Contemporary English Version
15 I have stumbled,
and worthless liars
I don’t even know
surround me and sneer.
16 Worthless people make fun[a]
and never stop laughing.
17 But all you do is watch!
When will you do something?
Save me from the attack
of those vicious lions.
- 35.16 Worthless. . . fun: One possible meaning for the difficult Hebrew text.
New International Version
15 But when I stumbled, they gathered in glee;(A)
assailants gathered against me without my knowledge.
They slandered(B) me without ceasing.
16 Like the ungodly they maliciously mocked;[a](C)
they gnashed their teeth(D) at me.
- Psalm 35:16 Septuagint; Hebrew may mean Like an ungodly circle of mockers,