New American Standard Bible
"God hands me over to ruffians And tosses me into the hands of the wicked.
King James Bible
God hath delivered me to the ungodly, and turned me over into the hands of the wicked.
Darby Bible Translation
�God hath delivered me over to the iniquitous man, and hurled me into the hands of the wicked.
World English Bible
God delivers me to the ungodly, and casts me into the hands of the wicked.
Young's Literal Translation
God shutteth me up unto the perverse, And to the hands of the wicked turneth me over.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
God hath delivered me - Margin "shut me up." The meaning is, that God had committed him to their hands as a prisoner or captive. They had power over him to do as they pleased.
To the ungodly - Into the hands of wicked people - meaning undoubtedly his professed friends.
And turned me over - The word used here (from ירט yârat) means to throw head long, to precipitate, to cast down. Here it means, "he has thrown me headlong into the hands of the wicked."
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CLEARLY EXPLAINED, AND LARGELY IMPROVED, FOR THE BENEFIT OF ALL BELIEVERS. 1 John 2:1--"And if any man sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous." By JOHN BUNYAN, Author of "The Pilgrim's Progress." London: Printed for Dorman Newman, at the King's Arms, in the Poultry, 1689. ADVERTISEMENT BY THE EDITOR. This is one of the most interesting of Bunyan's treatises, to edit which required the Bible at my right hand, and a law dictionary on my left. It was very frequently republished; …
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"The earth is given into the hand of the wicked; He covers the faces of its judges. If it is not He, then who is it?
'Is it right for You indeed to oppress, To reject the labor of Your hands, And to look favorably on the schemes of the wicked?
"They have gaped at me with their mouth, They have slapped me on the cheek with contempt; They have massed themselves against me.
"I was at ease, but He shattered me, And He has grasped me by the neck and shaken me to pieces; He has also set me up as His target.
Know then that God has wronged me And has closed His net around me.
"Why do you persecute me as God does, And are not satisfied with my flesh?
"As God lives, who has taken away my right, And the Almighty, who has embittered my soul,
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