Psalm 17:9 {16:9}
Good News Translation
from the attacks of the wicked. Deadly enemies surround me;

New Revised Standard Version
from the wicked who despoil me, my deadly enemies who surround me.

Contemporary English Version
Don't let my brutal enemies attack from all sides and kill me.

New American Bible
from the wicked who despoil me. My ravenous enemies press upon me;

Douay-Rheims Bible
From the face of the wicked who have afflicted me. My enemies have surrounded my soul:

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

From the face of the wicked who have afflicted me. My enemies have surrounded my soul:

oppress me [Heb.

1 Chronicles 17:9 And I have given a place my people Israel: they shall be planted, and shall dwell therein, and shall be moved no more, neither shall the children of iniquity waste them, as at the beginning,

deadly enemies [Heb.

Psalm 7:5 Let the enemy pursue my soul, and take it, and tread down my life, on the earth, and bring down my glory to the dust.

Psalm 35:4,7,12 Let them be confounded and ashamed that seek after my soul. Let them be turned back and be confounded that devise evil against me. . . .

1 Samuel 24:11 Moreover, see and know, O my father, the hem of thy robe in my hand, that when I cut off the hem of thy robe, I would not put out my hand against thee. Reflect, and see, that there is no evil in my hand, nor iniquity, neither have I sinned against thee: but thou liest in wait for my life, to take it away.

Hear My Righteous Plea
8From them that resist thy right hand keep me, as the apple of thy eye. Protect me under the shadow of thy wings. 9From the face of the wicked who have afflicted me. My enemies have surrounded my soul:10They have shut up their fat: their mouth hath spoken proudly.…
Cross References
1 Samuel 23:26
And Saul went on this side of the mountain: and David and his men were on the other side of the mountain: and David despaired of being able to escape from the face of Saul: and Saul and his men encompassed David and his men round about, to take them.

Psalm 27:12
Deliver me not over to the will of them that trouble me; for unjust witnesses have risen up against me; and iniquity hath lied to itself.

Psalm 31:20
Thou shalt hide them in the secret of thy face, from the disturbance of men. Thou shalt protect them in thy tabernacle from the contradiction of tongues.

Psalm 42:9
I will say to God: Thou art my support. Why hast thou forgotten me? and why go I mourning, whilst my enemy afflicteth me?

Psalm 55:3
At the voice of the enemy, and at the tribulation of the sinner. For they have cast iniquities upon me: and in wrath they were troublesome to me.

Psalm 55:11
And injustice. And usury and deceit have not departed from its streets.

Psalm 56:1
Unto the end, for a people that is removed at a distance from the sanctuary: for David, for an inscription of a title (or pillar) when the Philistines held him in Geth. [2] Have mercy on me, O God, for man hath trodden me under foot; all the day long he hath afflicted me fighting against me.

Psalm 17:8
Top of Page
Top of Page