New Living Translation
The proud hold me in utter contempt, but I do not turn away from your instructions.
King James Bible
The proud have had me greatly in derision: yet have I not declined from thy law.
Darby Bible Translation
The proud have derided me beyond measure: I have not declined from thy law.
World English Bible
The arrogant mock me excessively, but I don't swerve from your law.
Young's Literal Translation
The proud have utterly scorned me, From Thy law I have not turned aside.
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For I have stayed on God's paths; I have followed his ways and not turned aside.
"But now I am mocked by people younger than I, by young men whose fathers are not worthy to run with my sheepdogs.
Our hearts have not deserted you. We have not strayed from your path.
Many persecute and trouble me, yet I have not swerved from your laws.
O LORD, you misled me, and I allowed myself to be misled. You are stronger than I am, and you overpowered me. Now I am mocked every day; everyone laughs at me.
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