New International Version
When the wicked advance against me to devour me, it is my enemies and my foes who will stumble and fall.
King James Bible
When the wicked, even mine enemies and my foes, came upon me to eat up my flesh, they stumbled and fell.
Darby Bible Translation
When evil-doers, mine adversaries and mine enemies, came upon me to eat up my flesh, they stumbled and fell.
World English Bible
When evildoers came at me to eat up my flesh, even my adversaries and my foes, they stumbled and fell.
Young's Literal Translation
When evil doers come near to me to eat my flesh, My adversaries and mine enemies to me, They have stumbled and fallen.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
When the wicked - came upon me - Near as I appeared to you to be in danger of losing my life, I was safe enough in the hands of the Lord; and those who thought to have eaten me up, stumbled, failed of their purpose and fell; the Philistine lost his own life.
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came upon [heb.] approached against
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My enemies turn back; they stumble and perish before you.
Do all these evildoers know nothing? They devour my people as though eating bread; they never call on the LORD.
Praise be to the LORD, who has not let us be torn by their teeth.
If we are thrown into the blazing furnace, the God we serve is able to deliver us from it, and he will deliver us from Your Majesty's hand.
After this, he will turn back toward the fortresses of his own country but will stumble and fall, to be seen no more.
who eat my people's flesh, strip off their skin and break their bones in pieces; who chop them up like meat for the pan, like flesh for the pot?"
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