Rescue me from evil people, LORD! Guard me from violent people
References for Psalms 140:1
who plot evil things in their hearts, who pick fights every single day!
They sharpen their tongues like a snake's; spider poison is on their lips. Selah
References for Psalms 140:3
Protect me from the power of the wicked, LORD! Guard me from violent people who plot to trip me up!
Arrogant people have laid a trap for me with ropes. They've spread out a net alongside the road. They've set snares for me. Selah
I tell the LORD, "You are my God! Listen to my request for mercy, LORD!"
My LORD God, my strong saving help— you've protected my head on the day of battle.