New Living Translation
those who plot evil in their hearts and stir up trouble all day long.
King James Bible
Which imagine mischiefs in their heart; continually are they gathered together for war.
Darby Bible Translation
Who devise mischiefs in their heart; every day are they banded together for war.
World English Bible
those who devise mischief in their hearts. They continually gather themselves together for war.
Young's Literal Translation
Who have devised evils in the heart, All the day they assemble for wars.
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CommentaryPsalm 140:2 Parallel Commentaries
The piety of the Old Testament Church is reflected with more clearness and variety in the Psalter than in any other book of the Old Testament. It constitutes the response of the Church to the divine demands of prophecy, and, in a less degree, of law; or, rather, it expresses those emotions and aspirations of the universal heart which lie deeper than any formal demand. It is the speech of the soul face to face with God. Its words are as simple and unaffected as human words can be, for it is the genius …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
The wicked conceive evil; they are pregnant with trouble and give birth to lies.
They lie awake at night, hatching sinful plots. Their actions are never good. They make no attempt to turn from evil.
All day long you plot destruction. Your tongue cuts like a sharp razor; you're an expert at telling lies.
They come together to spy on me--watching my every step, eager to kill me.
Their perverted hearts plot evil, and they constantly stir up trouble.
No one cares about being fair and honest. The people's lawsuits are based on lies. They conceive evil deeds and then give birth to sin.
I trained them and made them strong, yet now they plot evil against me.
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