Deliver Me, O Lord
A Song of aAscents.1 In my distress I called to the Lord,
and he answered me.
2Deliver me, O Lord,
from lying lips,
from a deceitful tongue.
3 What shall be given to you,
band what more shall be done to you,
you deceitful tongue?
4 cA warrior’s dsharp arrows,
with glowing ecoals of the broom tree!
5 Woe to me, that I sojourn in fMeshech,
that I dwell among gthe tents of hKedar!
6Too long have I had my dwelling
among those who hate peace.
7 iI am for peace,
but when I speak, they are for war!
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