Psalms 17:11

“They have now compassed us in our steps: they have set their eyes bowing down to the earth;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

They haue now compassed vs in our steps: they haue set their eyes bowing downe to the earth:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

They have now surrounded us in our steps; They set their eyes to cast {us} down to the ground.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

They have now compassed us in our steps; They set their eyes to cast `us' down to the earth.
- American Standard Version (1901)

They have made a circle round our steps: their eyes are fixed on us, forcing us down to the earth;
- Basic English Bible

They have now encompassed us in our steps; their eyes have they set, bowing down to the earth.
- Darby Bible

They have now compassed us in our steps: they have set their eyes bowing down to the earth;
- Webster's Bible

They have now surrounded us in our steps. They set their eyes to cast us down to the earth.
- World English Bible

`Our steps now have compassed [him];' Their eyes they set to turn aside in the land.
- Youngs Literal Bible

At our every step they have now encompassed us; they set their eyes to cast us down to the earth.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 17:11


17:11 Steps - In all our ways. We go from place to place, to rocks, and caves, and woods; but wheresoever we go they are at hand, and ready to surround us. Eyes - They keep their eyes fixed upon us. Bowing - Couching down upon the earth, that they may watch the fittest opportunity to surprize us.


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