Psalm 71:13
New International Version
May my accusers perish in shame; may those who want to harm me be covered with scorn and disgrace.

New Living Translation
Bring disgrace and destruction on my accusers. Humiliate and shame those who want to harm me.

English Standard Version
May my accusers be put to shame and consumed; with scorn and disgrace may they be covered who seek my hurt.

Berean Study Bible
May the accusers of my soul be ashamed and consumed; may those who seek my harm be covered with scorn and disgrace.

King James Bible
Let them be confounded and consumed that are adversaries to my soul; let them be covered with reproach and dishonour that seek my hurt.

New King James Version
Let them be confounded and consumed Who are adversaries of my life; Let them be covered with reproach and dishonor Who seek my hurt.

New American Standard Bible
May those who are enemies of my soul be put to shame and consumed; May they be covered with disgrace and dishonor, who seek to injure me.

NASB 1995
Let those who are adversaries of my soul be ashamed and consumed; Let them be covered with reproach and dishonor, who seek to injure me.

NASB 1977
Let those who are adversaries of my soul be ashamed and consumed; Let them be covered with reproach and dishonor, who seek to injure me.

Amplified Bible
Let those who attack my life be ashamed and consumed; Let them be covered with reproach and dishonor, who seek to injure me.

Christian Standard Bible
May my adversaries be disgraced and destroyed; may those who intend to harm me be covered with disgrace and humiliation.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
May my adversaries be disgraced and destroyed; may those who seek my harm be covered with disgrace and humiliation.

American Standard Version
Let them be put to shame and consumed that are adversaries to my soul; Let them be covered with reproach and dishonor that seek my hurt.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Those who shut up my soul shall be ashamed and shall be put to shame. Let those who seek my affliction be clothed in shame.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Let those that plot against my soul be ashamed and utterly fail: let those that seek my hurt be clothed with shame and dishonour.

Contemporary English Version
Embarrass and destroy all who want me dead; disgrace and confuse all who want to hurt me.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Let them be confounded and come to nothing that detract my soul; let them be covered with confusion and shame that seek my hurt.

English Revised Version
Let them be ashamed and consumed that are adversaries to my soul; let them be covered with reproach and dishonour that seek my hurt.

Good News Translation
May those who attack me be defeated and destroyed. May those who try to hurt me be shamed and disgraced.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Let those who accuse me come to a shameful end. Let those who want my downfall be covered with disgrace and humiliation.

International Standard Version
Let my adversaries be ashamed and consumed; let those who seek my destruction be covered with scorn and disgrace.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Let them be ashamed and consumed that are adversaries to my soul; Let them be covered with reproach and confusion that seek my hurt.

Literal Standard Version
They are ashamed, they are consumed, Who are opposing my soul, They are covered [with] reproach and blushing, Who are seeking my evil,

NET Bible
May my accusers be humiliated and defeated! May those who want to harm me be covered with scorn and disgrace!

New Heart English Bible
Let my accusers be put to shame and consumed. Let them be covered with disgrace and scorn who want to harm me.

World English Bible
Let my accusers be disappointed and consumed. Let them be covered with disgrace and scorn who want to harm me.

Young's Literal Translation
They are ashamed, they are consumed, Who are opposing my soul, They are covered with reproach and blushing, Who are seeking my evil,

Additional Translations ...
Context
In You, O LORD, I Have Taken Refuge
12Be not far from me, O God. Hurry, O my God, to help me. 13May the accusers of my soul be ashamed and consumed; may those who seek my harm be covered with scorn and disgrace. 14But I will always hope and will praise You more and more.…

Cross References
Esther 9:2
In each of the provinces of King Xerxes, the Jews assembled in their cities to attack those who sought to harm them. No man could withstand them, because the fear of them had fallen upon all peoples.

Psalm 6:10
All my enemies will be ashamed and dismayed; they will turn back in sudden disgrace.

Psalm 35:4
May those who seek my life be disgraced and put to shame; may those who plan to harm me be driven back and confounded.

Psalm 35:26
May those who gloat in my distress be ashamed and confounded; may those who exalt themselves over me be clothed in shame and reproach.

Psalm 40:14
May those who seek my life be ashamed and confounded; may those who wish me harm be repelled and humiliated.

Psalm 71:24
My tongue will indeed proclaim Your righteousness all day long, for those who seek my harm are disgraced and confounded.

Psalm 89:45
You have cut short the days of his youth; You have covered him with shame. Selah


Treasury of Scripture

Let them be confounded and consumed that are adversaries to my soul; let them be covered with reproach and dishonor that seek my hurt.

Let them be.

Psalm 71:24
My tongue also shall talk of thy righteousness all the day long: for they are confounded, for they are brought unto shame, that seek my hurt.

Psalm 6:10
Let all mine enemies be ashamed and sore vexed: let them return and be ashamed suddenly.

Psalm 35:4,26
Let them be confounded and put to shame that seek after my soul: let them be turned back and brought to confusion that devise my hurt…

covered

Psalm 109:29
Let mine adversaries be clothed with shame, and let them cover themselves with their own confusion, as with a mantle.

Psalm 132:18
His enemies will I clothe with shame: but upon himself shall his crown flourish.

1 Peter 5:5
Likewise, ye younger, submit yourselves unto the elder. Yea, all of you be subject one to another, and be clothed with humility: for God resisteth the proud, and giveth grace to the humble.









(13) Hurt.--Literally, evil.

Verse 13. - Let them be confounded and consumed that are adversaries to my soul; let them be covered with reproach and dishonour that seek my hurt (comp. Psalm 35:4; Psalm 40:14; Psalm 70:2).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
May the accusers
שֹׂטְנֵ֪י (śō·ṭə·nê)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural construct
Strong's 7853: To be or act as adversary

of my soul
נַ֫פְשִׁ֥י (nap̄·šî)
Noun - feminine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 5315: A soul, living being, life, self, person, desire, passion, appetite, emotion

be ashamed
יֵבֹ֣שׁוּ (yê·ḇō·šū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 954: To pale, to be ashamed, to be disappointed, delayed

[and] consumed;
יִכְלוּ֮ (yiḵ·lū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 3615: To be complete, at an end, finished, accomplished, or spent

may those who seek
מְ֝בַקְשֵׁ֗י (mə·ḇaq·šê)
Verb - Piel - Participle - masculine plural construct
Strong's 1245: To search out, to strive after

my harm
רָעָתִֽי׃ (rā·‘ā·ṯî)
Noun - feminine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 7451: Bad, evil

be covered
יַֽעֲט֣וּ (ya·‘ă·ṭū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 5844: To wrap oneself, enwrap, envelop oneself

with scorn
חֶ֭רְפָּה (ḥer·pāh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 2781: Contumely, disgrace, the pudenda

and disgrace.
וּכְלִמָּ֑ה (ū·ḵə·lim·māh)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 3639: Insult, reproach, ignominy


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