Psalm 139:20 {138:20}
Good News Translation
They say wicked things about you; they speak evil things against your name.

Contemporary English Version
They are always rebelling and speaking evil of you.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Because you say in thought: They shall receive thy cities in vain.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Because you say in thought: They shall receive thy cities in vain.

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Psalm 73:8,9 They have thought and spoken wickedness: they have spoken iniquity on high. . . .

Psalm 74:18,22,23 Remember this, the enemy hath reproached the Lord: and a foolish people hath provoked thy name. . . .

Job 21:14,15 Who have said to God: Depart from us, we desire not the knowledge of thy ways. . . .

Isaiah 37:23,28,29 Whom hast thou reproached, and whom hast thou blasphemed, and against whom hast thou exalted thy voice, and lifted up thy eyes on high? Against the Holy One of Israel. . . .

Jude 1:15 To execute judgment upon all and to reprove all the ungodly for all the works of their ungodliness, whereby they have done ungodly: and for all the hard things which ungodly sinners have spoken against God.

Revelation 13:6 And he opened his mouth unto blasphemies against God, to blaspheme his name and his tabernacle and them that dwell in heaven.

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Psalm 2:1-3 Why have the Gentiles raged, and the people devised vain things? . . .

Exodus 20:7 Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain: for the Lord will not hold him guiltless that shall take the name of the Lord his God in vain.

Context
You Have Searched Me and Known Me
19If thou wilt kill the wicked, O God: ye men of blood, depart from me: 20Because you say in thought: They shall receive thy cities in vain.21Have I not hated them, O Lord, that hated thee: and pined away because of thy enemies?…
Cross References
Jude 1:15
To execute judgment upon all and to reprove all the ungodly for all the works of their ungodliness, whereby they have done ungodly: and for all the hard things which ungodly sinners have spoken against God.

Exodus 20:7
Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain: for the Lord will not hold him guiltless that shall take the name of the Lord his God in vain.

Deuteronomy 5:11
Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain: for he shall not be unpunished that taketh his name upon a vain thing.

Additional Translations
who invoke You with deceit; Your enemies take Your name in vain.For they speak against you wickedly, and your enemies take your name in vain.

For they speak against thee wickedly, And thine enemies take thy name in vain.

For thou wilt say concerning their thought, that they shall take thy cities in vain.

For they speak of thee wickedly, they take [thy name] in vain, thine enemies.

For they speak against thee wickedly, and thine enemies take thy name in vain.

For they speak against thee wickedly, and thy enemies take thy name in vain.

For they speak against you wickedly. Your enemies take your name in vain.

Who exchange Thee for wickedness, Lifted up to vanity are Thine enemies.
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