Psalm 109:20
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New Living Translation
May those curses become the LORD's punishment for my accusers who speak evil of me.

King James Bible
Let this be the reward of mine adversaries from the LORD, and of them that speak evil against my soul.

Darby Bible Translation
Let this be the reward of mine adversaries from Jehovah, and of them that speak evil against my soul.

World English Bible
This is the reward of my adversaries from Yahweh, of those who speak evil against my soul.

Young's Literal Translation
This is the wage of mine accusers from Jehovah, And of those speaking evil against my soul.

Psalm 109:20 Parallel
Wesley's Notes on the Bible

109:20 That speak evil against my soul - With design to take away my life.

Psalm 109:20 Parallel Commentaries

Bunsen's Biblical Researches.
When geologists began to ask whether changes in the earth's structure might be explained by causes still in operation, they did not disprove the possibility of great convulsions, but they lessened necessity for imagining them. So, if a theologian has his eyes opened to the Divine energy as continuous and omnipresent, he lessens the sharp contrast of epochs in Revelation, but need not assume that the stream has never varied in its flow. Devotion raises time present into the sacredness of the past;
Frederick Temple—Essays and Reviews: The Education of the World

A Discourse of Mercifulness
Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy. Matthew 5:7 These verses, like the stairs of Solomon's temple, cause our ascent to the holy of holies. We are now mounting up a step higher. Blessed are the merciful . . '. There was never more need to preach of mercifulness than in these unmerciful times wherein we live. It is reported in the life of Chrysostom that he preached much on this subject of mercifulness, and for his much pressing Christians to mercy, he was called of many, the alms-preacher,
Thomas Watson—The Beatitudes: An Exposition of Matthew 5:1-12

How Intent the Ruler Ought to be on Meditations in the Sacred Law.
But all this is duly executed by a ruler, if, inspired by the spirit of heavenly fear and love, he meditate daily on the precepts of Sacred Writ, that the words of Divine admonition may restore in him the power of solicitude and of provident circumspection with regard to the celestial life, which familiar intercourse with men continually destroys; and that one who is drawn to oldness of life by secular society may by the aspiration of compunction be ever renewed to love of the spiritual country.
Leo the Great—Writings of Leo the Great

The Water of Life;
OR, A DISCOURSE SHOWING THE RICHNESS AND GLORY OF THE GRACE AND SPIRIT OF THE GOSPEL, AS SET FORTH IN SCRIPTURE BY THIS TERM, THE WATER OF LIFE. BY JOHN BUNYAN. 'And whosoever will, let him take the water of life freely.'--Revelation 22:17 London: Printed for Nathanael Ponder, at the Peacock in the Poultry, 1688. ADVERTISEMENT BY THE EDITOR. Often, and in every age, the children of God have dared to doubt the sufficiency of divine grace; whether it was vast enough to reach their condition--to cleanse
John Bunyan—The Works of John Bunyan Volumes 1-3

Cross References
2 Timothy 4:14
Alexander the coppersmith did me much harm, but the Lord will judge him for what he has done.

Psalm 41:5
But my enemies say nothing but evil about me. "How soon will he die and be forgotten?" they ask.

Psalm 54:5
May the evil plans of my enemies be turned against them. Do as you promised and put an end to them.

Psalm 71:10
For my enemies are whispering against me. They are plotting together to kill me.

Psalm 94:23
God will turn the sins of evil people back on them. He will destroy them for their sins. The LORD our God will destroy them.

Isaiah 3:11
But the wicked are doomed, for they will get exactly what they deserve.

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