Deliver me from my enemies, O God;1 protect me from those who rise up against me.22
Deliver me from evildoers3 and save me from bloodthirsty men.43
See how they lie in wait for me! Fierce men conspire5 against me for no offense or sin of mine, O LORD.
I have done no wrong,6 yet they are ready to attack me.7 Arise to help me; look on my plight!85
O LORD God Almighty, the God of Israel,9 rouse yourself10 to punish all the nations;11 show no mercy to wicked traitors.12 "Selah"
They return at evening, snarling like dogs,13 and prowl about the city.
See what they spew from their mouths14-- they spew out swords15 from their lips, and they say, "Who can hear us?"168
But you, O LORD, laugh at them;17 you scoff at all those nations.189
O my Strength,19 I watch for you; you, O God, are my fortress,20