Psalm 55:9 {54:10}
Good News Translation
Confuse the speech of my enemies, O Lord! I see violence and riots in the city,

Contemporary English Version
Confuse my enemies, Lord! Upset their plans. Cruelty and violence are all I see in the city,

Douay-Rheims Bible
Cast down, O Lord, and divide their tongues; for I have seen iniquity and contradiction in the city.

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Cast down, O Lord, and divide their tongues; for I have seen iniquity and contradiction in the city.

divide.

Genesis 11:7-9 Come ye, therefore, let us go down, and there confound their tongue, that they may not understand one another's speech. . . .

2 Samuel 15:31 And it was told David that Achitophel also was in the conspiracy with Absalom, and David said: Infatuate, O Lord, I beseech thee, the counsel of Achitophel.

2 Samuel 17:1-14 And Achitophel said to Absalom: I will choose me twelve thousand men, and I will arise and pursue after David this night. . . .

John 7:45-53 The ministers therefore came to the chief priests and the Pharisees. And they said to them: Why have you not brought him? . . .

Acts 23:6-10 And Paul, knowing that the one part were Sadducees and the other Pharisees, cried out in the council: Men, brethren, I am a Pharisee, the son of Pharisees: concerning the hope and resurrection of the dead I am called in question. . . .

I have

Jeremiah 6:7 As a cistern maketh its water cold, so hath she made her wickedness cold: violence and spoil shall be heard in her, infirmity and stripes are continually before me.

Jeremiah 23:14 And I have seen the likeness of adulterers, and the way of lying in the prophets of Jerusalem: and they strengthened the hands of the wicked, that no man should return from his evil doings, they are all become unto me as Sodom, and the inhabitants thereof as Gomorrha.

Matthew 23:37,38 Jerusalem, Jerusalem, thou that killest the prophets and stonest them that are sent unto thee, how often would I have gathered together thy children, as the hen doth gather her chickens under her wings, and thou wouldst not? . . .

Context
Cast Your Burden upon the LORD
8I waited for him that hath saved me from pusillanimity of spirit, and a storm. 9Cast down, O Lord, and divide their tongues; for I have seen iniquity and contradiction in the city.10Day and night shall iniquity surround it upon its walls: and in the midst thereof are labour,…
Cross References
Genesis 11:9
And therefore the name thereof was called Babel, because there the language of the whole earth was confounded: and from thence the Lord scattered them abroad upon the face of all countries.

Psalm 11:5
The Lord is in his holy temple, the Lord's throne is in heaven. His eyes look on the poor man: his eyelids examine the sons of men.

Psalm 55:10
Day and night shall iniquity surround it upon its walls: and in the midst thereof are labour,

Jeremiah 6:7
As a cistern maketh its water cold, so hath she made her wickedness cold: violence and spoil shall be heard in her, infirmity and stripes are continually before me.

Habakkuk 1:3
Why hast thou shewn me iniquity and grievance, to see rapine and injustice before me? and there is a judgment, but opposition is more powerful.

Additional Translations
O Lord, confuse and confound their speech, for I see violence and strife in the city.Destroy, O Lord, and divide their tongues: for I have seen violence and strife in the city.

Destroy, O Lord, and divide their tongue; For I have seen violence and strife in the city.

Destroy, O Lord, and divide their tongues: for I have seen iniquity and gain saying in the city.

Swallow [them] up, Lord; divide their tongue: for I have seen violence and strife in the city.

Destroy, O Lord, and divide their tongue: for I have seen violence and strife in the city.

Destroy, O Lord, and divide their tongues: for I have seen violence and strife in the city.

Confuse them, Lord, and confound their language, for I have seen violence and strife in the city.

Swallow up, O Lord, divide their tongue, For I saw violence and strife in a city.
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