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

  • Andrea
    Thank God for his comforting words.
  • Jewels
    Thank You so very much for your words of wisdom!!!!
  • Librarygal143
    Dear God, please hear my prayer and heal my family. We have a lot of work to do this, but we can't do it without you. Thank you for listening, Father, in Jesus' Mighty Name, Amen.
  • David Davies
    V17. I am hugely encouraged by today's 6 07 17 verse of the day. Psalm 55 v17, we don't have to get depressed or worried, we can just take it to the in pray. Anytime and anyplace and he Will hear us. God promises that He will never turn away our prays. What a wonderful promise.
  • BSP
    We can pray to Jehovah God all day and no matter what time of day.
  • LadyA
    Lord God Thank you for your Grace

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