Psalms 49:5

“Wherefore should I fear in the days of evil, when the iniquity of my heels shall compass me about?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Wherefore should I feare in the daies of euill, when the iniquitie of my heeles shall compasse me about?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Why should I fear in days of adversity, When the iniquity of my foes surrounds me,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Wherefore should I fear in the days of evil, When iniquity at my heels compasseth me about?
- American Standard Version (1901)

What cause have I for fear in the days of evil, when the evil-doing of those who are working for my downfall is round about me?
- Basic English Bible

Wherefore should I fear in the days of adversity, [when] the iniquity of my supplanters encompasseth me? --
- Darby Bible

Why should I fear in the days of evil, when the iniquity of my heels shall encompass me?
- Webster's Bible

Why should I fear in the days of evil, when iniquity at my heels surrounds me?
- World English Bible

Why do I fear in days of evil? The iniquity of my supplanters doth compass me.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(49:6) Wherefore should I fear in the days of evil, when the iniquity of my supplanters compasseth me about,
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 49:5


49:5 In the days - In times of great distress and calamity, when wicked men flourish, and good men are oppressed. Supplanters - This character fitly agrees to David's enemies, who were not only malicious, but deceitful and treacherous.


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