New International Version
for people who are wicked and deceitful have opened their mouths against me; they have spoken against me with lying tongues.
King James Bible
For the mouth of the wicked and the mouth of the deceitful are opened against me: they have spoken against me with a lying tongue.
Darby Bible Translation
For the mouth of the wicked [man] and the mouth of deceit are opened against me: they have spoken against me with a lying tongue,
World English Bible
for they have opened the mouth of the wicked and the mouth of deceit against me. They have spoken to me with a lying tongue.
Young's Literal Translation
For the mouth of wickedness, and the mouth of deceit, Against me they have opened, They have spoken with me -- A tongue of falsehood, and words of hatred!
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The mouth of the wicked and - the deceitful are opened against me - Many persons are continually uttering calumnies against me. Thou knowest my heart and its innocence; vindicate my uprightness against these calumniators.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
of the deceitful. Heb. of deceit
LibraryPsalm. Cix. 21. ; Micah, vi. 9
Psalm. cix. 21.; Micah, vi. 9. Sweet is Thy mercy, O my God! When humbled at Thy feet, I learn the lessons of Thy rod, Thy mercy, Lord, is sweet. For Thou dost not in wrath chastise, But when I go astray, "Return," a voice behind me cries, "Walk here;--this is the way." Impatient of Thine easy yoke, If heedless yet I roam, Some sharp affliction, with a stroke Of kindness, warns me home. That godly sorrow then I feel, Which nothing can control, Until the hand that wounded, heal, That bruised me, …
James Montgomery—Sacred Poems and Hymns
The Destruction of Jerusalem
My anger will be aroused, and I will kill you with the sword; your wives will become widows and your children fatherless.
His mouth is full of lies and threats; trouble and evil are under his tongue.
Let their lying lips be silenced, for with pride and contempt they speak arrogantly against the righteous.
You love every harmful word, you deceitful tongue!
Though the arrogant have smeared me with lies, I keep your precepts with all my heart.
Save me, LORD, from lying lips and from deceitful tongues.
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