Psalm 140 - Interlinear Bible


Prayer for Protection against the Wicked.

1 Rescue me, O LORD, from evil men ; Preserve me from violent men
2 Who devise evil things in their hearts ; They continually * stir up wars.
.Wr.Wg'y ~w{y -l'K bel.B tw{['r .Wb.v'x r,v]a ? tw{m'x.lim
3 They sharpen their tongues as a serpent ; Poison of a viper is under their lips. Selah.
t;x;T b.Wv.k;[<05919'> t;m]x v'x'n -w{m.K ~'nw{v.l .Wn]n'v ? h'l,s w{myet'p.f
4 Keep me, O LORD, from the hands of the wicked ; Preserve me from violent men Who have purposed to trip up my feet.
~yis'm]x vyiaem ['v'r yedyim h'wh.y yiner.m'v ? y'm'[.P tw{x.dil .Wb.v'x r,v]a yiner.c.niT
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.
t,v,r .Wf.r'P ~yil'b]x;w yil x;P ~yiaeg -.Wn.m'j ? h'l,s yil -.Wt'v ~yiv.q{m l'G.[;m -d;y.l
6 I said to the LORD, "You are my God ; Give ear, O LORD, to the voice of my supplications.
h'wh.y h'nyiz]a;h h'T'a yilea h'why;l yiT.r;m'a ? y'n.Wn]x;T lw{q
7 "O GOD the Lord, the strength of my salvation, You have covered my head in the day of battle.
yiva{r.l h't{K;s yit'[.Wv.y z{[ y'n{d]a hiw{h.y ? q,v'n ~w{y.B
8 "Do not grant, O LORD, the desires of the wicked ; Do not promote his evil device, that they not be exalted. Selah.
qep'T -l;a w{m'm.z ['v'r yeY;w]a;m h'wh.y !eTiT -l;a ? h'l,s .Wm.Wr'y
9 "As for the head of those who surround me, May the mischief of their lips cover them.
w{m.WS;k.y w{myet'p.f l;m][ y'Bis.m va{r
10 "May burning coals fall upon them; May they be cast into the fire, Into deep pits from which they cannot rise.
tw{r{m]h;m.B ~eliP;y vea'B ~yil'x,G ~,hyel][ .Wjyim'y ? .Wm.Wq'y -l;B
11 "May a slanderer * not be established in the earth ; May evil hunt the violent man speedily."
12 I know that the LORD will maintain the cause of the afflicted And justice for the poor.
j;P.vim yin'[ !yiD h'wh.y h,f][;y -yiK 'T.[;d'y ? ~yin{y.b,a
13 Surely the righteous will give thanks to Your name ; The upright will dwell in Your presence.
~yir'v.y .Wb.vey '$,m.vil .Wdw{y ~yiqyiD;c .$;a ? '$y,n'P -t,a