New International Version
Arrogant foes are attacking me, O God; ruthless people are trying to kill me-- they have no regard for you.
King James Bible
O God, the proud are risen against me, and the assemblies of violent men have sought after my soul; and have not set thee before them.
Darby Bible Translation
O God, the proud are risen against me, and the assembly of the violent seek after my soul, and they have not set thee before them.
World English Bible
God, the proud have risen up against me. A company of violent men have sought after my soul, and they don't hold regard for you before them.
Young's Literal Translation
O God, the proud have risen up against me, And a company of the terrible sought my soul, And have not placed Thee before them,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The assemblies of violent men - עדת עריצים adath aritsim, the congregation of the terrible ones. Men of violent passions, violent counsels, and violent acts; and, because they have power, terrible to all.
Have not set thee before them - Who sins that sets God before his eyes? Who does not sin that has no consciousness of the Divine presence?
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
violent. Heb. terrible
LibraryA Sheaf of Prayer Arrows
'Bow down Thine ear, O Lord, hear me; for I am poor and needy. 2. Preserve my soul, for I am holy: O Thou my God, save Thy servant that trusteth in Thee. 3. Be merciful unto me, O Lord: for I cry unto Thee daily. 4. Rejoice the soul of Thy servant: for unto Thee, O Lord, do I lift up my soul. 5. For Thou, Lord, art good, and ready to forgive; and plenteous in mercy unto all them that call upon Thee.'--PSALM lxxxvi. 1-5. We have here a sheaf of arrows out of a good man's quiver, shot into heaven. …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
That it is Profitable to Communicate Often
Arrogant foes are attacking me; ruthless people are trying to kill me-- people without regard for God.
For the director of music. A psalm of David. Rescue me, LORD, from evildoers; protect me from the violent,
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