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Psalms 35:8

    Psalms 35:8 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Let destruction come upon him at unawares; and let his net that he hath hid catch himself: into that very destruction let him fall.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Let destruction come on him at unawares; and let his net that he has hid catch himself: into that very destruction let him fall.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Let destruction come upon him unawares; And let his net that he hath hid catch himself: With destruction let him fall therein.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Let destruction come on them without their knowledge; let them be taken themselves in their secret nets, falling into the same destruction.

    Webster's Revision

    Let destruction come upon him unawares; And let his net that he hath hid catch himself: With destruction let him fall therein.

    World English Bible

    Let destruction come on him unawares. Let his net that he has hidden catch himself. Let him fall into that destruction.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Let destruction come upon him at unawares; and let his net that he hath hid catch himself: with destruction let him fall therein.

    Definitions for Psalms 35:8

    Let - To hinder or obstruct.

    Clarke's Commentary on Psalms 35:8

    Let his net that he hath hid - See the notes on Psalm 7:15, Psalm 7:16.

    Barnes' Notes on Psalms 35:8

    Let destruction come upon him at unawares - Margin, which "he knoweth not of." So the Hebrew. The meaning is, Let destruction come upon him when he is not looking for it, or expecting it.

    And let his net that he hath hid catch himself - See the notes at Psalm 7:15-16. The psalmist prays here that the same thing may occur to his enemy which his enemy had designed for him. It is simply a prayer that they might be treated as they purposed to treat him.