Psalm 35:20
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New International Version
They do not speak peaceably, but devise false accusations against those who live quietly in the land.

King James Bible
For they speak not peace: but they devise deceitful matters against them that are quiet in the land.

Darby Bible Translation
For they speak not peace; and they devise deceitful words against the quiet in the land.

World English Bible
For they don't speak peace, but they devise deceitful words against those who are quiet in the land.

Young's Literal Translation
For they speak not peace, And against the quiet of the land, Deceitful words they devise,

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

That are mine enemies - Saul and his courtiers.

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For

Psalm 120:5-7 Woe is me, that I sojourn in Mesech, that I dwell in the tents of Kedar!...

but

Psalm 31:13 For I have heard the slander of many: fear was on every side: while they took counsel together against me...

Psalm 36:3,4 The words of his mouth are iniquity and deceit: he has left off to be wise, and to do good...

Psalm 38:12 They also that seek after my life lay snares for me: and they that seek my hurt speak mischievous things...

Psalm 52:2 The tongue devises mischiefs; like a sharp razor, working deceitfully.

Psalm 64:4-6 That they may shoot in secret at the perfect: suddenly do they shoot at him, and fear not...

Psalm 140:2-5 Which imagine mischiefs in their heart; continually are they gathered together for war...

Jeremiah 11:19 But I was like a lamb or an ox that is brought to the slaughter; and I knew not that they had devised devices against me, saying...

Daniel 6:5 Then said these men, We shall not find any occasion against this Daniel, except we find it against him concerning the law of his God.

Matthew 26:4 And consulted that they might take Jesus by subtlety, and kill him.

Acts 23:15 Now therefore you with the council signify to the chief captain that he bring him down to you to morrow...

Acts 25:3 And desired favor against him, that he would send for him to Jerusalem, laying wait in the way to kill him.

quiet

Matthew 12:19,24 He shall not strive, nor cry; neither shall any man hear his voice in the streets...

1 Peter 2:22,23 Who did no sin, neither was guile found in his mouth...

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Specific 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
Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour.' Exod 20: 16. THE tongue which at first was made to be an organ of God's praise, is now become an instrument of unrighteousness. This commandment binds the tongue to its good behaviour. God has set two natural fences to keep in the tongue, the teeth and lips; and this commandment is a third fence set about it, that it should not break forth into evil. It has a prohibitory and a mandatory part: the first is set down in plain words, the other
Thomas Watson—The Ten Commandments

Cross References
Psalm 38:12
Those who want to kill me set their traps, those who would harm me talk of my ruin; all day long they scheme and lie.

Psalm 55:21
His talk is smooth as butter, yet war is in his heart; his words are more soothing than oil, yet they are drawn swords.

Psalm 120:6
Too long have I lived among those who hate peace.

Jeremiah 9:8
Their tongue is a deadly arrow; it speaks deceitfully. With their mouths they all speak cordially to their neighbors, but in their hearts they set traps for them.

Micah 6:12
Your rich people are violent; your inhabitants are liars and their tongues speak deceitfully.

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