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Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness.

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Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one's mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

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Psalm 140 :: Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 140:1 - To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David. Deliver me, O LORD, from evil men; preserve me from violent men,

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 140:2 - who plan evil things in their heart, and stir up wars continually.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 140:3 - They make their tongue sharp as a serpent's, and under their lips is the poison of vipers. Selah

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 140:4 - Guard me, O LORD, from the hands of the wicked; preserve me from violent men, who have planned to trip up my feet.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 140:5 - Arrogant men have hidden a trap for me, and with cords they have spread a net, by the wayside they have set snares for me. Selah

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 140:6 - I say to the LORD, Thou art my God; give ear to the voice of my supplications, O LORD!

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 140:7 - O LORD, my Lord, my strong deliverer, thou hast covered my head in the day of battle.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 140:8 - Grant not, O LORD, the desires of the wicked; do not further his evil plot! Selah

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 140:9 - Those who surround me lift up their head, let the mischief of their lips overwhelm them!

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 140:10 - Let burning coals fall upon them! Let them be cast into pits, no more to rise!

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 140:11 - Let not the slanderer be established in the land; let evil hunt down the violent man speedily!

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 140:12 - I know that the LORD maintains the cause of the afflicted, and executes justice for the needy.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 140:13 - Surely the righteous shall give thanks to thy name; the upright shall dwell in thy presence.
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Source: Transcribed from: The Holy Bible: Revised Standard Version containing the Old and New Testaments, translated from the original tongues: being the version set forth A.D. 1611, revised A.D. 1881-1885 and A.D. 1901: compared with the most ancient authorities and revised A.D. 1946-52. — 2nd ed. of New Testament A.D. 1971. There should be enough in the rest of the description to identify the text.

Language: English

Availability: Freely available for non-commercial use provided that this header is included in its entirety with any copy distributed.

 
 
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