English Standard Version
For strangers have risen against me; ruthless men seek my life; they do not set God before themselves. Selah
King James Bible
For strangers are risen up against me, and oppressors seek after my soul: they have not set God before them. Selah.
American Standard Version
For strangers are risen up against me, And violent men have sought after my soul: They have not set God before them. Selah
For strangers have risen up against me; and the mighty have sought after my soul: and they have not set God before their eyes.
English Revised Version
For strangers are risen up against me, and violent men have sought after my soul: they have not set God before them. Selah
Webster's Bible Translation
For strangers have risen up against me, and oppressors seek after my soul: they have not set God before them. Selah.
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CommentaryKeil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament
Instead of הכּל, the totality, we have כּלּו, which denotes each individual of the whole, to which the suffix, that has almost vanished (Psalm 29:9) from the genius of the language, refers. And instead of סר, the more elegant סג, without any distinction in the meaning.
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1 Samuel 20:1
Then David fled from Naioth in Ramah and came and said before Jonathan, "What have I done? What is my guilt? And what is my sin before your father, that he seeks my life?"
1 Samuel 25:29
If men rise up to pursue you and to seek your life, the life of my lord shall be bound in the bundle of the living in the care of the LORD your God. And the lives of your enemies he shall sling out as from the hollow of a sling.
who rescued me from my enemies; yes, you exalted me above those who rose against me; you delivered me from the man of violence.
Transgression speaks to the wicked deep in his heart; there is no fear of God before his eyes.
Those who seek my life lay their snares; those who seek my hurt speak of ruin and meditate treachery all day long.
Let those be put to shame and disappointed altogether who seek to snatch away my life; let those be turned back and brought to dishonor who delight in my hurt!
But those who seek to destroy my life shall go down into the depths of the earth;
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