New International Version
They repay me evil for good and leave me like one bereaved.
King James Bible
They rewarded me evil for good to the spoiling of my soul.
Darby Bible Translation
They reward me evil for good, [to] the bereavement of my soul.
World English Bible
They reward me evil for good, to the bereaving of my soul.
Young's Literal Translation
They pay me evil for good, bereaving my soul,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
To the spoiling of my soul - To destroy my life; so נפש nephesh should be translated in a multitude of places, where our translators have used the word soul.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
spoiling [heb.] depriving
my soul. Or, `my life,' as the word nephesh frequently denotes
LibrarySpecific References to Prophecy in the Gospels
20. But, if it does not weary you, let the point out as briefly as possible, specific references to prophecy in the Gospels, that those who are being instructed in the first elements of the faith may have these testimonies written on their hearts, lest any doubt concerning the things which they believe should at any time take them by surprise. We are told in the Gospel that Judas, one of Christ's friends and associates at table, betrayed Him. Let the show you how this is foretold in the Psalms: "He …
Various—Life and Works of Rufinus with Jerome's Apology Against Rufinus.
The Ninth Commandment
but Jesus said to them, "I have shown you many good works from the Father. For which of these do you stone me?"
Those who repay my good with evil lodge accusations against me, though I seek only to do what is good.
They repay me evil for good, and hatred for my friendship.
Evil will never leave the house of one who pays back evil for good.
Should good be repaid with evil? Yet they have dug a pit for me. Remember that I stood before you and spoke in their behalf to turn your wrath away from them.
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