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Psalm 140 :: New English Translation (NET)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 140:1 - O LORD, rescue me from wicked men! Protect me from violent men,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 140:2 - who plan ways to harm me. All day long they stir up conflict.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 140:3 - Their tongues wound like a serpent; a viper's venom is behind their lips. (Selah)
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 140:4 - O LORD, shelter me from the power of the wicked! Protect me from violent men, who plan to knock me over.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 140:5 - Proud men hide a snare for me; evil men spread a net by the path; they set traps for me. (Selah)
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 140:6 - I say to the LORD, "You are my God." O LORD, pay attention to my plea for mercy!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 140:7 - O sovereign LORD, my strong deliverer, you shield my head in the day of battle.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 140:8 - O LORD, do not let the wicked have their way! Do not allow their plan to succeed when they attack! (Selah)
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 140:9 - As for the heads of those who surround me - may the harm done by their lips overwhelm them!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 140:10 - May he rain down fiery coals upon them! May he throw them into the fire! From bottomless pits they will not escape.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 140:11 - A slanderer will not endure on the earth; calamity will hunt down a violent man and strike him down.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 140:12 - I know that the LORD defends the cause of the oppressed and vindicates the poor.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 140:13 - Certainly the godly will give thanks to your name; the morally upright will live in your presence.

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