Psalms

Psalms


140:001 Deliver me, O Lord, from the evil man: preserve me from the violent man;
140:002 Which imagine mischiefs in their heart; continually are they gathered together for war.
140:003 They have sharpened their tongues like a serpent; adders’ poison is under their lips. Selah.
140:004 Keep me, O Lord, from the hands of the wicked; preserve me from the violent man; who have purposed to overthrow my goings.
140:005 The proud have hid a snare for me, and cords; they have spread a net by the wayside; they have set gins for me. Selah.
140:006 I said unto the Lord, Thou art my God: hear the voice of my supplications, O Lord.
140:007 O GOD the Lord, the strength of my salvation, thou hast covered my head in the day of battle.
140:008 Grant not, O Lord, the desires of the wicked: further not his wicked device; lest they exalt themselves. Selah.
140:009 As for the head of those that compass me about, let the mischief of their own lips cover them.
140:010 Let burning coals fall upon them: let them be cast into the fire; into deep pits, that they rise not up again.
140:011 Let not an evil speaker be established in the earth: evil shall hunt the violent man to overthrow him.
140:012 I know that the Lord will maintain the cause of the afflicted, and the right of the poor.
140:013 Surely the righteous shall give thanks unto thy name: the upright shall dwell in thy presence.