Psalm 119:85
New International Version
The arrogant dig pits to trap me, contrary to your law.

New Living Translation
These arrogant people who hate your instructions have dug deep pits to trap me.

English Standard Version
The insolent have dug pitfalls for me; they do not live according to your law.

Berean Study Bible
The arrogant have dug pits for me in violation of Your law.

New American Standard Bible
The arrogant have dug pits for me, Men who are not in accord with Your law.

King James Bible
The proud have digged pits for me, which are not after thy law.

Christian Standard Bible
The arrogant have dug pits for me; they violate your instruction.

Contemporary English Version
Those proud people reject your teachings, and they dig pits for me to fall in.

Good News Translation
The proud, who do not obey your law, have dug pits to trap me.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The arrogant have dug pits for me; they violate Your instruction.

International Standard Version
The arrogant have dug pitfalls for me disobeying your instruction.

NET Bible
The arrogant dig pits to trap me, which violates your law.

New Heart English Bible
The proud have dug pits for me, contrary to your Law.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
The evil, who are not of your Law, have dug a ditch for me.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Arrogant people have dug pits to trap me in defiance of your teachings.

JPS Tanakh 1917
The proud have digged pits for me, Which is not according to Thy law.

New American Standard 1977
The arrogant have dug pits for me, Men who are not in accord with Thy law.

Jubilee Bible 2000
The proud have dug pits for me, but they do not proceed according to thy law.

King James 2000 Bible
The proud have dug pits for me, which is not after your law.

American King James Version
The proud have dig pits for me, which are not after your law.

American Standard Version
The proud have digged pits for me, Who are not according to thy law.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Transgressors told me idle tales; but not according to thy law, O Lord.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The wicked have told me fables: but not as thy law.

Darby Bible Translation
The proud have digged pits for me, which is not according to thy law.

English Revised Version
The proud have digged pits for me, who are not after thy law.

Webster's Bible Translation
The proud have digged pits for me, which are not according to thy law.

World English Bible
The proud have dug pits for me, contrary to your law.

Young's Literal Translation
The proud have digged for me pits, That are not according to Thy law.
Study Bible
Your Word is a Lamp to My Feet
84How many days must Your servant wait? When will You execute judgment on my persecutors? 85The arrogant have dug pits for me in violation of Your law. 86All Your commandments are faithful; I am persecuted without cause—help me!…
Cross References
Psalm 7:15
He has dug a hole and hollowed it out; he has fallen into the pit of his making.

Psalm 35:7
For without cause they laid their net for me; without reason they dug a pit for my soul.

Psalm 57:6
They spread a net for my feet; my soul was despondent. They dug a pit before me, but they themselves have fallen into it! Selah

Jeremiah 18:22
Let a cry be heard from their houses when You suddenly bring raiders against them, for they have dug a pit to capture me and have hidden snares for my feet.

Treasury of Scripture

The proud have dig pits for me, which are not after your law.

the proud.

Psalm 119:78
Let the proud be ashamed; for they dealt perversely with me without a cause: but I will meditate in thy precepts.

Psalm 7:15
He made a pit, and digged it, and is fallen into the ditch which he made.

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

which

Psalm 58:1,2
To the chief Musician, Altaschith, Michtam of David. Do ye indeed speak righteousness, O congregation? do ye judge uprightly, O ye sons of men? …







Lexicon
The arrogant
זֵדִ֣ים (zê·ḏîm)
Adjective - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 2086: Insolent, presumptuous

have dug
כָּֽרוּ־ (kā·rū-)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 3738: To dig, to plot, to bore, open

pits
שִׁיח֑וֹת (šî·ḥō·wṯ)
Noun - feminine plural
Strong's Hebrew 7882: A pit-fall

for me
לִ֣י (lî)
Preposition | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew

in violation of
לֹ֣א (lō)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3808: Not, no

Your law.
כְתוֹרָתֶֽךָ׃ (ḵə·ṯō·w·rā·ṯe·ḵā)
Preposition-k | Noun - feminine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 8451: Direction, instruction, law
(85) Which.--Better, who. Its antecedent, of course, the proud, not the pits.

Verse 85. - The proud have digged pits for me; i.e. "have set traps to catch me" (comp. Psalm 7:15; Psalm 9:15). Which are not after thy Law. God's Law is opposed to all underhand and treacherous dealing - therefore to all traps and snares. 119:81-88 The psalmist sought deliverance from his sins, his foes, and his fears. Hope deferred made him faint; his eyes failed by looking out for this expected salvation. But when the eyes fail, yet faith must not. His affliction was great. He was become like a leathern bottle, which, if hung up in the smoke, is dried and shrivelled up. We must ever be mindful of God's statutes. The days of the believer's mourning shall be ended; they are but for a moment, compared with eternal happiness. His enemies used craft as well as power for his ruin, in contempt of the law of God. The commandments of God are true and faithful guides in the path of peace and safety. We may best expect help from God when, like our Master, we do well and suffer for it. Wicked men may almost consume the believer upon earth, but he would sooner forsake all than forsake the word of the Lord. We should depend upon the grace of God for strength to do every good work. The surest token of God's good-will toward us, is his good work in us.
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