New Living Translation
They plan to topple me from my high position. They delight in telling lies about me. They praise me to my face but curse me in their hearts. Interlude
King James Bible
They only consult to cast him down from his excellency: they delight in lies: they bless with their mouth, but they curse inwardly. Selah.
Darby Bible Translation
They only consult to thrust him down from his excellency; they delight in lies; they bless with their mouth, but in their inward part they curse. Selah.
World English Bible
They fully intend to throw him down from his lofty place. They delight in lies. They bless with their mouth, but they curse inwardly. Selah.
Young's Literal Translation
Only -- from his excellency They have consulted to drive away, They enjoy a lie, with their mouth they bless, And with their heart revile. Selah.
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LibraryRemembrance and Resolution. --Ps. Lxii.
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How long will you people ruin my reputation? How long will you make groundless accusations? How long will you continue your lies? Interlude
Do not drag me away with the wicked--with those who do evil--those who speak friendly words to their neighbors while planning evil in their hearts.
I have heard the many rumors about me, and I am surrounded by terror. My enemies conspire against me, plotting to take my life.
They visit me as if they were my friends, but all the while they gather gossip, and when they leave, they spread it everywhere.
His words are as smooth as butter, but in his heart is war. His words are as soothing as lotion, but underneath are daggers!
calamity will come upon you suddenly--like a bulging wall that bursts and falls. In an instant it will collapse and come crashing down.
We are all in agreement--we administrators, officials, high officers, advisers, and governors--that the king should make a law that will be strictly enforced. Give orders that for the next thirty days any person who prays to anyone, divine or human--except to you, Your Majesty--will be thrown into the den of lions.
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