Psalms 56:6

“They gather themselves together, they hide themselves, they mark my steps, when they wait for my soul.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

They gather themselues together; they hide themselues, they marke my steps when they wait for my soule.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

They attack, they lurk, They watch my steps, As they have waited {to take} my life.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

They gather themselves together, they hide themselves, They mark my steps, Even as they have waited for my soul.
- American Standard Version (1901)

They come together, they are waiting in secret places, they take note of my steps, they are waiting for my soul.
- Basic English Bible

They gather themselves together, they hide themselves; they mark my steps, because they wait for my soul.
- Darby Bible

They assemble themselves, they hide themselves, they mark my steps, when they wait for my soul.
- Webster's Bible

They conspire and lurk, watching my steps, they are eager to take my life.
- World English Bible

They assemble, they hide, they watch my heels, When they have expected my soul.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(56:7) They gather themselves together, they hide themselves, they mark my steps; according as they have waited for my soul.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 56:6


56:6 They gather - After they have severally employed their thoughts against me, they meet together to compare them, and to put them in execution. Hide - They lurk secretly, that they may pry into my most private actions. Steps - That they may find some occasion to reproach me. Soul - Or, life, to take it away.


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