New International Version
Let evil recoil on those who slander me; in your faithfulness destroy them.
King James Bible
He shall reward evil unto mine enemies: cut them off in thy truth.
Darby Bible Translation
He will requite evil to mine enemies: in thy truth cut them off.
World English Bible
He will repay the evil to my enemies. Destroy them in your truth.
Young's Literal Translation
Turn back doth the evil thing to mine enemies, In Thy truth cut them off.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He shall reward evil - Saul and his courtiers, instead of having God's approbation, shall have his curse.
Cut them off in thy truth - Thou hast promised to save me; these have purposed to destroy me. Thy truth is engaged in my defence; they will destroy me if permitted to live: to save thy truth, and to accomplish its promises, thou must cut them off.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
mine enemies [heb.] those that observe me
LibraryHow those are to be Admonished who Praise the Unlawful Things of which they are Conscious, and those who While Condemning Them, in no Wise Guard
(Admonition 32.) Differently to be admonished are they who even praise the unlawful things which they do, and those who censure what is wrong, and yet avoid it not. For they who even praise the unlawful things which they do are to be admonished to consider how for the most part they offend more by the mouth than by deeds. For by deeds they perpetrate wrong things in their own persons only; but with the mouth they bring out wickedness in the persons of as many as there are souls of hearers, to …
Leo the Great—Writings of Leo the Great
Epistle ii. To Anastasius, Bishop of Antioch.
Lord, where is your former great love, which in your faithfulness you swore to David?
He will repay them for their sins and destroy them for their wickedness; the LORD our God will destroy them.
Let all creation rejoice before the LORD, for he comes, he comes to judge the earth. He will judge the world in righteousness and the peoples in his faithfulness.
May this be the LORD's payment to my accusers, to those who speak evil of me.
In your unfailing love, silence my enemies; destroy all my foes, for I am your servant.
Trouble pursues the sinner, but the righteous are rewarded with good things.
A bruised reed he will not break, and a smoldering wick he will not snuff out. In faithfulness he will bring forth justice;
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