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Psalm 35:14–16

14  I behaved myself as though he had been my friend or brother:

sI bowed down heavily, as sone that mourneth for his mother.

15  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 ttear me, and ceased not:

16  With uhypocritical mockers in feasts,

They xgnashed upon me with their teeth.

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Psalm 35:14–16 — The New International Version (NIV)

14 I went about mourning

as though for my friend or brother.

I bowed my head in grief

as though weeping for my mother.

15 But when I stumbled, they gathered in glee;

assailants gathered against me without my knowledge.

They slandered me without ceasing.

16 Like the ungodly they maliciously mocked;

they gnashed their teeth at me.

Psalm 35:14–16 — English Standard Version (ESV)

14 I went about as though I grieved for my friend or my brother;

as one who laments his mother,

I bowed down in mourning.

15 But at my stumbling they rejoiced and gathered;

they gathered together against me;

wretches whom I did not know

tore at me without ceasing;

16 like profane mockers at a feast,

they gnash at me with their teeth.

Psalm 35:14–16 — New Living Translation (NLT)

14 I was sad, as though they were my friends or family,

as if I were grieving for my own mother.

15 But they are glad now that I am in trouble;

they gleefully join together against me.

I am attacked by people I don’t even know;

they slander me constantly.

16 They mock me and call me names;

they snarl at me.

Psalm 35:14–16 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

14 I paced about as though he were my friend or brother;

I bowed down heavily, as one who mourns for his mother.

15 But in my adversity they rejoiced

And gathered together;

Attackers gathered against me,

And I did not know it;

They tore at me and did not cease;

16 With ungodly mockers at feasts

They gnashed at me with their teeth.

Psalm 35:14–16 — New Century Version (NCV)

14 I acted as if they were my friends or brothers.

I bowed in sadness as if I were crying for my mother.

15 But when I was in trouble, they gathered and laughed;

they gathered to attack before I knew it.

They insulted me without stopping.

16 They made fun of me and were cruel to me

and ground their teeth at me in anger.

Psalm 35:14–16 — American Standard Version (ASV)

14 I behaved myself as though it had been my friend or my brother:

I bowed down mourning, as one that bewaileth his mother.

15 But in mine adversity they rejoiced, and gathered themselves together:

The abjects gathered themselves together against me, and I knew it not;

They did tear me, and ceased not:

16 Like the profane mockers in feasts,

They gnashed upon me with their teeth.

Psalm 35:14–16 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

14 I behaved myself as though he had been a friend, a brother to me; I bowed down in sadness, as one that mourneth for a mother. 15 But at my halting they rejoiced, and gathered together: the slanderers gathered themselves together against me, and I knew it not; they did tear me, and ceased not: 16 With profane jesters for bread, they have gnashed their teeth against me.

Psalm 35:14–16 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

14 I walked around as if I were mourning for my friend or my brother. 

I was bent over as if I were mourning for my mother. 

15 Yet, when I stumbled, 

they rejoiced and gathered together. 

They gathered together against me. 

Unknown attackers tore me apart without stopping. 

16 With crude and abusive mockers, 

they grit their teeth at me. 

Psalm 35:14–16 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

14 I went about grieving as if for my friend or brother;

I was bowed down with grief,

like one mourning a mother.

15 But when I stumbled, they gathered in glee;

they gathered against me.

Assailants I did not know

tore at me and did not stop.

16 With godless mockery

they gnashed their teeth at me.

Psalm 35:14–16 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

14 as though I grieved for a friend or a brother;

I went about as one who laments for a mother,

bowed down and in mourning.

15 But at my stumbling they gathered in glee,

they gathered together against me;

ruffians whom I did not know

tore at me without ceasing;

16 they impiously mocked more and more,

gnashing at me with their teeth.

Psalm 35:14–16 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

14 I behaved as though he were a friend or as a brother to me.

As one lamenting a mother, I was bowed down in mourning.

15 But at my stumbling they rejoiced and gathered together;

smiters whom I did not know gathered against me.

They tore and did not cease.

16 Among the ungodly of the mockers at feasts,

they gnashed at me with their teeth.

Psalm 35:14–16 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

14 So I went around crying

as if I were crying over my friend or relative.

I bowed my head in sadness

as if I were sobbing over my mother.

15 But when I tripped and fell, they were all very happy.

Attackers gathered against me when I didn’t even know it.

They kept on telling lies about me.

16 They were like ungodly people. They made fun of me.

They ground their teeth at me in hate.

Psalm 35:14–16 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

14 I went about as though it were my friend or brother;

I bowed down mourning, as one who sorrows for a mother.

15 But at my stumbling they rejoiced and gathered themselves together;

The smiters whom I did not know gathered together against me,

They slandered me without ceasing.

16 Like godless jesters at a feast,

They gnashed at me with their teeth.