New Living Translation
May those who try to kill me be humiliated and put to shame. May those who take delight in my trouble be turned back in disgrace.
King James Bible
Let them be ashamed and confounded that seek after my soul: let them be turned backward, and put to confusion, that desire my hurt.
Darby Bible Translation
Let them be ashamed and brought to confusion that seek after my soul; let them be turned backward and confounded that take pleasure in mine adversity;
World English Bible
Let them be disappointed and confounded who seek my soul. Let those who desire my ruin be turned back in disgrace.
Young's Literal Translation
Let them be ashamed and confounded Who are seeking my soul, Let them be turned backward and blush Who are desiring my evil.
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CommentaryPsalm 70:2 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
Bring shame and disgrace on those trying to kill me; turn them back and humiliate those who want to harm me.
May those who rejoice at my troubles be humiliated and disgraced. May those who triumph over me be covered with shame and dishonor.
May those who try to destroy me be humiliated and put to shame. May those who take delight in my trouble be turned back in disgrace.
For strangers are attacking me; violent people are trying to kill me. They care nothing for God. Interlude
Let them be ashamed and terrified forever. Let them die in disgrace.
Give the Ammonites this message from the Sovereign LORD: Hear the word of the Sovereign LORD! Because you cheered when my Temple was defiled, mocked Israel in her desolation, and laughed at Judah as she went away into exile,
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