Psalms 55:20

“He hath put forth his hands against such as be at peace with him: he hath broken his covenant.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

He hath put foorth his handes against such as be at peace with him: he hath broken his couenant.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

He has put forth his hands against those who were at peace with him; He has violated his covenant.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

He hath put forth his hands against such as were at peace with him: He hath profaned his covenant.
- American Standard Version (1901)

He has put out his hand against those who were at peace with him; he has not kept his agreement.
- Basic English Bible

He hath put forth his hands against such as are at peace with him; he hath profaned his covenant.
- Darby Bible

He hath put forth his hands against such as are at peace with him: he hath broken his covenant.
- Webster's Bible

He raises his hands against his friends. He has violated his covenant.
- World English Bible

He hath sent forth his hands against his well-wishers, He hath polluted his covenant.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(55:21) He hath put forth his hands against them that were at peace with him; he hath profaned his covenant.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 55:20


55:20 He - They, the persons last mentioned.


Discussion for Psalms 55

  • Brianna vs. 22
    Since we are living in Satan's system ( 1 john 5:19) we HAVE TO rely on Jehovah. We will have burdens in this life, and if we don't share that burden with God, we will be crushed by them. Growing a relationship with God is not an option. We have to do so to truly enjoy life.
  • Sylvia Linton
    Lord, you are awesome
  • Claudina
    We should place every worry and challenge upon our lord, and he will take care of it all. However we do not have to question the results because what he does is holistic
  • Lilian
    Cast your burden upon the Lord and He shall sustain thee He shall never suffer the Righteousness to be moved. Thank you Jesus i will handover everything in to your hands Jesus for thy yoke is easy and my burden is light what a loving Father and powerful God we serve Amen hallelujah
  • Benny Steyn
    Our Father God is always there 24/ 7 waiting for our prayers.
  • Lens
    What a mighty God we serve. He loves, He forgives and He delivers. Oh! What a MIGHTY God we serve.

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