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Psalm 109 :: King James Version (KJV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 109:1 - [[To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.]] Hold not thy peace, O God of my praise;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 109:2 - For the mouth of the wicked and the mouth of the deceitful are opened against me: they have spoken against me with a lying tongue.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 109:3 - They compassed me about also with words of hatred; and fought against me without a cause.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 109:4 - For my love they are my adversaries: but I give myself unto prayer.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 109:5 - And they have rewarded me evil for good, and hatred for my love.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 109:6 - Set thou a wicked man over him: and let Satan stand at his right hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 109:7 - When he shall be judged, let him be condemned: and let his prayer become sin.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 109:8 - Let his days be few; and let another take his office.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 109:9 - Let his children be fatherless, and his wife a widow.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 109:10 - Let his children be continually vagabonds, and beg: let them seek their bread also out of their desolate places.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 109:11 - Let the extortioner catch all that he hath; and let the strangers spoil his labour.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 109:12 - Let there be none to extend mercy unto him: neither let there be any to favour his fatherless children.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 109:13 - Let his posterity be cut off; and in the generation following let their name be blotted out.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 109:14 - Let the iniquity of his fathers be remembered with the LORD; and let not the sin of his mother be blotted out.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 109:15 - Let them be before the LORD continually, that he may cut off the memory of them from the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 109:16 - Because that he remembered not to shew mercy, but persecuted the poor and needy man, that he might even slay the broken in heart.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 109:17 - As he loved cursing, so let it come unto him: as he delighted not in blessing, so let it be far from him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 109:18 - As he clothed himself with cursing like as with his garment, so let it come into his bowels like water, and like oil into his bones.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 109:19 - Let it be unto him as the garment which covereth him, and for a girdle wherewith he is girded continually.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 109:20 - Let this be the reward of mine adversaries from the LORD, and of them that speak evil against my soul.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 109:21 - But do thou for me, O GOD the Lord, for thy name's sake: because thy mercy is good, deliver thou me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 109:22 - For I am poor and needy, and my heart is wounded within me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 109:23 - I am gone like the shadow when it declineth: I am tossed up and down as the locust.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 109:24 - My knees are weak through fasting; and my flesh faileth of fatness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 109:25 - I became also a reproach unto them: when they looked upon me they shaked their heads.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 109:26 - Help me, O LORD my God: O save me according to thy mercy:
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 109:27 - That they may know that this is thy hand; that thou, LORD, hast done it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 109:28 - Let them curse, but bless thou: when they arise, let them be ashamed; but let thy servant rejoice.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 109:29 - Let mine adversaries be clothed with shame, and let them cover themselves with their own confusion, as with a mantle.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 109:30 - I will greatly praise the LORD with my mouth; yea, I will praise him among the multitude.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 109:31 - For he shall stand at the right hand of the poor, to save him from those that condemn his soul.

The Authorized Version or King James Version (KJV), 1611, 1769.
Outside of the United Kingdom, the KJV is in the public domain. Within the United Kingdom, the rights to the KJV are vested in the Crown.

For more information on this translation, see the KJV Preface.


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

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