Psalm 35:6
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New International Version
may their path be dark and slippery, with the angel of the LORD pursuing them.

King James Bible
Let their way be dark and slippery: and let the angel of the LORD persecute them.

Darby Bible Translation
Let their way be dark and slippery, and let the angel of Jehovah pursue them.

World English Bible
Let their way be dark and slippery, Yahweh's angel pursuing them.

Young's Literal Translation
Their way is darkness and slipperiness, And a messenger of Jehovah their pursuer.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Let their way be dark - Let them lose their way, be entangled in morasses and thickets, and be confounded in all their attempts to injure me. All these phrases are military; and relate to ambushes, hidden snares, forced marches in order to surprise, and stratagems of different kinds.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Psalm 73:18 Surely you did set them in slippery places: you cast them down into destruction.

Proverbs 4:19 The way of the wicked is as darkness: they know not at what they stumble.

Jeremiah 13:16 Give glory to the LORD your God, before he cause darkness, and before your feet stumble on the dark mountains, and...

Jeremiah 23:12 Why their way shall be to them as slippery ways in the darkness: they shall be driven on, and fall therein...

dark and slippery [heb.] darkness and slipperiness

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
Psalm 73:18
Surely you place them on slippery ground; you cast them down to ruin.

Jeremiah 23:12
"Therefore their path will become slippery; they will be banished to darkness and there they will fall. I will bring disaster on them in the year they are punished," declares the LORD.

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