New International Version
Do not turn me over to the desire of my foes, for false witnesses rise up against me, spouting malicious accusations.
King James Bible
Deliver me not over unto the will of mine enemies: for false witnesses are risen up against me, and such as breathe out cruelty.
Darby Bible Translation
Deliver me not over to the will of mine adversaries; for false witnesses are risen up against me, and such as breathe out violence.
World English Bible
Don't deliver me over to the desire of my adversaries, for false witnesses have risen up against me, such as breathe out cruelty.
Young's Literal Translation
Give me not to the will of my adversaries, For risen against me have false witnesses, And they breathe out violence to me.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Deliver me not over unto the will of mine enemies - To their soul בנפש benephesh; their whole soul thirsts for my destruction. Let them not be gratified. They have suborned witnesses against me, but they are false witnesses: unmask their wickedness, and confound their counsels.
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But they did not find any, though many false witnesses came forward. Finally two came forward
Meanwhile, Saul was still breathing out murderous threats against the Lord's disciples. He went to the high priest
If a malicious witness takes the stand to accuse someone of a crime,
The judges must make a thorough investigation, and if the witness proves to be a liar, giving false testimony against a fellow Israelite,
from the wicked who are out to destroy me, from my mortal enemies who surround me.
Ruthless witnesses come forward; they question me on things I know nothing about.
The LORD protects and preserves them-- they are counted among the blessed in the land-- he does not give them over to the desire of their foes.
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