4 In return for my friendship they accuse me, but I am a man of prayer.

Other Translations of Psalm 109:4

King James Version

4 For my love they are my adversaries: but I give myself unto prayer.

English Standard Version

4 In return for my love they accuse me, but I give myself to prayer.Hebrew but I am prayer

The Message

4 I loved them and now they slander me - yes, me! - and treat my prayer like a crime;

New King James Version

4 In return for my love they are my accusers, But I give myself to prayer.

New Living Translation

4 I love them, but they try to destroy me with accusations even as I am praying for them!

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Psalm 109:4

Commentary on Psalm 109:1-5

(Read Psalm 109:1-5)

It is the unspeakable comfort of all believers, that whoever is against them, God is for them; and to him they may apply as to one pleased to concern himself for them. David's enemies laughed at him for his devotion, but they could not laugh him out of it.