New International Version
May my accusers perish in shame; may those who want to harm me be covered with scorn and disgrace.
King James Bible
Let them be confounded and consumed that are adversaries to my soul; let them be covered with reproach and dishonour that seek my hurt.
Darby Bible Translation
Let them be ashamed, let them be consumed, that are adversaries to my soul; let them be covered with reproach and dishonour that seek my hurt.
World English Bible
Let my accusers be disappointed and consumed. Let them be covered with disgrace and scorn who want to harm me.
Young's Literal Translation
They are ashamed, they are consumed, Who are opposing my soul, They are covered with reproach and blushing, Who are seeking my evil,
Psalm 71:13 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Let them be confounded - They shall be confounded: these are prophetic denunciations.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Let them be. `They shall be confounded,' these are prophetic denunciations
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
The Jews assembled in their cities in all the provinces of King Xerxes to attack those determined to destroy them. No one could stand against them, because the people of all the other nationalities were afraid of them.
All my enemies will be overwhelmed with shame and anguish; they will turn back and suddenly be put to shame.
May those who seek my life be disgraced and put to shame; may those who plot my ruin be turned back in dismay.
May all who gloat over my distress be put to shame and confusion; may all who exalt themselves over me be clothed with shame and disgrace.
May all who want to take my life be put to shame and confusion; may all who desire my ruin be turned back in disgrace.
My tongue will tell of your righteous acts all day long, for those who wanted to harm me have been put to shame and confusion.
You have cut short the days of his youth; you have covered him with a mantle of shame.
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