Psalm 109:4
Modern Translations
New International Version
In return for my friendship they accuse me, but I am a man of prayer.

New Living Translation
I love them, but they try to destroy me with accusations even as I am praying for them!

English Standard Version
In return for my love they accuse me, but I give myself to prayer.

Berean Study Bible
In return for my love they accuse me, but I am a man of prayer.

New American Standard Bible
In return for my love they act as my accusers; But I am in prayer.

NASB 1995
In return for my love they act as my accusers; But I am in prayer.

NASB 1977
In return for my love they act as my accusers; But I am in prayer.

Amplified Bible
In return for my love, they attack me, But I am in prayer.

Christian Standard Bible
In return for my love they accuse me, but I continue to pray.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
In return for my love they accuse me, but I continue to pray.

Contemporary English Version
I had pity and prayed for my enemies, but their words to me were harsh and cruel.

Good News Translation
They oppose me, even though I love them and have prayed for them.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
In return for my love, they accuse me, but I pray for them.

International Standard Version
Instead of receiving my love, they accuse me, though I continue in prayer.

NET Bible
They repay my love with accusations, but I continue to pray.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
For my love they are my adversaries: but I give myself unto prayer.

New King James Version
In return for my love they are my accusers, But I give myself to prayer.

King James 2000 Bible
For my love they are my adversaries: but I give myself unto prayer.

New Heart English Bible
In return for my love, they are my adversaries; but I am in prayer.

World English Bible
In return for my love, they are my adversaries; but I am in prayer.

American King James Version
For my love they are my adversaries: but I give myself to prayer.

American Standard Version
For my love they are my adversaries: But I give myself unto prayer.

A Faithful Version
In return for my love they are my adversaries, but I give myself unto prayer.

Darby Bible Translation
For my love they are mine adversaries; but I [give myself unto] prayer.

English Revised Version
For my love they are my adversaries: but I give myself unto prayer.

Webster's Bible Translation
For my love they are my adversaries: but I give myself to prayer.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
For my friendship they were mine aduersaries, but I gaue my selfe to praier.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
For the loue that I bare vnto them, they are become mine aduersaries: but I geue my selfe vnto prayer.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
For the loue that I had vnto them, they take now my contrary parte, but I geue my self vnto prayer.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
For my love they oppose me, and I—prayer!

Young's Literal Translation
For my love they oppose me, and I -- prayer!

Smith's Literal Translation
For my love they will oppose me: and I for prayer.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
Instead of making me a return of love, they detracted me: but I gave myself to prayer.

Catholic Public Domain Version
Instead of choosing to act on my behalf, they detracted me. But I gave myself to prayer.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
In exchange for my love they regarded me with malice, and I have been praying for them.

Lamsa Bible
For my love they reproach me; but I have prayed for them.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
In return for my love they are my adversaries; But I am all prayer.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Instead of loving me, they falsely accused me: but I continued to pray.








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