Psalm 56:6 {55:7}
Good News Translation
They gather in hiding places and watch everything I do, hoping to kill me.

Contemporary English Version
They attack from ambush, watching my every step and hoping to kill me.

Douay-Rheims Bible
They will dwell and hide themselves: they will watch my heel. As they have waited for my soul,

New American Bible
They hide together in ambush; they watch my every step; they lie in wait for my life.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

They will dwell and hide themselves: they will watch my heel. As they have waited for my soul,

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

Psalm 59:3 For behold they have caught my soul: the mighty have rushed in upon me:

Psalm 71:10 For my enemies have spoken against me; and they that watched my soul have consulted together,

Psalm 140:2 Who have devised iniquities in their hearts: all the day long they designed battles.

Matthew 26:3,4,57 Then were gathered together the chief priests and ancients of the people, into the court of the high priest, who was called Caiphas: . . .

Matthew 27:1 And when morning was come, all the chief priests and ancients of the people took counsel against Jesus, that they might put him to death.

Acts 4:5,6 And it came to pass on the morrow, that their princes and ancients and scribes were gathered together in Jerusalem. . . .

Acts 23:12-14 And when day was come, some of the Jews gathered together and bound themselves under a curse, saying that they would neither eat nor drink till they killed Paul. . . .

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Psalm 10:8-10 He sits in ambush with the rich in private places, that he may kill the innocent. . . .

Psalm 64:2-6 Thou hast protected me from the assembly of the malignant; from the multitude of the workers of iniquity. . . .

Daniel 6:4 And the king thought to set him over all the kingdom; whereupon the princes, and the governors, sought to find occasion against Daniel, with regard to the king: and they could find no cause, nor suspicion, because he was faithful, and no fault, nor suspicion was found in him.

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Psalm 37:32 The wicked watcheth the just man, and seeketh to put him to death,

Psalm 57:6 They prepared a snare for my feet; and they bowed down my soul. They dug a pit before my face, and they are fallen into it.

Psalm 89:51 Wherewith thy enemies have reproached, O Lord; wherewith they have reproached the change of thy anointed.

Job 14:16 Thou indeed hast numbered my steps, but spare my sins.

Job 31:4 Doth not he consider my ways, and number all my steps?

Jeremiah 20:10 For I heard the reproaches of many, and terror on every side: Persecute him, and let us persecute him: from all the men that were my familiars, and continued at my side: if by any means he may be deceived, and we may prevail against him, and be revenged on him.

Luke 20:20 And being upon the watch, they sent spies, who should feign themselves just, that they might take hold of him in his words, that they might deliver him up to the authority and power of the governor.

Context
Be Merciful to Me, O God
5All the day long they detested my words: all their thoughts were against me unto evil. 6They will dwell and hide themselves: they will watch my heel. As they have waited for my soul,7For nothing shalt thou save them: in thy anger thou shalt break the people in pieces. O God,…
Cross References
Psalm 17:11
They have cast me forth, and now they have surrounded me: they have set their eyes bowing down to the earth.

Psalm 59:3
For behold they have caught my soul: the mighty have rushed in upon me:

Psalm 64:2
Thou hast protected me from the assembly of the malignant; from the multitude of the workers of iniquity.

Psalm 71:10
For my enemies have spoken against me; and they that watched my soul have consulted together,

Psalm 94:21
They will hunt after the soul of the just, and will condemn innocent blood.

Psalm 140:2
Who have devised iniquities in their hearts: all the day long they designed battles.

Isaiah 54:15
Behold, an inhabitant shall come, who was not with me, he that was a stranger to thee before, shall be joined to thee.

Additional Translations
They conspire, they lurk, they watch my steps, while they wait to take my life.They gather themselves together, they hide themselves, they mark my steps, when they wait for my soul.

They gather themselves together, they hide themselves, They mark my steps, Even as they have waited for my soul.

They will dwell near and hide themselves; they will watch my steps, accordingly as I have waited patiently in my soul.

They gather themselves together, they hide themselves; they mark my steps, because they wait for my soul.

They gather themselves together, they hide themselves, they mark my steps, even as they have waited for my soul.

They assemble themselves, they hide themselves, they mark my steps, when they wait for my soul.

They conspire and lurk, watching my steps, they are eager to take my life.

They assemble, they hide, they watch my heels, When they have expected my soul.
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