Psalms 140

<> Deliver me, O LORD, from the evil man; preserve me from the man of Violence. Who devise evil in [their] heart; they are continually gathered together [for] war. They have sharpened their tongue like a serpent; adders' poison [is] under their lips. Selah. Keep me, O LORD, from the hands of the wicked; preserve me from the man of violence, who have purposed to overthrow my steps. The proud have hid a snare for me and cords; they have spread a net; on the path they have set snares for me. Selah. I said unto the LORD, Thou [art] my God: hear the voice of my supplications, O LORD. O GOD the Lord, the strength of my saving health, cover thou my head in the day of battle. Grant not, O LORD, the desires of the wicked; do not further his [wicked] thought [lest] they exalt themselves. Selah. [As for] the head of those that compass me about, let the perversion of their own lips cover them. 10 Let burning coals fall upon them; let them be cast into the fire, into deep pits, that they not rise up again. 11 The man [with an evil] tongue shall not be established in the earth; evil shall hunt the man of violence to overthrow [him]. 12 I know that the LORD will effect the judgment of the poor [and] the judgment of the destitute. 13 Surely the righteous shall give thanks unto thy name; the upright shall dwell in thy presence.:
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