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Psalm 109 :: American Standard Version (ASV)

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Vengeance invoked upon Adversaries.

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For the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David.
Hold not thy peace, O God of my praise;
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For the mouth of the wicked and the mouth of deceit have they opened against me:
They have spoken unto me with a lying tongue.
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They have compassed me about also with words of hatred,
And fought against me without a cause.
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For my love they are my adversaries:
But I give myself unto prayer.
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And they have rewarded me evil for good,
And hatred for my love.
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Set thou a wicked man over him;
And let an adversary stand at his right hand.
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When he is judged, let him come forth guilty;
And let his prayer be turned into sin.
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Let his days be few;
And let another take his office.
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Let his children be fatherless,
And his wife a widow.
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Let his children be vagabonds, and beg;
And let them seek their bread out of their desolate places.
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Let the extortioner catch all that he hath;
And let strangers make spoil of his labor.
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Let there be none to extend kindness unto him;
Neither let there be any to have pity on his fatherless children.
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Let his posterity be cut off;
In the generation following let their name be blotted out.
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Let the iniquity of his fathers be remembered with Jehovah;
And let not the sin of his mother be blotted out.
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Let them be before Jehovah continually,
That he may cut off the memory of them from the earth;
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Because he remembered not to show kindness,
But persecuted the poor and needy man,
And the broken in heart, to slay them.
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Yea, he loved cursing, and it came unto him;
And he delighted not in blessing, and it was far from him.
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He clothed himself also with cursing as with his garment,
And it came into his inward parts like water,
And like oil into his bones.
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Let it be unto him as the raiment wherewith he covereth himself,
And for the girdle wherewith he is girded continually.
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This is the reward of mine adversaries from Jehovah,
And of them that speak evil against my soul.
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But deal thou with me, O Jehovah the Lord, for thy name’s sake:
Because thy lovingkindness is good, deliver thou me;
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For I am poor and needy,
And my heart is wounded within me.
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I am gone like the shadow when it declineth:
I am tossed up and down as the locust.
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My knees are weak through fasting;
And my flesh faileth of fatness.
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I am become also a reproach unto them:
When they see me, they shake their head.
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Help me, O Jehovah my God;
Oh save me according to thy lovingkindness:
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That they may know that this is thy hand;
That thou, Jehovah, hast done it.
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Let them curse, but bless thou:
When they arise, they shall be put to shame,
But thy servant shall rejoice.
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Let mine adversaries be clothed with dishonor,
And let them cover themselves with their own shame as with a robe.
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I will give great thanks unto Jehovah with my mouth;
Yea, I will praise him among the multitude.
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For he will stand at the right hand of the needy,
To save him from them that judge his soul.

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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