Loading…

Psalm 55:12–14

12  For it is not an enemy who taunts me—

then I could bear it;

it is not an adversary who tdeals insolently with me—

then I could hide from him.

13  uBut it is you, a man, my equal,

my companion, my familiar friend.

14  We used to take sweet counsel together;

within God’s house we walked in vthe throng.

Read more



Psalm 55:12–14 — The New International Version (NIV)

12 If an enemy were insulting me,

I could endure it;

if a foe were rising against me,

I could hide.

13 But it is you, a man like myself,

my companion, my close friend,

14 with whom I once enjoyed sweet fellowship

at the house of God,

as we walked about

among the worshipers.

Psalm 55:12–14 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

12 For it was not an enemy that reproached me; then I could have borne it:

Neither was it he that hated me that did magnify himself against me; then I would have hid myself from him:

13 But it was thou, a man mine equal,

My guide, and mine acquaintance.

14 We took sweet counsel together,

And walked unto the house of God in company.

Psalm 55:12–14 — New Living Translation (NLT)

12 It is not an enemy who taunts me—

I could bear that.

It is not my foes who so arrogantly insult me—

I could have hidden from them.

13 Instead, it is you—my equal,

my companion and close friend.

14 What good fellowship we once enjoyed

as we walked together to the house of God.

Psalm 55:12–14 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

12 For it is not an enemy who reproaches me;

Then I could bear it.

Nor is it one who hates me who has exalted himself against me;

Then I could hide from him.

13 But it was you, a man my equal,

My companion and my acquaintance.

14 We took sweet counsel together,

And walked to the house of God in the throng.

Psalm 55:12–14 — New Century Version (NCV)

12 It was not an enemy insulting me.

I could stand that.

It was not someone who hated me.

I could hide from him.

13 But it is you, a person like me,

my companion and good friend.

14 We had a good friendship

and walked together to God’s Temple.

Psalm 55:12–14 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

12 For it was not an enemy that reproached me;

Then I could have borne it:

Neither was it he that hated me that did magnify himself against me;

Then I would have hid myself from him:

13 But it was thou, a man mine equal,

My companion, and my familiar friend.

14 We took sweet counsel together;

We walked in the house of God with the throng.

Psalm 55:12–14 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

12 For it is not an enemy that hath reproached me—then could I have borne it; neither is it he that hateth me that hath magnified himself against me—then would I have hidden myself from him; 13 But it was thou, a man mine equal, mine intimate, my familiar friend. ... 14 We who held sweet intercourse together. To the house of God we walked amid the throng.

Psalm 55:12–14 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

12 If an enemy had insulted me,

then I could bear it.

If someone who hated me had attacked me,

then I could hide from him.

13 But it is you, my equal,

my best friend,

one I knew so well!

14 We used to talk to each other in complete confidence

and walk into God’s house with the festival crowds.

Psalm 55:12–14 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

12 Now it is not an enemy who insults me—

otherwise I could bear it;

it is not a foe who rises up against me—

otherwise I could hide from him.

13 But it is you, a man who is my peer,

my companion and good friend!

14 We used to have close fellowship;

we walked with the crowd into the house of God.

Psalm 55:12–14 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

12 It is not enemies who taunt me—

I could bear that;

it is not adversaries who deal insolently with me—

I could hide from them.

13 But it is you, my equal,

my companion, my familiar friend,

14 with whom I kept pleasant company;

we walked in the house of God with the throng.

Psalm 55:12–14 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

12 For it is not an enemy that taunts me,

or I could bear it.

It is not one who hates me that magnifies himself over me,

or I could hide myself from him.

13 But it is you, a man my equal,

my friend and confidant.

14 We who would take sweet counsel together;

in the house of God

we would walk with the throng.

Psalm 55:12–14 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

12 If an enemy were making fun of me,

I could stand it.

If he were looking down on me,

I could hide from him.

13 But it’s you, someone like myself.

It’s my companion, my close friend.

14 We used to enjoy good friendship

as we walked with the crowds at the house of God.

Psalm 55:12–14 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

12 For it is not an enemy who reproaches me,

Then I could bear it;

Nor is it one who hates me who has exalted himself against me,

Then I could hide myself from him.

13 But it is you, a man my equal,

My companion and my familiar friend;

14 We who had sweet fellowship together

Walked in the house of God in the throng.