False witnesses did rise up; they laid to my charge things that I knew not.35.11 False…: Heb. Witnesses of wrong35.11 they…: Heb. they asked me
They rewarded me evil for good to the spoiling of my soul.35.12 spoiling: Heb. depriving
But as for me, when they were sick, my clothing was sackcloth: I humbled my soul with fasting; and my prayer returned into mine own bosom.35.13 humbled: or, afflicted
I behaved myself as though he had been my friend or brother: I bowed down heavily, as one that mourneth for his mother.35.14 behaved myself: Heb. walked35.14 as though…: Heb. as a friend, as a brother to me
But in mine adversity they rejoiced, and gathered themselves together: yea, the abjects gathered themselves together against me, and I knew it not; they did tear me, and ceased not:35.15 adversity: Heb. halting
With hypocritical mockers in feasts, they gnashed upon me with their teeth.
Lord, how long wilt thou look on? rescue my soul from their destructions, my darling from the lions.35.17 darling: Heb. only one
I will give thee thanks in the great congregation: I will praise thee among much people.35.18 much: Heb. strong