Psalms 41:6-7

6 When one of them comes to see me, he speaks falsely, while his heart gathers slander; then he goes out and spreads it around.
7 All my enemies whisper together against me; they imagine the worst for me, saying,

Psalms 41:6-7 Meaning and Commentary

Psalms 41:6-7 In-Context

4 I said, “Have mercy on me, LORD; heal me, for I have sinned against you.”
5 My enemies say of me in malice, “When will he die and his name perish?”
6 When one of them comes to see me, he speaks falsely, while his heart gathers slander; then he goes out and spreads it around.
7 All my enemies whisper together against me; they imagine the worst for me, saying,
8 “A vile disease has afflicted him; he will never get up from the place where he lies.”
9 Even my close friend, someone I trusted, one who shared my bread, has turned against me.

Cross References 4

  • 1. Psalms 12:2; Psalms 101:7; Matthew 5:11
  • 2. Proverbs 26:24
  • 3. S Leviticus 19:16
  • 4. Psalms 71:10; Psalms 56:5; Psalms 71:10-11