New Living Translation
Many persecute and trouble me, yet I have not swerved from your laws.
King James Bible
Many are my persecutors and mine enemies; yet do I not decline from thy testimonies.
Darby Bible Translation
Many are my persecutors and mine oppressors; I have not declined from thy testimonies.
World English Bible
Many are my persecutors and my adversaries. I haven't swerved from your testimonies.
Young's Literal Translation
Many are my pursuers, and adversaries, From Thy testimonies I have not turned aside.
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A psalm of David, which he sang to the L I come to you for protection, O LORD my God. Save me from my persecutors--rescue me!
Our hearts have not deserted you. We have not strayed from your path.
The proud hold me in utter contempt, but I do not turn away from your instructions.
All your commands are trustworthy. Protect me from those who hunt me down without cause.
Powerful people harass me without cause, but my heart trembles only at your word.
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