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Psalms 140

Psalms 140 King James Version (KJV)
1. Deliver me, O LORD, from the evil man: preserve me from the violent man; violent…: Heb. man of violences2. Which imagine mischiefs in their heart; continually are they gathered together for war.3. They have sharpened their tongues like a serpent; adders’ poison is under their lips. Selah.4. Keep me, O LORD, from the hands of the wicked; preserve me from the violent man; who have purposed to overthrow my goings.5. The proud have hid a snare for me, and cords; they have spread a net by the wayside; they have set gins for me. Selah.6. I said unto the LORD, Thou art my God: hear the voice of my supplications, O LORD.7. O GOD the Lord, the strength of my salvation, thou hast covered my head in the day of battle.8. Grant not, O LORD, the desires of the wicked: further not his wicked device; lest they exalt themselves. Selah. lest…: or, let them not be exalted9. As for the head of those that compass me about, let the mischief of their own lips cover them.10. Let burning coals fall upon them: let them be cast into the fire; into deep pits, that they rise not up again.11. Let not an evil speaker be established in the earth: evil shall hunt the violent man to overthrow him. an…: or, an evil speaker (Heb. a man of tongue), a wicked man of violence, be established in the earth: let him be hunted to his overthrow12. I know that the LORD will maintain the cause of the afflicted, and the right of the poor.13. Surely the righteous shall give thanks unto thy name: the upright shall dwell in thy presence.
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