Psalms 140:8

“Grant not, O LORD, the desires of the wicked: further not his wicked device; lest they exalt themselves. Selah.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Psalms 140:8

Grant not, O Lord, the desires of the wicked: further not his wicked deuice, lest they exalt themselues. Selah.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Do not grant, O LORD, the desires of the wicked; Do not promote his {evil} device, {that} they {not} be exalted. Selah.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Grant not, O Jehovah, the desires of the wicked; Further not his evil device, `lest' they exalt themselves. Selah
- American Standard Version (1901)

O Lord, give not the wrongdoer his desire; give him no help in his evil designs, or he may be uplifted in pride. (Selah.)
- Basic English Bible

Grant not, O Jehovah, the desire of the wicked; further not his device: they would exalt themselves. Selah.
- Darby Bible

Grant not, O LORD, the desires of the wicked: further not his wicked device; lest they exalt themselves. Selah.
- Webster's Bible

Yahweh, don't grant the desires of the wicked. Don't let their evil plans succeed, or they will become proud. Selah.
- World English Bible

Grant not, O Jehovah, the desires of the wicked, His wicked device bring not forth, They are high. Selah.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(140:9) Grant not, O LORD, the desires of the wicked; further not his evil device, so that they exalt themselves. Selah
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Psalms 140:8

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 140:8


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.


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