Psalm 35:20
Parallel Verses
New Living Translation
They don't talk of peace; they plot against innocent people who mind their own business.

King James Bible
For they speak not peace: but they devise deceitful matters against them that are quiet in the land.

Darby Bible Translation
For they speak not peace; and they devise deceitful words against the quiet in the land.

World English Bible
For they don't speak peace, but they devise deceitful words against those who are quiet in the land.

Young's Literal Translation
For they speak not peace, And against the quiet of the land, Deceitful words they devise,

Psalm 35:20 Parallel
Commentary
Wesley's Notes on the Bible

35:20 For - They breathe out nothing but threatenings and war; they use not open violence but subtile artifices, against me and my followers, who desire nothing more than to live quietly and peaceably.

Psalm 35:20 Parallel Commentaries

Library
Opposition to Messiah Unreasonable
Why do the heathen rage, and the people imagine a vain thing? The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the LORD , and against His Anointed, saying, Let us break their bands asunder, and cast away their cords from us. I t is generally admitted, that the institutes of Christianity, as contained in the New Testament, do at least exhibit a beautiful and salutary system of morals; and that a sincere compliance with the precepts of our Lord and His apostles,
John Newton—Messiah Vol. 2

Notes on the Third Century
Page 161. Line 1. He must be born again, &c. This is a compound citation from John iii. 3, and Mark x. 15, in the order named. Page 182. Line 17. For all things should work together, &c. See Romans viii. 28. Page 184. Lines 10-11. Being Satan is able, &c. 2 Corinthians xi. 14. Page 184. Last line. Like a sparrow, &c. Psalm cii. Page 187. Line 1. Mechanisms. This word is, in the original MS., mechanicismes.' Page 187. Line 7. Like the King's daughter, &c. Psalm xlv. 14. Page 188. Med. 39. The best
Thomas Traherne—Centuries of Meditations

Concerning Persecution
Blessed are they which are persecuted for righteousness' sake for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Matthew 5:10 We are now come to the last beatitude: Blessed are they which are persecuted . . '. Our Lord Christ would have us reckon the cost. Which of you intending to build a tower sitteth not down first and counteth the cost, whether he have enough to finish it?' (Luke 14:28). Religion will cost us the tears of repentance and the blood of persecution. But we see here a great encouragement that may
Thomas Watson—The Beatitudes: An Exposition of Matthew 5:1-12

Psalms
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

Cross References
Psalm 38:12
Meanwhile, my enemies lay traps to kill me. Those who wish me harm make plans to ruin me. All day long they plan their treachery.

Psalm 55:21
His words are as smooth as butter, but in his heart is war. His words are as soothing as lotion, but underneath are daggers!

Psalm 120:6
I am tired of living among people who hate peace.

Jeremiah 9:8
For their tongues shoot lies like poisoned arrows. They speak friendly words to their neighbors while scheming in their heart to kill them.

Micah 6:12
The rich among you have become wealthy through extortion and violence. Your citizens are so used to lying that their tongues can no longer tell the truth.

Jump to Previous
Accusations Conceive Deceit Deceitful Designing Devise Evil Live Matters Ones Peace Peaceably Quiet Quietly Speak Words
Jump to Next
Accusations Conceive Deceit Deceitful Designing Devise Evil Live Matters Ones Peace Peaceably Quiet Quietly Speak Words
Links
Psalm 35:20 NIV
Psalm 35:20 NLT
Psalm 35:20 ESV
Psalm 35:20 NASB
Psalm 35:20 KJV

Psalm 35:20 Bible Apps
Psalm 35:20 Biblia Paralela
Psalm 35:20 Chinese Bible
Psalm 35:20 French Bible
Psalm 35:20 German Bible

Psalm 35:20 Commentaries

Bible Hub
Psalm 35:19
Top of Page
Top of Page