Psalm 109:5
New International Version
They repay me evil for good, and hatred for my friendship.

New Living Translation
They repay evil for good, and hatred for my love.

English Standard Version
So they reward me evil for good, and hatred for my love.

Berean Study Bible
They repay me evil for good, and hatred for my love.

New American Standard Bible
Thus they have repaid me evil for good And hatred for my love.

King James Bible
And they have rewarded me evil for good, and hatred for my love.

Christian Standard Bible
They repay me evil for good, and hatred for my love.

Contemporary English Version
For being friendly and kind, they paid me back with meanness and hatred.

Good News Translation
They pay me back evil for good and hatred for love.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
They repay me evil for good, and hatred for my love.

International Standard Version
They devise evil against me instead of good, and hatred in place of my love.

NET Bible
They repay me evil for good, and hate for love.

New Heart English Bible
They have rewarded me evil for good, and hatred for my love.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
They paid me evil for good and hatred for love.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
They reward me with evil instead of good and with hatred instead of love.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And they have laid upon me evil for good, And hatred for my love:

New American Standard 1977
Thus they have repaid me evil for good, And hatred for my love.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And they have rewarded me evil for good, and hatred for my love.

King James 2000 Bible
And they have rewarded me evil for good, and hatred for my love.

American King James Version
And they have rewarded me evil for good, and hatred for my love.

American Standard Version
And they have rewarded me evil for good, And hatred for my love.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And they rewarded me evil for good, and hatred for my love.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And they repaid me evil for good: and hatred for my love.

Darby Bible Translation
And they have rewarded me evil for good, and hatred for my love.

English Revised Version
And they have rewarded me evil for good, and hatred for my love.

Webster's Bible Translation
And they have rewarded me evil for good, and hatred for my love.

World English Bible
They have rewarded me evil for good, and hatred for my love.

Young's Literal Translation
And they set against me evil for good, And hatred for my love.
Study Bible
The Song of the Slandered
4In return for my love they accuse me, but I am a man of prayer. 5They repay me evil for good, and hatred for my love. 6Set over him a wicked man; let an accuser stand at his right hand.…
Cross References
John 7:7
The world cannot hate you, but it hates Me, because I testify that its works are evil.

John 10:32
But Jesus responded, "I have shown you many good works from the Father. For which of these do you stone Me?"

1 Samuel 25:21
Now David had just finished saying, "In vain I have protected all that belonged to this man in the wilderness so that nothing was missed of all that belongs to him, yet he has paid me back evil for good.

Psalm 7:4
if I have rewarded my ally with evil, if I have plundered my foe without cause,

Psalm 35:12
They repay me evil for good, to the bereavement of my soul.

Psalm 38:20
Those who repay my good with evil attack me for pursuing the good.

Proverbs 17:13
If anyone returns evil for good, evil will never leave his house.

Jeremiah 41:2
Ishmael son of Nethaniah and the ten men who were with him got up and struck down Gedaliah son of Ahikam, the son of Shaphan, with the sword, killing the one whom the king of Babylon had appointed to govern the land.

Treasury of Scripture

And they have rewarded me evil for good, and hatred for my love.

they

Psalm 35:7-12
For without cause have they hid for me their net in a pit, which without cause they have digged for my soul…

Genesis 44:4
And when they were gone out of the city, and not yet far off, Joseph said unto his steward, Up, follow after the men; and when thou dost overtake them, say unto them, Wherefore have ye rewarded evil for good?

Proverbs 17:13
Whoso rewardeth evil for good, evil shall not depart from his house.

hatred

Psalm 55:12-15
For it was not an enemy that reproached me; then I could have borne it: neither was it he that hated me that did magnify himself against me; then I would have hid myself from him: …

2 Samuel 15:12,31
And Absalom sent for Ahithophel the Gilonite, David's counseller, from his city, even from Giloh, while he offered sacrifices. And the conspiracy was strong; for the people increased continually with Absalom…

Mark 14:44,45
And he that betrayed him had given them a token, saying, Whomsoever I shall kiss, that same is he; take him, and lead him away safely…







Lexicon
They repay
וַיָּ֘שִׂ֤ימוּ (way·yā·śî·mū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 7760: Put -- to put, place, set

me evil
רָ֭עָה (rā·‘āh)
Adjective - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7451: Bad, evil

for
תַּ֣חַת (ta·ḥaṯ)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 8478: The bottom, below, in lieu of

good,
טוֹבָ֑ה (ṭō·w·ḇāh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2896: Pleasant, agreeable, good

and hatred
וְ֝שִׂנְאָ֗ה (wə·śin·’āh)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 8135: Hating, hatred

for
תַּ֣חַת (ta·ḥaṯ)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 8478: The bottom, below, in lieu of

my love.
אַהֲבָתִֽי׃ (’a·hă·ḇā·ṯî)
Noun - feminine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 160: Love (noun)
Verse 5. - And they have rewarded ms evil for good, and hatred for my love; or, "thus they rewarded me." The verse is a corollary from what has gone before, not anything additional. 109:1-5. It is the unspeakable comfort of all believers, that whoever is against them, God is for them; and to him they may apply as to one pleased to concern himself for them. David's enemies laughed at him for his devotion, but they could not laugh him out of it.
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