New Living Translation
Meanwhile, my enemies lay traps to kill me. Those who wish me harm make plans to ruin me. All day long they plan their treachery.
King James Bible
They also that seek after my life lay snares for me: and they that seek my hurt speak mischievous things, and imagine deceits all the day long.
Darby Bible Translation
And they that seek after my life lay snares for me; and they that seek my hurt speak mischievous things, and meditate deceits all the day long.
World English Bible
They also who seek after my life lay snares. Those who seek my hurt speak mischievous things, and meditate deceits all day long.
Young's Literal Translation
And those seeking my soul lay a snare, And those seeking my evil Have spoken mischievous things, And they do deceits meditate all the day.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
38:12 Deceit - They design mischief, but cover it with fair pretences.
LibraryHis Past Work.
His past work was accomplished by Him when he became incarnate. It was finished when He died on Calvary's cross. We have therefore to consider first of all these fundamentals of our faith. I. The Work of the Son of God is foreshadowed and predicted in the Old Testament Scriptures. II. The incarnation of the Son of God. III. His Work on the cross and what has been accomplished by it. I. Through the Old Testament Scriptures, God announced beforehand the work of His Son. This is a great theme and one …
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Cæsarius of Arles.
Bring shame and disgrace on those trying to kill me; turn them back and humiliate those who want to harm me.
They don't talk of peace; they plot against innocent people who mind their own business.
But my enemies say nothing but evil about me. "How soon will he die and be forgotten?" they ask.
Declare me innocent, O God! Defend me against these ungodly people. Rescue me from these unjust liars.
For strangers are attacking me; violent people are trying to kill me. They care nothing for God. Interlude
The proud have set a trap to catch me; they have stretched out a net; they have placed traps all along the way. Interlude
Keep me from the traps they have set for me, from the snares of those who do wrong.
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