Psalm 17:9
New International Version
from the wicked who are out to destroy me, from my mortal enemies who surround me.

New Living Translation
Protect me from wicked people who attack me, from murderous enemies who surround me.

English Standard Version
from the wicked who do me violence, my deadly enemies who surround me.

Berean Study Bible
from the wicked who assail me, from my mortal enemies who surround me.

New American Standard Bible
From the wicked who despoil me, My deadly enemies who surround me.

New King James Version
From the wicked who oppress me, From my deadly enemies who surround me.

King James Bible
From the wicked that oppress me, from my deadly enemies, who compass me about.

Christian Standard Bible
from the wicked who treat me violently, my deadly enemies who surround me.

Contemporary English Version
Don't let my brutal enemies attack from all sides and kill me.

Good News Translation
from the attacks of the wicked. Deadly enemies surround me;

Holman Christian Standard Bible
from the wicked who treat me violently, my deadly enemies who surround me.

International Standard Version
from the wicked who have afflicted me, from my enemies who have surrounded me.

NET Bible
Protect me from the wicked men who attack me, my enemies who crowd around me for the kill.

New Heart English Bible
from the wicked who oppress me, my deadly enemies, who surround me.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
From before these sinners who plunder and the enemies of my soul who are set against me.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Hide me from wicked people who violently attack me, from my deadly enemies who surround me.

JPS Tanakh 1917
From the wicked that oppress, My deadly enemies, that compass me about.

New American Standard 1977
From the wicked who despoil me, My deadly enemies, who surround me.

Jubilee Bible 2000
from the wicked that oppress me, from my deadly enemies, who compass me about.

King James 2000 Bible
From the wicked that oppress me, from my deadly enemies, who surround me.

American King James Version
From the wicked that oppress me, from my deadly enemies, who compass me about.

American Standard Version
From the wicked that oppress me, My deadly enemies, that compass me about.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
from the face of the ungodly that have afflicted me: mine enemies have compassed about my soul.

Douay-Rheims Bible
From the face of the wicked who have afflicted me. My enemies have surrounded my soul:

Darby Bible Translation
From the wicked that destroy me, my deadly enemies, who compass me about.

English Revised Version
From the wicked that spoil me, my deadly enemies, that compass me about.

Webster's Bible Translation
From the wicked that oppress me, from my deadly enemies, who encompass me,

World English Bible
from the wicked who oppress me, my deadly enemies, who surround me.

Young's Literal Translation
From the face of the wicked who spoiled me. Mine enemies in soul go round against me.
Study Bible
Hear My Righteous Plea
8Keep me as the apple of Your eye; hide me in the shadow of Your wings 9from the wicked who assail me, from my mortal enemies who surround me. 10They have closed their callous hearts; their mouths speak with arrogance.…
Cross References
1 Samuel 23:26
Saul was proceeding along one side of the mountain, and David and his men along the other side. Even though David was hurrying to get away, Saul and his men were closing in on David and his men to capture them.

Psalm 27:12
Do not hand me over to the will of my foes, for false witnesses rise up against me, breathing out violence.

Psalm 31:20
You hide them in the secret place of Your presence from the schemes of men. You conceal them in Your shelter from accusing tongues.

Psalm 42:9
I will say to God, my rock, "Why have You forgotten me? Why must I walk in sorrow because of the enemy's oppression?"

Psalm 55:3
at the voice of the enemy, at the pressure of the wicked. For they release disaster upon me and revile me in their anger.

Psalm 55:11
Destruction is in the midst; oppression and deceit never leave the streets.

Psalm 56:1
Be merciful to me, O God, for men are hounding me; all day long they press their attack.

Treasury of Scripture

From the wicked that oppress me, from my deadly enemies, who compass me about.

oppress me [Heb.

1 Chronicles 17:9
Also I will ordain a place for my people Israel, and will plant them, and they shall dwell in their place, and shall be moved no more; neither shall the children of wickedness waste them any more, as at the beginning,

deadly enemies [Heb.

Psalm 7:5
Let the enemy persecute my soul, and take it; yea, let him tread down my life upon the earth, and lay mine honour in the dust. Selah.

Psalm 35:4,7,12
Let them be confounded and put to shame that seek after my soul: let them be turned back and brought to confusion that devise my hurt…

1 Samuel 24:11
Moreover, my father, see, yea, see the skirt of thy robe in my hand: for in that I cut off the skirt of thy robe, and killed thee not, know thou and see that there is neither evil nor transgression in mine hand, and I have not sinned against thee; yet thou huntest my soul to take it.

Lexicon
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מִפְּנֵ֣י (mip·pə·nê)
Preposition-m | Noun - common plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 6440: The face

the wicked
רְ֭שָׁעִים (rə·šā·‘îm)
Adjective - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 7563: Wrong, an, bad person

who
ז֣וּ (zū)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's Hebrew 2098: This, which, who

assail me,
שַׁדּ֑וּנִי (šad·dū·nî)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 7703: To deal violently with, despoil, devastate, ruin

from my mortal
בְּ֝נֶ֗פֶשׁ (bə·ne·p̄eš)
Preposition-b | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5315: A soul, living being, life, self, person, desire, passion, appetite, emotion

enemies
אֹיְבַ֥י (’ō·yə·ḇay)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural construct | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 341: Hating, an adversary

who surround me.
יַקִּ֥יפוּ (yaq·qî·p̄ū)
Verb - Hifil - Imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 5362: To strike, to knock together, surround, circulate
(9) Deadly.--Literally, with the soul, or life, or better, as in the Syriac, "against the life," and so deadly. Others take it adverbially with the verb, "eagerly compass."

Verse 9. - From the wicked that oppress me; or, lay me waste - treat me as invaders treat an enemy's territory (see Isaiah 15:1). From my deadly enemies, who compass me about; literally, my enemies in soul - those who in heart and mind are wholly set against me. When hunted by Saul upon the mountains, David was often "compassed about" with foes (1 Samuel 23:14, 15, 26; 1 Samuel 26:20).
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