New International Version
For my enemies speak against me; those who wait to kill me conspire together.
King James Bible
For mine enemies speak against me; and they that lay wait for my soul take counsel together,
Darby Bible Translation
For mine enemies speak against me, and they that watch for my soul consult together,
World English Bible
For my enemies talk about me. Those who watch for my soul conspire together,
Young's Literal Translation
For mine enemies have spoken against me, And those watching my soul have taken counsel together,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Lay wait for my soul - They seek to destroy my life.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
lay wait for [heb.] watch for or observe
LibraryDecember 22. "My Tongue Also Shall Talk of Thy Righteousness all the Day Long" (Ps. Lxxi. 24).
"My tongue also shall talk of Thy righteousness all the day long" (Ps. lxxi. 24). It is a simple law of nature, that air always comes in to fill a vacuum. You can produce a draught at any time, by heating the air until it ascends, and then the cold air rushes in to supply its place. And so we can always be filled with the Holy Spirit by providing a vacuum. This breath is dependent upon exhausting the previous breath before you can inhale a fresh one. And so we must empty our hearts of the last breath …
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth
Of the Day of Eternity and of the Straitnesses of this Life
Early in the morning, all the chief priests and the elders of the people made their plans how to have Jesus executed.
For I hear many whispering, "Terror on every side!" They conspire against me and plot to take my life.
"A vile disease has afflicted him; he will never get up from the place where he lies."
They conspire, they lurk, they watch my steps, hoping to take my life.
With cunning they conspire against your people; they plot against those you cherish.
May this be the LORD's payment to my accusers, to those who speak evil of me.
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