A song of ascents.

Prayer for Deliverance from Enemies

1 In my distress I called to Yahweh, and he answered me.

References for Psalms 120:1

    • a 120:1 - The Hebrew Bible counts the superscription as the first verse of the psalm
      2 "Deliver my life, O Yahweh, from lying lips, from a deceitful tongue."
      3 What shall be given to you, and what more shall be done to you, deceitful tongue?

      References for Psalms 120:3

        • b 120:3 - That is, by God against the false accuser
          4 [The] sharpened arrows of a warrior, with burning charcoals from broom trees.
          5 Woe to me, that I sojourn in Meshech, [that] I dwell among the tents of Kedar.
          6 Too long my soul has had its dwelling near [one who] hates peace.
          7 I [am for] peace, but when I speak, they [are] for war.