New International Version
With words of hatred they surround me; they attack me without cause.
King James Bible
They compassed me about also with words of hatred; and fought against me without a cause.
Darby Bible Translation
And with words of hatred have they encompassed me; and they fight against me without a cause.
World English Bible
They have also surrounded me with words of hatred, and fought against me without a cause.
Young's Literal Translation
They have compassed me about, And they fight me without cause.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The mouth of the wicked and - the deceitful are opened against me - Many persons are continually uttering calumnies against me. Thou knowest my heart and its innocence; vindicate my uprightness against these calumniators.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryPsalm. Cix. 21. ; Micah, vi. 9
Psalm. cix. 21.; Micah, vi. 9. Sweet is Thy mercy, O my God! When humbled at Thy feet, I learn the lessons of Thy rod, Thy mercy, Lord, is sweet. For Thou dost not in wrath chastise, But when I go astray, "Return," a voice behind me cries, "Walk here;--this is the way." Impatient of Thine easy yoke, If heedless yet I roam, Some sharp affliction, with a stroke Of kindness, warns me home. That godly sorrow then I feel, Which nothing can control, Until the hand that wounded, heal, That bruised me, …
James Montgomery—Sacred Poems and Hymns
The Destruction of Jerusalem
But this is to fulfill what is written in their Law: 'They hated me without reason.'
Since they hid their net for me without cause and without cause dug a pit for me,
Those who hate me without reason outnumber the hairs of my head; many are my enemies without cause, those who seek to destroy me. I am forced to restore what I did not steal.
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