The Darby Bible
Psalms, Chapter 140

   1: (To the chief Musician. A Psalm of David.) Free me, O Jehovah, from the evil man; preserve me from the violent man:
   2: Who devise mischiefs in [their] heart; every day are they banded together for war.
   3: They sharpen their tongues like a serpent; adders' poison is under their lips. Selah.
   4: Keep me, O Jehovah, from the hands of the wicked [man], preserve me from the violent man, who devise to overthrow my steps.
   5: The proud have hidden a snare for me, and cords; they have spread a net by the way-side; they have set traps for me. Selah.
   6: I have said unto Jehovah, Thou art my God: give ear, O Jehovah, to the voice of my supplications.
   7: Jehovah, the Lord, is the strength of my salvation: thou hast covered my head in the day of battle.
   8: Grant not, O Jehovah, the desire of the wicked; further not his device: they would exalt themselves. Selah.
   9: [As for] the head of those that encompass me, let the mischief of their own lips cover them.
   10: Let burning coals fall on them; let them be cast into the fire; into deep waters, that they rise not up again.
   11: Let not the man of [evil] tongue be established in the earth: evil shall hunt the man of violence to [his] ruin.
   12: I know that Jehovah will maintain the cause of the afflicted one, the right of the needy.
   13: Yea, the righteous shall give thanks unto thy name; the upright shall dwell in thy presence.

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