New Living Translation
Don't let my enemies gloat, saying, "We have defeated him!" Don't let them rejoice at my downfall.
King James Bible
Lest mine enemy say, I have prevailed against him; and those that trouble me rejoice when I am moved.
Darby Bible Translation
Lest mine enemy say, I have prevailed against him! lest mine adversaries be joyful when I am moved.
World English Bible
Lest my enemy say, "I have prevailed against him;" Lest my adversaries rejoice when I fall.
Young's Literal Translation
Lest mine enemy say, 'I overcame him,' Mine adversaries joy when I am moved.
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CommentaryPsalm 13:4 Parallel Commentaries
The piety of the Old Testament Church is reflected with more clearness and variety in the Psalter than in any other book of the Old Testament. It constitutes the response of the Church to the divine demands of prophecy, and, in a less degree, of law; or, rather, it expresses those emotions and aspirations of the universal heart which lie deeper than any formal demand. It is the speech of the soul face to face with God. Its words are as simple and unaffected as human words can be, for it is the genius …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
They say, "We will lie to our hearts' content. Our lips are our own--who can stop us?"
I trust in you, my God! Do not let me be disgraced, or let my enemies rejoice in my defeat.
Don't let my treacherous enemies rejoice over my defeat. Don't let those who hate me without cause gloat over my sorrow.
I prayed, "Don't let my enemies gloat over me or rejoice at my downfall."
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