Psalm 35:21
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New International Version
They sneer at me and say, "Aha! Aha! With our own eyes we have seen it."

King James Bible
Yea, they opened their mouth wide against me, and said, Aha, aha, our eye hath seen it.

Darby Bible Translation
And they opened their mouth wide against me; they said, Aha! aha! our eye hath seen [it].

World English Bible
Yes, they opened their mouth wide against me. They said, "Aha! Aha! Our eye has seen it!"

Young's Literal Translation
And they enlarge against me their mouth, They said, 'Aha, aha, our eye hath seen.'

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

They opened their mouth wide - Gaped upon me to express their contempt.

And said, Aha, aha, our eye hath seen it - They said, האח האח heach, heach, the last syllable in each word being a protracted strongly guttural sound, marking insult and triumph at the same time. It is the word which we translate Ah, Psalm 35:25.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Psalm 22:13 They gaped on me with their mouths, as a ravening and a roaring lion.

Isaiah 9:12 The Syrians before, and the Philistines behind; and they shall devour Israel with open mouth. For all this his anger is not turned away...

Luke 11:53,54 And as he said these things to them, the scribes and the Pharisees began to urge him vehemently...


Psalm 40:15 Let them be desolate for a reward of their shame that say to me, Aha, aha.

Psalm 54:7 For he has delivered me out of all trouble: and my eye has seen his desire on my enemies.

Psalm 70:3 Let them be turned back for a reward of their shame that say, Aha, aha.

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
Job 16:10
People open their mouths to jeer at me; they strike my cheek in scorn and unite together against me.

Psalm 22:13
Roaring lions that tear their prey open their mouths wide against me.

Psalm 35:25
Do not let them think, "Aha, just what we wanted!" or say, "We have swallowed him up."

Psalm 40:15
May those who say to me, "Aha! Aha!" be appalled at their own shame.

Psalm 70:3
May those who say to me, "Aha! Aha!" turn back because of their shame.

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