Parallel Strong'sHolman Christian Standard BibleHe was hired, so that I would be intimidated, do as he suggested, sin, and get a bad reputation, in order that they could discredit me.
New American Standard BibleHe was hired for this reason, that I might become frightened and act accordingly and sin, so that they might have an evil report in order that they could reproach me.
King James BibleTherefore [was] he hired, that I should be afraid, and do so, and sin, and [that] they might have [matter] for an evil report, that they might reproach me.
Parallel VersesInternational Standard Version
He had been hired to make me afraid so I would sin by doing what he suggested. Then they could create a slanderous report to use against me.
American Standard Version
For this cause was he hired, that I should be afraid, and do so, and sin, and that they might have matter for an evil report, that they might reproach me.
Young's Literal Translation
so that he is an hireling, that I may fear and do so, and I had sinned, and it had been to them for an evil name that they may reproach me.
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