Compare Translations for Psalm 13:4

Psalm 13:4 ASV
Lest mine enemy say, I have prevailed against him; [Lest] mine adversaries rejoice when I am moved.
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Psalm 13:4 BBE
And he who is against me may not say, I have overcome him; and those who are troubling me may not be glad when I am moved.
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Psalm 13:4 CEB
and my enemy will say, "I won!" My foes will rejoice over my downfall.
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Psalm 13:4 CJB
Then my enemy would say, "I was able to beat him"; and my adversaries would rejoice at my downfall.
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Psalm 13:4 RHE
(12-4) Consider, and hear me, O Lord, my God. Enlighten my eyes, that I never sleep in death:
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Psalm 13:4 ESV
lest my enemy say, "I have prevailed over him," lest my foes rejoice because I am shaken.
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Psalm 13:4 GW
and my enemy will say, "I have overpowered him." My opponents will rejoice because I have been shaken.
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Psalm 13:4 GNT
Don't let my enemies say, "We have defeated him." Don't let them gloat over my downfall.
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Psalm 13:4 HNV
Lest my enemy say, "I have prevailed against him;" Lest my adversaries rejoice when I fall.
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Psalm 13:4 CSB
my enemy will say, "I have triumphed over him," and my foes will rejoice because I am shaken.
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Psalm 13:4 KJV
Lest mine enemy say , I have prevailed against him; and those that trouble me rejoice when I am moved .
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Psalm 13:4 LEB
[and] lest my enemy should say, "I have overcome him," [lest] my enemies rejoice because I am shaken.
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Psalm 13:4 NAS
And my enemy will say, "I have overcome him," And my adversaries will rejoice when I am shaken.
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Psalm 13:4 NCV
Otherwise my enemy will say, "I have won!" Those against me will rejoice that I've been defeated.
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Psalm 13:4 NIRV
Then my enemies will say, "We have beaten him." They will be filled with joy when I die.
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Psalm 13:4 NIV
my enemy will say, "I have overcome him," and my foes will rejoice when I fall.
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Psalm 13:4 NKJV
Lest my enemy say, "I have prevailed against him"; Lest those who trouble me rejoice when I am moved.
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Psalm 13:4 NLT
Don't let my enemies gloat, saying, "We have defeated him!" Don't let them rejoice at my downfall.
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Psalm 13:4 NRS
and my enemy will say, "I have prevailed"; my foes will rejoice because I am shaken.
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Psalm 13:4 RSV
lest my enemy say, "I have prevailed over him"; lest my foes rejoice because I am shaken.
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Psalm 13:4 DBY
Lest mine enemy say, I have prevailed against him! [lest] mine adversaries be joyful when I am moved.
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Psalm 13:4 MSG
So no enemy can get the best of me or laugh when I fall on my face.
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Psalm 13:4 WBT
Lest my enemy say, I have prevailed against him; [and] those that trouble me rejoice when I am moved.
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Psalm 13:4 TMB
lest mine enemy say, "I have prevailed against him"; and those that trouble me rejoice when I am moved.
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Psalm 13:4 TNIV
and my enemy will say, "I have overcome him," and my foes will rejoice when I fall.
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Psalm 13:4 WEB
Lest my enemy say, "I have prevailed against him;" Lest my adversaries rejoice when I fall.
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Psalm 13:4 WYC
lest any time mine enemy say, I had the mastery against him. They, that trouble me, shall have joy, if I shall be stirred; (lest any time my enemy say, I had the mastery over him. For they, who trouble me, shall have joy, if I shall slip, or shall stumble/if I shall fall;)
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Psalm 13:4 YLT
Lest mine enemy say, `I overcame him,' Mine adversaries joy when I am moved.
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Psalms 13 Commentary - Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Concise)

Chapter 13

The psalmist complains that God had long withdrawn. He earnestly prays for comfort. He assures himself of an answer of peace.

- God sometimes hides his face, and leaves his own children in the dark concerning their interest in him: and this they lay to heart more than any outward trouble whatever. But anxious cares are heavy burdens with which believers often load themselves more than they need. The bread of sorrows is sometimes the saint's daily bread; our Master himself was a man of sorrows. It is a common temptation, when trouble lasts long, to think that it will last always. Those who have long been without joy, begin to be without hope. We should never allow ourselves to make any complaints but what drive us to our knees. Nothing is more killing to a soul than the want of God's favour; nothing more reviving than the return of it. The sudden, delightful changes in the book of Psalms, are often very remarkable. We pass from depth of despondency to the height of religious confidence and joy. It is thus, ver. 5. All is gloomy dejection in ver. 4; but here the mind of the despondent worshipper rises above all its distressing fears, and throws itself, without reserve, on the mercy and care of its Divine Redeemer. See the power of faith, and how good it is to draw near to God. If we bring our cares and griefs to the throne of grace, and leave them there, we may go away like Hannah, and our countenances will be no more said, ( 1 Samuel. 1:18 ) Finding I have that to trust to, I am comforted, though I have no merit of my own. His faith in God's mercy filled his heart with joy in his salvation; for joy and peace come by believing. He has dealt bountifully with me. By faith he was as confident of salvation, as if it had been completed already. In this way believers pour out their prayers, renouncing all hopes but in the mercy of God through the Saviour's blood: and sometimes suddenly, at others gradually, they will find their burdens removed, and their comforts restored; they then allow that their fears and complaints were unnecessary, and acknowledge that the Lord hath dealt bountifully with them.

Psalms 13 Commentary - Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

PSALM 13

Psalms 13:1-6 . mourning God's absence and the triumph of his enemies, prays for relief before he is totally destroyed, and is encouraged to hope his trust will not be in vain.

1. The forms of expression and figure here used are frequent (compare Psalms 9:12 Psalms 9:18 , Psalms 10:11 Psalms 10:12 ).
How long . . . for ever--Shall it be for ever?

2. The counsels or devices of his heart afford no relief.

3. lighten mine eyes--dim with weakness, denoting approaching death (compare 1 Samuel 14:27-29 , Psalms 6:7 , 38:10 ).

4. rejoice--literally, "shout as in triumph."
I am moved--cast down from a firm position ( Psalms 10:6 ).

5, 6. Trust is followed by rejoicing in the deliverance which God effects, and, instead of his enemy, he can lift the song of triumph.