully intend to topple him from his lofty perch; they delight in lies; with their mouths they bless, but inwardly they curse. SelahThey only consult to cast him down from his excellency: they delight in lies: they bless with their mouth, but they curse inwardly. Selah.

They only consult to thrust him down from his dignity; They delight in lies; They bless with their mouth, but they curse inwardly. Selah

They only took counsel to set at nought mine honour: I ran in thirst: with their mouth they blessed, but with their heart they cursed. Pause.

They only consult to thrust [him] down from his excellency; they delight in lies; they bless with their mouth, but in their inward part they curse. Selah.

They only consult to thrust him down from his excellency; they delight in lies: they bless with their mouth, but they curse inwardly. Selah

They only consult to cast him down from his excellence: they delight in lies: they bless with their mouth, but they curse inwardly. Selah.

They fully intend to throw him down from his lofty place. They delight in lies. They bless with their mouth, but they curse inwardly. Selah.

Only -- from his excellency They have consulted to drive away, They enjoy a lie, with their mouth they bless, And with their heart revile. Selah.
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