Psalms 21:11

“For they intended evil against thee: they imagined a mischievous device, which they are not able to perform.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For they intended euill against thee: they imagined a mischieuous deuice, which they are not able to performe.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Though they intended evil against You {And} devised a plot, They will not succeed.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For they intended evil against thee; They conceived a device which they are not able to perform.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For their thoughts were bitter against you: they had an evil design in their minds, which they were not able to put into effect.
- Basic English Bible

For they intended evil against thee; they imagined a mischievous device, which they could not execute.
- Darby Bible

For they intended evil against thee: they imagined a mischievous device, which they are not able to perform.
- Webster's Bible

For they intended evil against you. They plotted evil against you which cannot succeed.
- World English Bible

For they stretched out against Thee evil, They devised a wicked device, they prevail not,
- Youngs Literal Bible

(21:12) For they intended evil against thee, they imagined a device, wherewith they shall not prevail.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 21:11


21:11 Thee - Against God, not directly, but by consequence, because it was against David, whom God had anointed, and against the Lord's people, whose injuries God takes as done to himself.


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