Psalm 35:6
New International Version
may their path be dark and slippery, with the angel of the LORD pursuing them.

New Living Translation
Make their path dark and slippery, with the angel of the LORD pursuing them.

English Standard Version
Let their way be dark and slippery, with the angel of the LORD pursuing them!

Berean Study Bible
May their path be dark and slick, as the angel of the LORD pursues.

New American Standard Bible
Let their way be dark and slippery, With the angel of the LORD pursuing them.

New King James Version
Let their way be dark and slippery, And let the angel of the LORD pursue them.

King James Bible
Let their way be dark and slippery: and let the angel of the LORD persecute them.

Christian Standard Bible
Let their way be dark and slippery, with the angel of the LORD pursuing them.

Contemporary English Version
Make them run in the dark on a slippery road, as your angel chases them.

Good News Translation
May their path be dark and slippery while the angel of the LORD strikes them down!

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Let their way be dark and slippery, with the angel of the LORD pursuing them.

International Standard Version
May their path be dark and slippery, as the messenger of the LORD tracks them down.

NET Bible
May their path be dark and slippery, as the LORD's angel chases them!

New Heart English Bible
Let their way be dark and slippery, The LORD's angel pursuing them.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Their way will be dark and it will be in a slippery place and The Angel of God will persecute them.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Let their path be dark and slippery as the Messenger of the LORD pursues them.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Let their way be dark and slippery, The angel of the LORD pursuing them.

New American Standard 1977
Let their way be dark and slippery, With the angel of the LORD pursuing them.

King James 2000 Bible
Let their way be dark and slippery: and let the angel of the LORD persecute them.

American King James Version
Let their way be dark and slippery: and let the angel of the LORD persecute them.

American Standard Version
Let their way be dark and slippery, And the angel of Jehovah pursuing them.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Let their way be dark and slippery, and an angel of the Lord persecuting them.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Let their way become dark and slippery; and let the angel of the Lord pursue them.

Darby Bible Translation
Let their way be dark and slippery, and let the angel of Jehovah pursue them.

English Revised Version
Let their way be dark and slippery, and the angel of the LORD pursuing them.

Webster's Bible Translation
Let their way be dark and slippery: and let the angel of the LORD persecute them.

World English Bible
Let their way be dark and slippery, Yahweh's angel pursuing them.

Young's Literal Translation
Their way is darkness and slipperiness, And a messenger of Jehovah their pursuer.
Study Bible
Contend with My Opponents
5May they be like chaff in the wind, as the angel of the LORD drives them away. 6May their path be dark and slick, as the angel of the LORD pursues. 7For without cause they laid their net for me; without reason they dug a pit for my soul.…
Cross References
Psalm 73:18
Surely You set them on slick ground; You cast them down into ruin.

Jeremiah 23:12
"Therefore their path will become slick; they will be driven away into the gloom and fall into it. For I will bring disaster upon them in the year of their punishment," declares the LORD.

Treasury of Scripture

Let their way be dark and slippery: and let the angel of the LORD persecute them.

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Psalm 73:18
Surely thou didst set them in slippery places: thou castedst them down into destruction.

Proverbs 4:19
The way of the wicked is as darkness: they know not at what they stumble.

Jeremiah 13:16
Give glory to the LORD your God, before he cause darkness, and before your feet stumble upon the dark mountains, and, while ye look for light, he turn it into the shadow of death, and make it gross darkness.

dark and slippery [heb.









Lexicon
May their path
דַרְכָּ֗ם (ḏar·kām)
Noun - common singular construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 1870: A road, a course of life, mode of action

be
יְֽהִי־ (yə·hî-)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect Jussive - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

dark
חֹ֥שֶׁךְ (ḥō·šeḵ)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2822: The dark, darkness, misery, destruction, death, ignorance, sorrow, wickedness

and slick,
וַחֲלַקְלַקּ֑וֹת (wa·ḥă·laq·laq·qō·wṯ)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine plural
Strong's Hebrew 2519: Something very smooth, a treacherous spot, blandishment

as the angel
וּמַלְאַ֥ךְ (ū·mal·’aḵ)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 4397: A messenger, of God, an angel

of the LORD
יְ֝הוָ֗ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

pursues.
רֹדְפָֽם׃ (rō·ḏə·p̄ām)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 7291: To pursue, chase, persecute
(6) Dark and slippery.--See margin. Delitzsch supposes an allusion to the passage of the Red Sea, but the picture suggests rather the passage of some dangerous mountain pass in a raging storm. "The tracks in the limestone hills of Palestine are often worn as smooth as marble; comp. Psalm 73:18" (quoted from Kay, in the Speaker's Commentary).

Verse 6. - Let their way be dark and slippery; literally, darkness and slipperiness; i.e. let them fly along dark and slippery paths, where they cannot see their way, and will be sure to stumble and fall. And let the angel of the Lord persecute them; rather, pursue after them.
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