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Psalm 140 :: American Standard Version (ASV)

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Prayer for Protection against Persecutors.

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For the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David.
Deliver me, O Jehovah, from the evil man;
Preserve me from the violent man:

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Who devise mischiefs in their heart;
Continually do they gather themselves together for war.

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They have sharpened their tongue like a serpent;
Adders’ poison is under their lips.
[Selah

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Keep me, O Jehovah, from the hands of the wicked;
Preserve me from the violent man:
Who have purposed to thrust aside my steps.

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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

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I said unto Jehovah, Thou art my God:
Give ear unto the voice of my supplications, O Jehovah.

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O Jehovah the Lord, the strength of my salvation,
Thou hast covered my head in the day of battle.

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Grant not, O Jehovah, the desires of the wicked;
Further not his evil device, lest they exalt themselves.
[Selah

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As for the head of those that compass me about,
Let the mischief of their own lips cover them.

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Let burning coals fall upon them:
Let them be cast into the fire,
Into deep pits, whence they shall not rise.

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An evil speaker shall not be established in the earth:
Evil shall hunt the violent man to overthrow him.

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I know that Jehovah will maintain the cause of the afflicted,
And justice for the needy.

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Surely the righteous shall give thanks unto thy name:
The upright shall dwell in thy presence.
ASV

Thomas Nelson & Sons first published the American Standard Version in 1901. This translation of the Bible is in the public domain.

 
 
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