Psalm 94:16
New International Version
Who will rise up for me against the wicked? Who will take a stand for me against evildoers?

New Living Translation
Who will protect me from the wicked? Who will stand up for me against evildoers?

English Standard Version
Who rises up for me against the wicked? Who stands up for me against evildoers?

Berean Study Bible
Who will rise up for me against the wicked? Who will stand for me against the workers of iniquity?

King James Bible
Who will rise up for me against the evildoers? or who will stand up for me against the workers of iniquity?

New King James Version
Who will rise up for me against the evildoers? Who will stand up for me against the workers of iniquity?

New American Standard Bible
Who will stand up for me against evildoers? Who will take his stand for me against those who do injustice?

NASB 1995
Who will stand up for me against evildoers? Who will take his stand for me against those who do wickedness?

NASB 1977
Who will stand up for me against evildoers? Who will take his stand for me against those who do wickedness?

Amplified Bible
Who will stand up for me against the evildoers? Who will take a stand for me against those who do wickedness?

Christian Standard Bible
Who stands up for me against the wicked? Who takes a stand for me against evildoers?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Who stands up for me against the wicked? Who takes a stand for me against evildoers?

American Standard Version
Who will rise up for me against the evil-doers? Who will stand up for me against the workers of iniquity?

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Who shall stand for me with the evil and who shall be ready for me with the evildoers?

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Who will rise up for me against the transgressors? or who will stand up with me against the workers of iniquity?

Contemporary English Version
Who will stand up for me against those cruel people?

Douay-Rheims Bible
Who shall rise up for me against the evildoers? or who shall stand with me against the workers of iniquity?

English Revised Version
Who will rise up for me against the evil-doers? who will stand up for me against the workers of iniquity?

Good News Translation
Who stood up for me against the wicked? Who took my side against the evildoers?

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Who will stand up for me against evildoers? Who will stand by my side against troublemakers?

International Standard Version
Who will rise up for me against the wicked? Who will stand for me against those who practice iniquity?

JPS Tanakh 1917
Who will rise up for me against the evil-doers? Who will stand up for me against the workers of iniquity?

Literal Standard Version
Who rises up for me with evildoers? Who stations himself for me with workers of iniquity?

NET Bible
Who will rise up to defend me against the wicked? Who will stand up for me against the evildoers?

New Heart English Bible
Who will rise up for me against the wicked? Who will stand up for me against the evildoers?

World English Bible
Who will rise up for me against the wicked? Who will stand up for me against the evildoers?

Young's Literal Translation
Who riseth up for me with evil doers? Who stationeth himself for me with workers of iniquity?

Additional Translations ...
Context
The LORD Will Not Forget His People
15Surely judgment will again be righteous, and all the upright in heart will follow it. 16Who will rise up for me against the wicked? Who will stand for me against the workers of iniquity? 17Unless the LORD had been my helper, I would soon have dwelt in the abode of silence.…

Cross References
Numbers 10:35
Whenever the ark set out, Moses would say, "Rise up, O LORD! May Your enemies be scattered; may those who hate You flee before You."

Psalm 17:13
Arise, O LORD, confront them! Bring them to their knees; deliver me from the wicked by Your sword,

Psalm 59:2
Deliver me from workers of iniquity, and save me from men of bloodshed.

Isaiah 28:21
For the LORD will rise up as at Mount Perazim. He will rouse Himself as in the Valley of Gibeon, to do His work, His strange work, and to perform His task, His disturbing task.

Isaiah 33:10
"Now I will arise," says the LORD. "Now I will lift Myself up. Now I will be exalted.


Treasury of Scripture

Who will rise up for me against the evildoers? or who will stand up for me against the workers of iniquity?

rise up

Exodus 32:26-29
Then Moses stood in the gate of the camp, and said, Who is on the LORD'S side? let him come unto me. And all the sons of Levi gathered themselves together unto him…

Numbers 25:6-13
And, behold, one of the children of Israel came and brought unto his brethren a Midianitish woman in the sight of Moses, and in the sight of all the congregation of the children of Israel, who were weeping before the door of the tabernacle of the congregation…

Judges 5:23
Curse ye Meroz, said the angel of the LORD, curse ye bitterly the inhabitants thereof; because they came not to the help of the LORD, to the help of the LORD against the mighty.

stand up

Nehemiah 5:7
Then I consulted with myself, and I rebuked the nobles, and the rulers, and said unto them, Ye exact usury, every one of his brother. And I set a great assembly against them.

Jeremiah 26:16-19
Then said the princes and all the people unto the priests and to the prophets; This man is not worthy to die: for he hath spoken to us in the name of the LORD our God…

John 7:50,51
Nicodemus saith unto them, (he that came to Jesus by night, being one of them,) …









(16) Rise up.--Stand up--i.e., as champion. (Comp. 2Samuel 23:11, of the exploit of Shammah, the son of Agee the Hararite; comp. Psalm 2:2.)

Verse 16. - Who will rise up for me against the evil doers? or, who will stand up for me against the workers of iniquity? But meanwhile, until this happy time come, what is the condition of the godly? Are they not left a prey to the evil doers, at their mercy, without a champion? The answer is given in the next verse.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Who
מִֽי־ (mî-)
Interrogative
Strong's 4310: Who?, whoever, in oblique construction with prefix, suffix

will rise up
יָק֣וּם (yā·qūm)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 6965: To arise, stand up, stand

for me
לִ֭י (lî)
Preposition | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew

against
עִם־ (‘im-)
Preposition
Strong's 5973: With, equally with

the wicked?
מְרֵעִ֑ים (mə·rê·‘îm)
Verb - Hifil - Participle - masculine plural
Strong's 7489: To spoil, to make, good for, nothing, bad

Who
מִֽי־ (mî-)
Interrogative
Strong's 4310: Who?, whoever, in oblique construction with prefix, suffix

will stand
יִתְיַצֵּ֥ב (yiṯ·yaṣ·ṣêḇ)
Verb - Hitpael - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 3320: To set or station oneself, take one's stand

for me
לִ֝י (lî)
Preposition | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew

against
עִם־ (‘im-)
Preposition
Strong's 5973: With, equally with

the workers
פֹּ֥עֲלֵי (pō·‘ă·lê)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural construct
Strong's 6466: To do, make, to practise

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


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