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Psalm 120 :: English Standard Version (ESV)

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Deliver Me, O Lord

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 120:1 - A Song of Ascents.
In my distress I called to the LORD,
and he answered me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 120:2 - Deliver me, O LORD,
from lying lips,
from a deceitful tongue.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 120:3 - What shall be given to you,
and what more shall be done to you,
you deceitful tongue?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 120:4 - A warrior’s sharp arrows,
with glowing coals of the broom tree!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 120:5 - Woe to me, that I sojourn in Meshech,
that I dwell among the tents of Kedar!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 120:6 - Too long have I had my dwelling
among those who hate peace.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 120:7 - I am for peace,
but when I speak, they are for war!

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