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Psalms 35:4 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Let them be put to shame and brought to dishonor that seek after my soul: Let them be turned back and confounded that devise my hurt.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Let them be confounded and put to shame that seek after my soul: let them be turned back and brought to confusion that devise my hurt.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Let those be ashamed and dishonored who seek my life; Let those be turned back and humiliated who devise evil against me.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Let them be confounded and put to shame that seek after my soul: let them be turned back and brought to confusion that devise my hurt.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Let them be put to shame and confounded that seek after my life; let them be turned backward and brought to confusion that devise my hurt:
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Let them be ashamed and confounded, who are seeking my life,—Let them turn back and be put to the blush, who are devising my hurt:
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— They are ashamed and blush, those seeking my soul, Turned backward and confounded, Those devising my evil.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Let them be confounded and ashamed that seek after my soul. Let them be turned back and be confounded that devise evil against me.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Let them be confounded and put to shame that seeke after my soule: let them be turned backe and brought to confusion, that deuise my hurt.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Let them that seek my soul be ashamed and confounded: let them that devise evils against me be turned back and put to shame.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Let them be confounded and put to shame that seek after my soul: let them be turned back and brought to confusion that devise my hurt.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Let them be confounded 954
{0954} Prime
בּושׁ
buwsh
{boosh}
A primitive root; properly to pale, that is, by implication to be ashamed; also (by implication) to be disappointed, or delayed.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
and put to shame 3637
{3637} Prime
כָּלָם
kalam
{kaw-lawm'}
A primitive root; properly to wound; but only figuratively, to taunt or insult.
z8735
<8735> Grammar
Stem - Niphal (See H8833)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 1602
that seek y1245
[1245] Standard
בּקשׁ
baqash
{baw-kash'}
A primitive root; to search out (by any method; specifically in worship or prayer); by implication to strive after.
z8764
<8764> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Participle (See H8813)
Count - 685
after x1245
(1245) Complement
בּקשׁ
baqash
{baw-kash'}
A primitive root; to search out (by any method; specifically in worship or prayer); by implication to strive after.
my soul: 5315
{5315} Prime
נֶפֶשׁ
nephesh
{neh'-fesh}
From H5314; properly a breathing creature, that is, animal or (abstractly) vitality; used very widely in a literal, accommodated or figurative sense (bodily or mental).
let them be turned 5472
{5472} Prime
סוּג
cuwg
{soog}
A primitive root; properly to flinch, that is, (by implication) to go back, literally (to retreat) or figuratively (to apostatize).
z8735
<8735> Grammar
Stem - Niphal (See H8833)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 1602
back 268
{0268} Prime
אָחוֹר
'achowr
{aw-khore'}
From H0299; the hinder part; hence (adverbially) behind, backward; also (as facing north) the West.
and brought to confusion 2659
{2659} Prime
חַפֵר
chapher
{khaw-fare'}
A primitive root (perhaps rather the same as H2658 through the idea of detection): to blush; figuratively to be ashamed, disappointed; causatively to shame, reproach.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
that devise 2803
{2803} Prime
חָשַׁב
chashab
{khaw-shab'}
A primitive root; properly to plait or interpenetrate, that is, (literally) to weave or (generally) to fabricate; figuratively to plot or contrive (usually in a malicious sense); hence (from the mental effort) to think, regard, value, compute.
z8802
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
my hurt. 7451
{7451} Prime
רָע
ra`
{rah}
From H7489; bad or (as noun) evil (naturally or morally). This includes the second (feminine) form; as adjective or noun.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 35:4

_ _ (Compare Psalms 9:17).

_ _ devise my hurt — purpose for evil to me.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 35:1-10.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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confounded:

Psalms 35:26 Let them be ashamed and brought to confusion together that rejoice at mine hurt: let them be clothed with shame and dishonour that magnify [themselves] against me.
Psalms 31:17-18 Let me not be ashamed, O LORD; for I have called upon thee: let the wicked be ashamed, [and] let them be silent in the grave. ... Let the lying lips be put to silence; which speak grievous things proudly and contemptuously against the righteous.
Psalms 40:14-15 Let them be ashamed and confounded together that seek after my soul to destroy it; let them be driven backward and put to shame that wish me evil. ... Let them be desolate for a reward of their shame that say unto me, Aha, aha.
Psalms 70:2-3 Let them be ashamed and confounded that seek after my soul: let them be turned backward, and put to confusion, that desire my hurt. ... Let them be turned back for a reward of their shame that say, Aha, aha.
Psalms 71:24 My tongue also shall talk of thy righteousness all the day long: for they are confounded, for they are brought unto shame, that seek my hurt.

that:

Psalms 38:12 They also that seek after my life lay snares [for me]: and they that seek my hurt speak mischievous things, and imagine deceits all the day long.
1 Samuel 23:23 See therefore, and take knowledge of all the lurking places where he hideth himself, and come ye again to me with the certainty, and I will go with you: and it shall come to pass, if he be in the land, that I will search him out throughout all the thousands of Judah.
1 Kings 19:10 And he said, I have been very jealous for the LORD God of hosts: for the children of Israel have forsaken thy covenant, thrown down thine altars, and slain thy prophets with the sword; and I, [even] I only, am left; and they seek my life, to take it away.
Ezekiel 13:19 And will ye pollute me among my people for handfuls of barley and for pieces of bread, to slay the souls that should not die, and to save the souls alive that should not live, by your lying to my people that hear [your] lies?
Matthew 27:1 When the morning was come, all the chief priests and elders of the people took counsel against Jesus to put him to death:

turned:

Psalms 129:5 Let them all be confounded and turned back that hate Zion.
Isaiah 37:29 Because thy rage against me, and thy tumult, is come up into mine ears, therefore will I put my hook in thy nose, and my bridle in thy lips, and I will turn thee back by the way by which thou camest.
Jeremiah 46:5 Wherefore have I seen them dismayed [and] turned away back? and their mighty ones are beaten down, and are fled apace, and look not back: [for] fear [was] round about, saith the LORD.
John 18:6 As soon then as he had said unto them, I am [he], they went backward, and fell to the ground.
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1S 23:23. 1K 19:10. Ps 31:17; 35:26; 38:12; 40:14; 70:2; 71:24; 129:5. Is 37:29. Jr 46:5. Ezk 13:19. Mt 27:1. Jn 18:6.

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