Psalms 62:3

“How long will ye imagine mischief against a man? ye shall be slain all of you: as a bowing wall shall ye be, and as a tottering fence.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

How long wil ye imagine mischiefe against a man? ye shall be slaine all of you: as a bowing wall shall ye be, and as a tottering fence.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

How long will you assail a man, That you may murder {him,} all of you, Like a leaning wall, like a tottering fence?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

How long will ye set upon a man, That ye may slay `him', all of you, Like a leaning wall, like a tottering fence?
- American Standard Version (1901)

How long will you go on designing evil against a man? running against him as against a broken wall, which is on the point of falling?
- Basic English Bible

How long will ye assail a man; will ye [seek], all of you, to break him down as a bowing wall or a tottering fence?
- Darby Bible

How long will ye imagine mischief against a man? ye shall be slain all of you: as a bowing wall shall ye be, and as a tottering fence.
- Webster's Bible

How long will you assault a man, would all of you throw him down, Like a leaning wall, like a tottering fence?
- World English Bible

Till when do ye devise mischief against a man? Ye are destroyed all of you, As a wall inclined, a hedge that is cast down.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(62:4) How long will ye set upon a man, that ye may slay him, all of you, as a leaning wall, a tottering fence?
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 62:3


62:3 Ye - Mine enemies; to whom now he turns his speech. Against - Against me, a man like yourselves, whom common humanity obliges you to pity.


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