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Psalm 140


Psalm 140:1 Rescue me, O Lord, from evil men; Preserve me from violent men
Psalm 140:2 Who devise evil things in their hearts; They continually stir up wars.
Psalm 140:3 They sharpen their tongues as a serpent; Poison of a viper is under their lips. Selah.
Psalm 140:4 Keep me, O Lord, from the hands of the wicked; Preserve me from violent men Who have purposed to trip up my feet.
Psalm 140:5 The proud have hidden a trap for me, and cords; They have spread a net by the wayside; They have set snares for me. Selah.
Psalm 140:6 I said to the Lord," You are my God; Give ear, O Lord, to the voice of my supplications.
Psalm 140:7 "O God the Lord, the strength of my salvation, You have covered my head in the day of battle.
Psalm 140:8 "Do not grant, O Lord, the desires of the wicked; Do not promote his evil device, that they not be exalted. Selah.
Psalm 140:9 "As for the head of those who surround me, May the mischief of their lips cover them.
Psalm 140:10 "May burning coals fall upon them; May they be cast into the fire, Into deep pits from which they cannot rise.
Psalm 140:11 "May a slanderer not be established in the earth; May evil hunt the violent man speedily."
Psalm 140:12 I know that the Lord will maintain the cause of the afflicted And justice for the poor.
Psalm 140:13 Surely the righteous will give thanks to Your name; The upright will dwell in Your presence.



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Psalm 140:1 Deliver me, O LORD, from the evil man: preserve me from the violent man; Psalm 140:1 Rescue me, O Lord, from evil men; Preserve me from violent men Psalm 140:1 εἰς τὸ τέλος ψαλμὸς τῷ Δαυιδ
Psalm 140:2 Which imagine mischiefs in their heart; continually are they gathered together for war. Psalm 140:2 Who devise evil things in their hearts; They continually stir up wars. Psalm 140:2 ἐξελοῦ με κύριε ἐξ ἀνθρώπου πονηροῦ ἀπὸ ἀνδρὸς ἀδίκου ῥῦσαί με
Psalm 140:3 They have sharpened their tongues like a serpent; adders' poison is under their lips. Selah. Psalm 140:3 They sharpen their tongues as a serpent; Poison of a viper is under their lips. Selah. Psalm 140:3 οἵτινες ἐλογίσαντο ἀδικίας ἐν καρδίᾳ ὅλην τὴν ἡμέραν παρετάσσοντο πολέμους
Psalm 140:4 Keep me, O LORD, from the hands of the wicked; preserve me from the violent man; who have purposed to overthrow my goings. Psalm 140:4 Keep me, O Lord, from the hands of the wicked; Preserve me from violent men Who have purposed to trip up my feet. Psalm 140:4 ἠκόνησαν γλῶσσαν αὐτῶν ὡσεὶ ὄφεως ἰὸς ἀσπίδων ὑπὸ τὰ χείλη αὐτῶν διάψαλμα
Psalm 140:5 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. Psalm 140:5 The proud have hidden a trap for me, and cords; They have spread a net by the wayside; They have set snares for me. Selah. Psalm 140:5 φύλαξόν με κύριε ἐκ χειρὸς ἁμαρτωλοῦ ἀπὸ ἀνθρώπων ἀδίκων ἐξελοῦ με οἵτινες ἐλογίσαντο ὑποσκελίσαι τὰ διαβήματά μου
Psalm 140:6 I said unto the LORD, Thou art my God: hear the voice of my supplications, O LORD. Psalm 140:6 I said to the Lord," You are my God; Give ear, O Lord, to the voice of my supplications. Psalm 140:6 ἔκρυψαν ὑπερήφανοι παγίδα μοι καὶ σχοινία διέτειναν παγίδας τοῖς ποσίν μου ἐχόμενα τρίβου σκάνδαλον ἔθεντό μοι διάψαλμα
Psalm 140:7 O GOD the Lord, the strength of my salvation, thou hast covered my head in the day of battle. Psalm 140:7 "O God the Lord, the strength of my salvation, You have covered my head in the day of battle. Psalm 140:7 εἶπα τῷ κυρίῳ θεός μου εἶ σύ ἐνώτισαι κύριε τὴν φωνὴν τῆς δεήσεώς μου
Psalm 140:8 Grant not, O LORD, the desires of the wicked: further not his wicked device; lest they exalt themselves. Selah. Psalm 140:8 "Do not grant, O Lord, the desires of the wicked; Do not promote his evil device, that they not be exalted. Selah. Psalm 140:8 κύριε κύριε δύναμις τῆς σωτηρίας μου ἐπεσκίασας ἐπὶ τὴν κεφαλήν μου ἐν ἡμέρᾳ πολέμου
Psalm 140:9 As for the head of those that compass me about, let the mischief of their own lips cover them. Psalm 140:9 "As for the head of those who surround me, May the mischief of their lips cover them. Psalm 140:9 μὴ παραδῷς με κύριε ἀπὸ τῆς ἐπιθυμίας μου ἁμαρτωλῷ διελογίσαντο κατ᾽ ἐμοῦ μὴ ἐγκαταλίπῃς με μήποτε ὑψωθῶσιν διάψαλμα
Psalm 140:10 Let burning coals fall upon them: let them be cast into the fire; into deep pits, that they rise not up again. Psalm 140:10 "May burning coals fall upon them; May they be cast into the fire, Into deep pits from which they cannot rise. Psalm 140:10 ἡ κεφαλὴ τοῦ κυκλώματος αὐτῶν κόπος τῶν χειλέων αὐτῶν καλύψει αὐτούς
Psalm 140:11 Let not an evil speaker be established in the earth: evil shall hunt the violent man to overthrow him. Psalm 140:11 "May a slanderer not be established in the earth; May evil hunt the violent man speedily." Psalm 140:11 πεσοῦνται ἐπ᾽ αὐτοὺς ἄνθρακες ἐν πυρὶ καταβαλεῖς αὐτούς ἐν ταλαιπωρίαις οὐ μὴ ὑποστῶσιν
Psalm 140:12 I know that the LORD will maintain the cause of the afflicted, and the right of the poor. Psalm 140:12 I know that the Lord will maintain the cause of the afflicted And justice for the poor. Psalm 140:12 ἀνὴρ γλωσσώδης οὐ κατευθυνθήσεται ἐπὶ τῆς γῆς ἄνδρα ἄδικον κακὰ θηρεύσει εἰς διαφθοράν
Psalm 140:13 Surely the righteous shall give thanks unto thy name: the upright shall dwell in thy presence. Psalm 140:13 Surely the righteous will give thanks to Your name; The upright will dwell in Your presence. Psa:140:13:ἔγνων ὅτι ποιήσει κύριος τὴν κρίσιν τοῦ πτωχοῦ καὶ τὴν δίκην τῶν πενήτων Psalm 139:14 πλὴν δίκαιοι ἐξομολογήσονται τῷ ὀνόματί σου καὶ κατοικήσουσιν εὐθεῖς σὺν τῷ προσώπῳ σου

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