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Psalm 35 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:1 - By David. Contend, LORD, with those who contend with me. Fight against those who fight against me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:2 - Take hold of shield and buckler, And stand up for my help.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:3 - Brandish the spear and block those who pursue me. Tell my soul, "I am your yeshu`ah."
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:4 - Let those who seek after my soul be disappointed and brought to dishonor. Let those who plot my ruin be turned back and confounded.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:5 - Let them be as chaff before the wind, The LORD's angel driving them on.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:6 - Let their way be dark and slippery, The LORD's angel pursuing them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:7 - For without cause they have hidden their net in a pit for me. Without cause they have dug a pit for my soul.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:8 - Let destruction come on him unawares. Let his net that he has hidden catch himself. Let him fall into that destruction.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:9 - My soul shall be joyful in the LORD. It shall rejoice in his yeshu`ah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:10 - All my bones shall say, "LORD, who is like you, Who delivers the poor from him who is too strong for him, Yes, the poor and the needy from him who robs him?"
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:11 - Unrighteous witnesses rise up. They ask me about things that I don't know about.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:12 - They reward me evil for good, To the bereaving of my soul.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:13 - But as for me, when they were sick, my clothing was sackcloth. I afflicted my soul with fasting. My prayer returned into my own bosom.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:14 - I behaved myself as though it had been my friend or my brother. I bowed down mourning, as one who mourns his mother.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:15 - But in my adversity, they rejoiced, and gathered themselves together. The attackers gathered themselves together against me, and I didn't know it. They tore at me, and didn't cease.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:16 - Like the profane mockers in feasts, They gnashed their teeth at me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:17 - Lord, how long will you look on? Rescue my soul from their destruction, My precious life from the lions.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:18 - I will give you thanks in the great assembly. I will praise you among many people.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:19 - Don't let those who are my enemies wrongfully rejoice over me; Neither let them wink with the eye who hate me without a cause.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:20 - For they don't speak shalom, But they devise deceitful words against those who are quiet in the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:21 - Yes, they opened their mouth wide against me. They said, "Aha! Aha! Our eye has seen it!"
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:22 - You have seen it, LORD. Don't keep silent. Lord, don't be far from me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:23 - Wake up! Rise up to defend me, my God! My Lord, contend for me!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:24 - Vindicate me, LORD my God, according to your righteousness; Don't let them gloat over me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:25 - Don't let them say in their heart, "Aha! That's the way we want it!" Don't let them say, "We have swallowed him up!"
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:26 - Let them be disappointed and confounded together who rejoice at my calamity. Let them be clothed with shame and dishonor who magnify themselves against me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:27 - Let them shout for joy and be glad, who favor my righteous cause. Yes, let them say continually, "The LORD be magnified, Who has pleasure in the prosperity of his servant!"
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:28 - My tongue shall talk about your righteousness and about your praise all day long.

The Hebrew Names Version is based off the World English Bible, an update of the American Standard Version of 1901. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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