Psalm 64:8
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New International Version
He will turn their own tongues against them and bring them to ruin; all who see them will shake their heads in scorn.

King James Bible
So they shall make their own tongue to fall upon themselves: all that see them shall flee away.

Darby Bible Translation
By their own tongue they are made to fall over one another: all that see them shall flee away.

World English Bible
Their own tongues shall ruin them. All who see them will shake their heads.

Young's Literal Translation
And they cause him to stumble, Against them is their own tongue, Every looker on them fleeth away.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Their own tongue to fall upon them-selves - All the plottings, counsels, and curses, they have formed against me, shall come upon themselves.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Psalm 59:12 For the sin of their mouth and the words of their lips let them even be taken in their pride: and for cursing and lying which they speak...

Psalm 140:9 As for the head of those that compass me about, let the mischief of their own lips cover them.

Job 15:6 Your own mouth comdemns you, and not I: yes, your own lips testify against you.

Proverbs 12:13 The wicked is snared by the transgression of his lips: but the just shall come out of trouble.

Proverbs 18:7 A fool's mouth is his destruction, and his lips are the snare of his soul.

Matthew 21:41 They say to him, He will miserably destroy those wicked men, and will let out his vineyard to other farmers...

Luke 19:22 And he said to him, Out of your own mouth will I judge you, you wicked servant. You knew that I was an austere man...

all that

Psalm 31:11 I was a reproach among all my enemies, but especially among my neighbors, and a fear to my acquaintance...

Psalm 52:6 The righteous also shall see, and fear, and shall laugh at him:

Numbers 16:34 And all Israel that were round about them fled at the cry of them: for they said, Lest the earth swallow us up also.

1 Samuel 31:3-7 And the battle went sore against Saul, and the archers hit him; and he was sore wounded of the archers...

Nahum 3:7 And it shall come to pass, that all they that look on you shall flee from you, and say, Nineveh is laid waste: who will bemoan her?...

Revelation 18:4,10 And I heard another voice from heaven, saying, Come out of her, my people, that you be not partakers of her sins...

Touching a Special Sort of Internal Prayer Prescribed by Antonio De Rojas...
[N.B. The instructions contained in this chapter are to be received with the utmost caution; and let the note which is inserted in § 2 be attended to.--J. N. S.] §§ 1, 2. Touching a special sort of internal prayer prescribed by Antonio de Rojas, a Spanish priest, with approbations given to it. §§ 3, 4. The order for preparation to the said prayer of internal silence. §§ 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. How the said prayer itself is to be exercised. §§ 11, 12. The great
Ven. F. Augustine Baker—Holy Wisdom: or, Directions for the Prayer of Contemplation

Cross References
Psalm 9:3
My enemies turn back; they stumble and perish before you.

Psalm 22:7
All who see me mock me; they hurl insults, shaking their heads.

Psalm 44:14
You have made us a byword among the nations; the peoples shake their heads at us.

Proverbs 12:13
Evildoers are trapped by their sinful talk, and so the innocent escape trouble.

Proverbs 18:7
The mouths of fools are their undoing, and their lips are a snare to their very lives.

Jeremiah 18:16
Their land will be an object of horror and of lasting scorn; all who pass by will be appalled and will shake their heads.

Jeremiah 48:27
Was not Israel the object of your ridicule? Was she caught among thieves, that you shake your head in scorn whenever you speak of her?

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