The Darby Bible
Psalms, Chapter 109

   1: (To the chief Musician. Of David. A Psalm.) O God of my praise, be not silent:
   2: For the mouth of the wicked [man] and the mouth of deceit are opened against me: they have spoken against me with a lying tongue,
   3: And with words of hatred have they encompassed me; and they fight against me without a cause.
   4: For my love they are mine adversaries; but I [give myself unto] prayer.
   5: And they have rewarded me evil for good, and hatred for my love.
   6: Set a wicked [man] over him, and let [the] adversary stand at his right hand;
   7: When he shall be judged, let him go out guilty, and let his prayer become sin;
   8: Let his days be few, let another take his office;
   9: Let his sons be fatherless, and his wife a widow;
   10: Let his sons be vagabonds and beg, and let them seek [their bread] far from their desolate places;
   11: Let the usurer cast the net over all that he hath, and let strangers despoil his labour;
   12: Let there be none to extend kindness unto him, neither let there be any to favour his fatherless children;
   13: Let his posterity be cut off; in the generation following let their name be blotted out:
   14: Let the iniquity of his fathers be remembered with Jehovah, and let not the sin of his mother be blotted out;
   15: Let them be before Jehovah continually, that he may cut off the memory of them from the earth:
   16: Because he remembered not to shew kindness, but persecuted the afflicted and needy man, and the broken in heart, to slay him.
   17: And he loved cursing; so let it come unto him. And he delighted not in blessing; and let it be far from him.
   18: And he clothed himself with cursing like his vestment; so let it come into his bowels like water, and like oil into his bones;
   19: Let it be unto him as a garment with which he covereth himself, and for a girdle wherewith he is constantly girded.
   20: Let this be the reward of mine adversaries from Jehovah, and of them that speak evil against my soul.
   21: But do thou for me, Jehovah, Lord, for thy name's sake; because thy loving-kindness is good, deliver me:
   22: For I am afflicted and needy, and my heart is wounded within me.
   23: I am gone like a shadow when it lengtheneth; I am tossed about like the locust;
   24: My knees are failing through fasting, and my flesh hath lost its fatness;
   25: And I am become a reproach unto them; [when] they look upon me they shake their heads.
   26: Help me, Jehovah my God; save me according to thy loving-kindness:
   27: That they may know that this is thy hand; that thou, Jehovah, hast done it.
   28: Let them curse, but bless thou; when they rise up, let them be ashamed, and let thy servant rejoice.
   29: Let mine adversaries be clothed with confusion, and let them cover themselves with their shame as with a mantle.
   30: I will greatly celebrate Jehovah with my mouth; yea, I will praise him among the multitude.
   31: For he standeth at the right hand of the needy, to save him from those that judge his soul.

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