Psalm 35:15
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New International Version
But when I stumbled, they gathered in glee; assailants gathered against me without my knowledge. They slandered me without ceasing.

King James Bible
But in mine adversity they rejoiced, and gathered themselves together: yea, the abjects gathered themselves together against me, and I knew it not; they did tear me, and ceased not:

Darby Bible Translation
But at my halting they rejoiced, and gathered together: the slanderers gathered themselves together against me, and I knew [it] not; they did tear [me], and ceased not:

World English Bible
But in my adversity, they rejoiced, and gathered themselves together. The attackers gathered themselves together against me, and I didn't know it. They tore at me, and didn't cease.

Young's Literal Translation
And -- in my halting they have rejoiced, And have been gathered together, Gathered against me were the smiters, And I have not known, They have rent, and they have not ceased;

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

But in mine adversity they reioiced - How David was mocked and insulted in the case of Absalom's rebellion by Shimei and others, is well known.

The abjects - נכים nechim, the smiters, probably hired assassins. They were everywhere lying in wait, to take away my life.

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in mine

Psalm 35:25,26 Let them not say in their hearts, Ah, so would we have it: let them not say, We have swallowed him up...

Psalm 41:8 An evil disease, say they, sticks fast to him: and now that he lies he shall rise up no more.

Psalm 71:10,11 For my enemies speak against me; and they that lay wait for my soul take counsel together...

Job 31:29 If I rejoice at the destruction of him that hated me, or lifted up myself when evil found him:

Proverbs 17:5 Whoever mocks the poor reproaches his Maker: and he that is glad at calamities shall not be unpunished.

Proverbs 24:17,18 Rejoice not when your enemy falls, and let not your heart be glad when he stumbles...

adversity [heb.] halting

Psalm 38:17 For I am ready to halt, and my sorrow is continually before me.

Jeremiah 20:10 For I heard the defaming of many, fear on every side. Report, say they, and we will report it. All my familiars watched for my halting...

1 Corinthians 13:6 Rejoices not in iniquity, but rejoices in the truth;

the objects

Psalm 22:16 For dogs have compassed me: the assembly of the wicked have enclosed me: they pierced my hands and my feet.

Psalm 69:12 They that sit in the gate speak against me; and I was the song of the drunkards.

Job 30:1-12 But now they that are younger than I have me in derision, whose fathers I would have disdained to have set with the dogs of my flock...

Matthew 27:27-30,39-44 Then the soldiers of the governor took Jesus into the common hall, and gathered to him the whole band of soldiers...

Acts 17:5 But the Jews which believed not, moved with envy, took to them certain lewd fellows of the baser sort, and gathered a company...

I knew

Psalm 35:8 Let destruction come on him at unawares; and let his net that he has hid catch himself: into that very destruction let him fall.

they

Psalm 7:2 Lest he tear my soul like a lion, rending it in pieces, while there is none to deliver.

Psalm 57:4 My soul is among lions: and I lie even among them that are set on fire, even the sons of men, whose teeth are spears and arrows...

Job 16:9 He tears me in his wrath, who hates me: he gnashes on me with his teeth; my enemy sharpens his eyes on me.

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Specific References to Prophecy in the Gospels
20. But, if it does not weary you, let the point out as briefly as possible, specific references to prophecy in the Gospels, that those who are being instructed in the first elements of the faith may have these testimonies written on their hearts, lest any doubt concerning the things which they believe should at any time take them by surprise. We are told in the Gospel that Judas, one of Christ's friends and associates at table, betrayed Him. Let the show you how this is foretold in the Psalms: "He
Various—Life and Works of Rufinus with Jerome's Apology Against Rufinus.

The Ninth Commandment
Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour.' Exod 20: 16. THE tongue which at first was made to be an organ of God's praise, is now become an instrument of unrighteousness. This commandment binds the tongue to its good behaviour. God has set two natural fences to keep in the tongue, the teeth and lips; and this commandment is a third fence set about it, that it should not break forth into evil. It has a prohibitory and a mandatory part: the first is set down in plain words, the other
Thomas Watson—The Ten Commandments

Cross References
Job 16:10
People open their mouths to jeer at me; they strike my cheek in scorn and unite together against me.

Job 30:1
"But now they mock me, men younger than I, whose fathers I would have disdained to put with my sheep dogs.

Job 30:8
A base and nameless brood, they were driven out of the land.

Psalm 7:2
or they will tear me apart like a lion and rip me to pieces with no one to rescue me.

Psalm 38:17
For I am about to fall, and my pain is ever with me.

Proverbs 24:17
Do not gloat when your enemy falls; when they stumble, do not let your heart rejoice,

Lamentations 1:21
"People have heard my groaning, but there is no one to comfort me. All my enemies have heard of my distress; they rejoice at what you have done. May you bring the day you have announced so they may become like me.

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