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Psalms 109:2 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— For the mouth of the wicked and the mouth of deceit have they opened against me: They have spoken unto me with a lying tongue.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— For the mouth of the wicked and the mouth of the deceitful are opened against me: they have spoken against me with a lying tongue.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— For they have opened the wicked and deceitful mouth against me; They have spoken against me with a lying tongue.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— For the mouth of the wicked and the mouth of the deceitful are opened against me: they have spoken against me with a lying tongue.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— For the mouth of the wicked [man] and the mouth of deceit are opened against me: they have spoken against me with a lying tongue,
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— For, the mouth of the lawless one and the mouth of the deceiver, against me, are open, They have spoken to me with false tongue;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— For the mouth of wickedness, and the mouth of deceit, Against me they have opened, They have spoken with me—A tongue of falsehood, and words of hatred!
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— for the mouth of the wicked and the mouth of the deceitful man is opened against me.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— For the mouth of the wicked, and the mouth of the deceitfull are opened against mee: they haue spoken against me with a lying tongue.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— for the mouth of the sinner and the mouth of the crafty [man] have been opened against me: they have spoken against me with a crafty tongue.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— For the mouth of the wicked and the mouth of the deceitful are opened against me: they have spoken against me with a lying tongue.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
For x3588
(3588) Complement
כִּי
kiy
{kee}
A primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjugation or adverb; often largely modified by other particles annexed.
the mouth 6310
{6310} Prime
פֶּה
peh
{peh}
From H6284; the mouth (as the means of blowing), whether literally or figuratively (particularly speech); specifically edge, portion or side; adverbially (with preposition) according to.
of the wicked 7563
{7563} Prime
רָשָׁע
rasha`
{raw-shaw'}
From H7561; morally wrong; concretely an (actively) bad person.
and the mouth 6310
{6310} Prime
פֶּה
peh
{peh}
From H6284; the mouth (as the means of blowing), whether literally or figuratively (particularly speech); specifically edge, portion or side; adverbially (with preposition) according to.
of the deceitful 4820
{4820} Prime
מִרְמָה
mirmah
{meer-maw'}
From H7411 in the sense of deceiving; fraud.
are opened 6605
{6605} Prime
פָּתַח
pathach
{paw-thakh'}
A primitive root; to open wide (literally or figuratively); specifically to loosen, begin, plough, carve.
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
against x5921
(5921) Complement
עַל
`al
{al}
Properly the same as H5920 used as a preposition (in the singular or plural, often with prefix, or as conjugation with a particle following); above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications.
me: they have spoken 1696
{1696} Prime
דִּבֵּר
dabar
{daw-bar'}
A primitive root; perhaps properly to arrange; but used figuratively (of words) to speak; rarely (in a destructive sense) to subdue.
z8765
<8765> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 2121
against x854
(0854) Complement
אֵת
'eth
{ayth}
Probably from H0579; properly nearness (used only as a preposition or adverb), near; hence generally with, by, at, among, etc.
me with a lying 8267
{8267} Prime
שֶׁקֶר
sheqer
{sheh'-ker}
From H8266; an untruth; by implication a sham (often adverbially).
tongue. 3956
{3956} Prime
לָשׁוֹן
lashown
{law-shone'}
From H3960; the tongue (of man or animals), used literally (as the instrument of licking, eating, or speech), and figuratively (speech, an ingot, a fork of flame, a cove of water).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 109:2

_ _ For the mouth ... opened — or, “They have opened a wicked mouth”

_ _ against me — literally, “with me,” that is, Their intercourse is lying, or, they slander me to my face (Matthew 26:59).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 109:1-5.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
the mouth:

Psalms 31:13 For I have heard the slander of many: fear [was] on every side: while they took counsel together against me, they devised to take away my life.
Psalms 31:18 Let the lying lips be put to silence; which speak grievous things proudly and contemptuously against the righteous.
Psalms 64:3-4 Who whet their tongue like a sword, [and] bend [their bows to shoot] their arrows, [even] bitter words: ... That they may shoot in secret at the perfect: suddenly do they shoot at him, and fear not.
Psalms 140:3 They have sharpened their tongues like a serpent; adders' poison [is] under their lips. Selah.
2 Samuel 15:3-8 And Absalom said unto him, See, thy matters [are] good and right; but [there is] no man [deputed] of the king to hear thee. ... For thy servant vowed a vow while I abode at Geshur in Syria, saying, If the LORD shall bring me again indeed to Jerusalem, then I will serve the LORD.
2 Samuel 17:1 Moreover Ahithophel said unto Absalom, Let me now choose out twelve thousand men, and I will arise and pursue after David this night:
Proverbs 15:28 The heart of the righteous studieth to answer: but the mouth of the wicked poureth out evil things.
Matthew 26:59-62 Now the chief priests, and elders, and all the council, sought false witness against Jesus, to put him to death; ... And the high priest arose, and said unto him, Answerest thou nothing? what [is it which] these witness against thee?

of the deceitful:
Heb. of deceit

are opened:
Heb. have opened themselves

with:

Psalms 120:3 What shall be given unto thee? or what shall be done unto thee, thou false tongue?
Proverbs 6:17 A proud look, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood,
Proverbs 12:19 The lip of truth shall be established for ever: but a lying tongue [is] but for a moment.
Jeremiah 9:3 And they bend their tongues [like] their bow [for] lies: but they are not valiant for the truth upon the earth; for they proceed from evil to evil, and they know not me, saith the LORD.
Jeremiah 9:5 And they will deceive every one his neighbour, and will not speak the truth: they have taught their tongue to speak lies, [and] weary themselves to commit iniquity.
Acts 6:13 And set up false witnesses, which said, This man ceaseth not to speak blasphemous words against this holy place, and the law:
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2S 15:3; 17:1. Ps 31:13, 18; 64:3; 120:3; 140:3. Pv 6:17; 12:19; 15:28. Jr 9:3, 5. Mt 26:59. Ac 6:13.

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