New Living Translation
I am constantly hounded by those who slander me, and many are boldly attacking me.
King James Bible
Mine enemies would daily swallow me up: for they be many that fight against me, O thou most High.
Darby Bible Translation
Mine enemies would swallow me up all the day long; for they are many that fight against me haughtily.
World English Bible
My enemies want to swallow me up all day long, for they are many who fight proudly against me.
Young's Literal Translation
Mine enemies have swallowed up all the day, For many are fighting against me, O most High,
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LibraryMotives to Holy Mourning
Let me exhort Christians to holy mourning. I now persuade to such a mourning as will prepare the soul for blessedness. Oh that our hearts were spiritual limbecs, distilling the water of holy tears! Christ's doves weep. They that escape shall be like doves of the valleys, all of them mourning, every one for his iniquity' (Ezekiel 7:16). There are several divine motives to holy mourning: 1 Tears cannot be put to a better use. If you weep for outward losses, you lose your tears. It is like a shower …
Thomas Watson—The Beatitudes: An Exposition of Matthew 5:1-12
The Providence of God
Facing Life's Record
Degrees of Sin
A psalm of David. O LORD, oppose those who oppose me. Fight those who fight against me.
Don't let them say, "Look, we got what we wanted! Now we will eat him alive!"
He ransoms me and keeps me safe from the battle waged against me, though many still oppose me.
He will send help from heaven to rescue me, disgracing those who hound me. Interlude My God will send forth his unfailing love and faithfulness.
They would have swallowed us alive in their burning anger.
"Even the most desolate parts of your abandoned land will soon be crowded with your people. Your enemies who enslaved you will be far away.
All your enemies mock you. They scoff and snarl and say, "We have destroyed her at last! We have long waited for this day, and it is finally here!"
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