New International Version
The wicked lie in wait for the righteous, intent on putting them to death;
King James Bible
The wicked watcheth the righteous, and seeketh to slay him.
Darby Bible Translation
The wicked watcheth the righteous, and seeketh to slay him:
World English Bible
The wicked watches the righteous, and seeks to kill him.
Young's Literal Translation
The wicked is watching for the righteous, And is seeking to put him to death.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The wicked watcheth the righteous, and seeketh to slay him - Similar to what is said Psalm 37:8 : "The wicked plotteth against the righteous." But it is added, Psalm 37:33 : "The Lord will not leave him in his hands;" he will confound his devices, and save his own servants.
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But they saw him in the distance, and before he reached them, they plotted to kill him.
He lies in wait near the villages; from ambush he murders the innocent. His eyes watch in secret for his victims;
They have tracked me down, they now surround me, with eyes alert, to throw me to the ground.
The wicked draw the sword and bend the bow to bring down the poor and needy, to slay those whose ways are upright.
For he never thought of doing a kindness, but hounded to death the poor and the needy and the brokenhearted.
Then these men went as a group and found Daniel praying and asking God for help.
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