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They are around me now, wherever I turn, watching for a chance to pull me down.
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They have cast me forth, and now they have surrounded me: they have set their eyes bowing down to the earth.
1 Samuel 23:26 And Saul went on this side of the mountain: and David and his men were on the other side of the mountain: and David despaired of being able to escape from the face of Saul: and Saul and his men encompassed David and his men round about, to take them.
1 Samuel 24:2,3 Saul, therefore, took three thousand chosen men out of all Israel, and went out to seek after David and his men, even upon the most craggy rocks, which are accessible only to wild goats. . . .
1 Samuel 26:2,3 And Saul arose, and went down to the wilderness of Ziph having with him three thousand chosen men of Israel, to seek David in the wilderness of Ziph. . . .
Psalm 10:8-10 He sits in ambush with the rich in private places, that he may kill the innocent. . . .
Proverbs 6:13,14 With a wicked heart he deviseth evil, and at all times he soweth discord. . . .
ContextHear My Righteous Plea
…10They have shut up their fat: their mouth hath spoken proudly. 11They have cast me forth, and now they have surrounded me: they have set their eyes bowing down to the earth.12They have taken me, as a lion prepared for the prey; and as a young lion dwelling in secret places.…
And when you shall see Jerusalem compassed about with an army, then know that the desolation thereof is at hand.
The wicked have drawn out the sword: they have bent their bow. To cast down the poor and needy, to kill the upright of heart.
The wicked watcheth the just man, and seeketh to put him to death,
They will dwell and hide themselves: they will watch my heel. As they have waited for my soul,
They have come round about me like water all the day: they have compassed me about together.
Additional TranslationsThey have tracked us down, and now surround us; their eyes are set to cast us to the ground,They have now compassed us in our steps: they have set their eyes bowing down to the earth;
They have now compassed us in our steps; They set their eyes to cast us down to the earth.
They have now cast me out and compassed me round about: they have set their eyes so as to bow them down to the ground.
They have now encompassed us in our steps; their eyes have they set, bowing down to the earth.
They have now compassed us in our steps: they set their eyes to cast us down to the earth.
They have now compassed us in our steps: they have set their eyes bowing down to the earth;
They have now surrounded us in our steps. They set their eyes to cast us down to the earth.
Our steps now have compassed him;' Their eyes they set to turn aside in the land.
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