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Psalm 140 :: Young's Literal Translation (YLT)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 140:1 - To the Overseer. -- A Psalm of David. Deliver me, O Jehovah, from an evil man, From one of violence Thou keepest me.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 140:2 - Who have devised evils in the heart, All the day they assemble for wars.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 140:3 - They sharpened their tongue as a serpent, Poison of an adder is under their lips. Selah.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 140:4 - Preserve me, Jehovah, from the hands of the wicked, From one of violence Thou keepest me, Who have devised to overthrow my steps.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 140:5 - The proud hid a snare for me -- and cords, They spread a net by the side of the path, Snares they have set for me. Selah.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 140:6 - I have said to Jehovah, 'My God art Thou, Hear, Jehovah, the voice of my supplications.'

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 140:7 - O Jehovah, my Lord, strength of my salvation, Thou hast covered my head in the day of armour.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 140:8 - Grant not, O Jehovah, the desires of the wicked, His wicked device bring not forth, They are high. Selah.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 140:9 - The chief of my surrounders, The perverseness of their lips covereth them.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 140:10 - They cause to fall on themselves burning coals, Into fire He doth cast them, Into deep pits -- they arise not.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 140:11 - A talkative man is not established in the earth, One of violence -- evil hunteth to overflowing.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 140:12 - I have known that Jehovah doth execute The judgment of the afflicted, The judgment of the needy.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 140:13 - Only -- the righteous give thanks to Thy name, The upright do dwell with Thy presence!
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The Young's Literal Translation was translated by Robert Young, who believed in a strictly literal translation of God's word. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.

 
 
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