Psalm 40:14
Modern Translations
New International Version
May all who want to take my life be put to shame and confusion; may all who desire my ruin be turned back in disgrace.

New Living Translation
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.

English Standard Version
Let those be put to shame and disappointed altogether who seek to snatch away my life; let those be turned back and brought to dishonor who delight in my hurt!

Berean Study Bible
May those who seek my life be ashamed and confounded; may those who wish me harm be repelled and humiliated.

New American Standard Bible
May those be ashamed and humiliated together Who seek my life to destroy it; May those be turned back and dishonored Who delight in my hurt.

NASB 1995
Let those be ashamed and humiliated together Who seek my life to destroy it; Let those be turned back and dishonored Who delight in my hurt.

NASB 1977
Let those be ashamed and humiliated together Who seek my life to destroy it; Let those be turned back and dishonored Who delight in my hurt.

Amplified Bible
Let those be ashamed and humiliated together Who seek my life to destroy it; Let those be turned back [in defeat] and dishonored Who delight in my hurt.

Christian Standard Bible
Let those who intend to take my life be disgraced and confounded. Let those who wish me harm be turned back and humiliated.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Let those who seek to take my life be disgraced and confounded. Let those who wish me harm be driven back and humiliated.

Contemporary English Version
Disgrace and confuse all who want me dead; turn away and disgrace all who want to hurt me.

Good News Translation
May those who try to kill me be completely defeated and confused. May those who are happy because of my troubles be turned back and disgraced.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Let all those who seek to end my life be confused and put to shame. Let those who want my downfall be turned back and disgraced.

International Standard Version
May those who seek to destroy my life be ashamed and confounded; let them be driven backwards and humiliated, particularly those who wish me evil.

NET Bible
May those who are trying to snatch away my life be totally embarrassed and ashamed! May those who want to harm me be turned back and ashamed!
Classic Translations
King James Bible
Let them be ashamed and confounded together that seek after my soul to destroy it; let them be driven backward and put to shame that wish me evil.

New King James Version
Let them be ashamed and brought to mutual confusion Who seek to destroy my life; Let them be driven backward and brought to dishonor Who wish me evil.

King James 2000 Bible
Let them be ashamed and confounded together that seek after my soul to destroy it; let them be driven backward and put to shame that wish me evil.

New Heart English Bible
Let them be put to shame and confounded together who seek after my soul to destroy it. Let them be turned backward and brought to dishonor who delight in my hurt.

World English Bible
Let them be disappointed and confounded together who seek after my soul to destroy it. Let them be turned backward and brought to dishonor who delight in my hurt.

American King James Version
Let them be ashamed and confounded together that seek after my soul to destroy it; let them be driven backward and put to shame that wish me evil.

American Standard Version
Let them be put to shame and confounded together That seek after my soul to destroy it: Let them be turned backward and brought to dishonor That delight in my hurt.

A Faithful Version
Let them be ashamed and confounded together, those who seek after my soul to destroy it; let them be driven backward and put to shame, those who delight in my hurt.

Darby Bible Translation
Let them be ashamed and brought to confusion together that seek after my soul to destroy it; let them be turned backward and confounded that take pleasure in mine adversity;

English Revised Version
Let them be ashamed and confounded together that seek after my soul to destroy it: let them be turned backward and brought to dishonour that delight in my hurt.

Webster's Bible Translation
Let them be ashamed and confounded together that seek after my soul to destroy it; let them be driven backward and put to shame that wish me evil.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
Let them be confounded & put to shame together, that seeke my soule to destroye it: let them be driuen backward and put to rebuke, that desire mine hurt.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
(40:15) Let them be ashamed and confounded together that seke after my soule to destroy it: let them be dryuen backwarde & be put to rebuke that wyshe me euyll.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
Let the soone be brought to shame, that crie ouer me: there there.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
They are ashamed and confounded together, "" Who are seeking my soul to destroy it, "" They are turned backward, "" And are ashamed, who are desiring my evil.

Young's Literal Translation
They are ashamed and confounded together, Who are seeking my soul to destroy it, They are turned backward, And are ashamed, who are desiring my evil.

Smith's Literal Translation
They shall be ashamed and blush together seeking my soul to take it away; they shall be turned back, and they delighting in my evil shall be ashamed.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
Let them be confounded and ashamed together, that seek after my soul to take it away. Let them be turned backward and be ashamed that desire evils to me.

Catholic Public Domain Version
Let them together be confounded and awed, who seek after my soul to steal it away. Let them be turned back and be in awe, who wish evils upon me.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
They shall be ashamed and put to shame, those who seek to kill my soul; they shall turn their behind and they shall be put to shame, those who seek my affliction!

Lamsa Bible
Let them be ashamed and confounded who seek after my soul to destroy it; let them be driven backward and put to shame who wish me evil.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
Let them be ashamed and abashed together That seek after my soul to sweep it away; Let them be turned backward and brought to confusion That delight in my hurt.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Let those that seek my soul, to destroy it, be ashamed and confounded together; let those that wish me evil be turned backward and put to shame.








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