Psalms 140:11

“Let not an evil speaker be established in the earth: evil shall hunt the violent man to overthrow him.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Psalms 140:11

Let not an euill speaker bee established in the earth: euill shall hunt the violent man to ouerthrow him.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"May a slanderer not be established in the earth; May evil hunt the violent man speedily."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

An evil speaker shall not be established in the earth: Evil shall hunt the violent man to overthrow him.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Let not a man of evil tongue be safe on earth: let destruction overtake the violent man with blow on blow.
- Basic English Bible

Let not the man of [evil] tongue be established in the earth: evil shall hunt the man of violence to [his] ruin.
- Darby Bible

Let not an evil speaker be established on the earth: evil shall hunt the violent man to overthrow him.
- Webster's Bible

An evil speaker won't be established in the earth. Evil will hunt the violent man to overthrow him.
- World English Bible

A talkative man is not established in the earth, One of violence -- evil hunteth to overflowing.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(140:12) A slanderer shall not be established in the earth; the violent and evil man shall be hunted with thrust upon thrust.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Psalms 140:11

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 140:11


140:9 Mischief - The mischief which they design against me, shall fall upon themselves.

140:10 Coals - Divine vengeance, which is compared to coals of fire.

140:13 Dwell - Shall constantly enjoy thy gracious and powerful presence.


Discussion for Psalms 140:11



 

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