Psalm 35:11
New International Version
Ruthless witnesses come forward; they question me on things I know nothing about.

New Living Translation
Malicious witnesses testify against me. They accuse me of crimes I know nothing about.

English Standard Version
Malicious witnesses rise up; they ask me of things that I do not know.

Berean Study Bible
Hostile witnesses come forward; they make charges I know nothing about.

King James Bible
False witnesses did rise up; they laid to my charge things that I knew not.

New King James Version
Fierce witnesses rise up; They ask me things that I do not know.

New American Standard Bible
Malicious witnesses rise up; They ask me things that I do not know.

NASB 1995
Malicious witnesses rise up; They ask me of things that I do not know.

NASB 1977
Malicious witnesses rise up; They ask me of things that I do not know.

Amplified Bible
Malicious witnesses rise up; They ask me of things that I do not know.

Christian Standard Bible
Malicious witnesses come forward; they question me about things I do not know.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Malicious witnesses come forward; they question me about things I do not know.

American Standard Version
Unrighteous witnesses rise up; They ask me of things that I know not.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Evil witnesses stood up and they questioned me about something that I did not know.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Unjust witnesses arose, and asked me of things I new not.

Contemporary English Version
Liars accuse me of crimes I know nothing about.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Unjust witnesses rising up have asked me things I knew not.

English Revised Version
Unrighteous witnesses rise up; they ask me of things that I know not.

Good News Translation
Evil people testify against me and accuse me of crimes I know nothing about.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Malicious people bring charges against me. They ask me things I know nothing about.

International Standard Version
False witnesses stepped forward and questioned me concerning things about which I knew nothing.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Unrighteous witnesses rise up; They ask me of things that I know not.

Literal Standard Version
Violent witnesses rise up, That which I have not known they ask me.

NET Bible
Violent men perjure themselves, and falsely accuse me.

New Heart English Bible
Unrighteous witnesses rise up. They ask me about things that I do not know about.

World English Bible
Unrighteous witnesses rise up. They ask me about things that I don't know about.

Young's Literal Translation
Violent witnesses rise up, That which I have not known they ask me.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Contend with My Opponents
10All my bones will exclaim, “Who is like You, O LORD, who delivers the afflicted from the aggressor, the poor and needy from the robber?” 11Hostile witnesses come forward; they make charges I know nothing about. 12They repay me evil for good, to the bereavement of my soul.…

Cross References
Exodus 23:1
"You shall not spread a false report. Do not join the wicked by being a malicious witness.

Psalm 27:12
Do not hand me over to the will of my foes, for false witnesses rise up against me, breathing out violence.

Psalm 69:4
Those who hate me without cause outnumber the hairs of my head; many are those who would destroy me--my enemies for no reason. Though I did not steal, I must repay.


Treasury of Scripture

False witnesses did rise up; they laid to my charge things that I knew not.

False witnesses [heb.

Psalm 27:12
Deliver me not over unto the will of mine enemies: for false witnesses are risen up against me, and such as breathe out cruelty.

1 Samuel 24:9
And David said to Saul, Wherefore hearest thou men's words, saying, Behold, David seeketh thy hurt?

1 Samuel 25:10
And Nabal answered David's servants, and said, Who is David? and who is the son of Jesse? there be many servants now a days that break away every man from his master.

laid [heb.









Verses 11-18. - The second part of the psalm begins with a long complaint, David sets forth the woes under which he is suffering. There are:

1. Calumny (ver. 11).

2. Ingratitude (vers. 12-14).

3. Malevolence (ver. 15). . . .

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Hostile
חָמָ֑ס (ḥā·mās)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 2555: Violence, wrong, by meton, unjust gain

witnesses
עֵדֵ֣י (‘ê·ḏê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 5707: A witness, testimony, a recorder, prince

come forward;
יְ֭קוּמוּן (yə·qū·mūn)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine plural | Paragogic nun
Strong's 6965: To arise, stand up, stand

they make charges
יִשְׁאָלֽוּנִי׃ (yiš·’ā·lū·nî)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine plural | first person common singular
Strong's 7592: To inquire, to request, to demand

I know
יָ֝דַ֗עְתִּי (yā·ḏa‘·tî)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's 3045: To know

nothing {about}.
לֹא־ (lō-)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no


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