Psalm 59:2
New International Version
Deliver me from evildoers and save me from those who are after my blood.

New Living Translation
Rescue me from these criminals; save me from these murderers.

English Standard Version
deliver me from those who work evil, and save me from bloodthirsty men.

Berean Study Bible
Deliver me from workers of iniquity, and save me from men of bloodshed.

King James Bible
Deliver me from the workers of iniquity, and save me from bloody men.

New King James Version
Deliver me from the workers of iniquity, And save me from bloodthirsty men.

New American Standard Bible
Rescue me from those who practice injustice, And save me from men of bloodshed.

NASB 1995
Deliver me from those who do iniquity And save me from men of bloodshed.

NASB 1977
Deliver me from those who do iniquity, And save me from men of bloodshed.

Amplified Bible
Deliver me from those who practice wrongdoing, And save me from bloodthirsty men.

Christian Standard Bible
Rescue me from evildoers, and save me from men of bloodshed.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Deliver me from those who practice sin, and save me from men of bloodshed.

American Standard Version
Deliver me from the workers of iniquity, And save me from the bloodthirsty men.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Save me from workers of lies and save me from men who shed blood.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Deliver me from the workers of iniquity, and save me from bloody men.

Contemporary English Version
Keep me safe from brutal people who want to kill me.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Deliver me from them that work iniquity, and save me from bloody men.

English Revised Version
Deliver me from the workers of iniquity, and save me from the bloodthirsty men.

Good News Translation
Save me from those evil people; rescue me from those murderers!

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Rescue me from troublemakers. Save me from bloodthirsty people.

International Standard Version
Save me from those who practice evil; deliver me from bloodthirsty men.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Deliver me from the workers of iniquity, And save me from the men of blood.

Literal Standard Version
Deliver me from workers of iniquity, And save me from men of blood.

NET Bible
Deliver me from evildoers! Rescue me from violent men!

New Heart English Bible
Deliver me from evildoers. Save me from the bloodthirsty men.

World English Bible
Deliver me from the workers of iniquity. Save me from the bloodthirsty men.

Young's Literal Translation
Deliver me from workers of iniquity, And from men of blood save me.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Deliver Me From My Enemies
1For the choirmaster. To the tune of “Do Not Destroy.” A Miktam of David, when Saul sent men to watch David’s house in order to kill him. Deliver me from my enemies, O my God; protect me from those who rise against me. 2Deliver me from workers of iniquity, and save me from men of bloodshed. 3See how they lie in wait for me. Fierce men conspire against me for no transgression or sin of my own, O LORD.…

Cross References
Genesis 32:11
Please deliver me from the hand of my brother Esau, for I am afraid that he may come and attack me and the mothers and children with me.

Psalm 26:9
Do not take my soul away with sinners, or my life with men of bloodshed,

Psalm 28:3
Do not drag me away with the wicked, and with the workers of iniquity, who speak peace to their neighbors while malice is in their hearts.

Psalm 36:12
There the evildoers lie fallen, thrown down and unable to rise.

Psalm 53:4
Will the workers of iniquity never learn? They devour my people like bread; they refuse to call upon God.

Psalm 64:2
Hide me from the scheming of the wicked, from the mob of workers of iniquity,

Psalm 92:7
that though the wicked sprout like grass, and all evildoers flourish, they will be forever destroyed.


Treasury of Scripture

Deliver me from the workers of iniquity, and save me from bloody men.

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Psalm 26:9
Gather not my soul with sinners, nor my life with bloody men:

Psalm 27:2
When the wicked, even mine enemies and my foes, came upon me to eat up my flesh, they stumbled and fell.

Psalm 55:23
But thou, O God, shalt bring them down into the pit of destruction: bloody and deceitful men shall not live out half their days; but I will trust in thee.









Verse 2. - Deliver me from the workers of iniquity, and save me from bloody men. Foreign enemies are never reproached with being "bloody men," since war is their trade, and it is their business to wound and slay.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Deliver me
הַ֭צִּילֵנִי (haṣ·ṣî·lê·nî)
Verb - Hifil - Imperative - masculine singular | first person common singular
Strong's 5337: To strip, plunder, deliver oneself, be delivered, snatch away, deliver

from workers
מִפֹּ֣עֲלֵי (mip·pō·‘ă·lê)
Preposition-m | Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural construct
Strong's 6466: To do, make, to practise

of iniquity,
אָ֑וֶן (’ā·wen)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 205: Strictly nothingness, trouble, vanity, wickedness, an idol

and save me
הוֹשִׁיעֵֽנִי׃ (hō·wō·šî·‘ê·nî)
Verb - Hifil - Imperative - masculine singular | first person common singular
Strong's 3467: To be open, wide, free, to be safe, to free, succor

from men of bloodshed.
דָ֝מִ֗ים (ḏā·mîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 1818: Blood, of man, an animal, the juice of the grape, bloodshed


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