Psalm 109 NAS

Vengeance Invoked upon Adversaries.

1 O 1God of my praise, 2Do not be silent!

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2 For they have opened the awicked and 3deceitful mouth against me; They have spoken bagainst me with a 4lying tongue.

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    • Ռ 109:2 - Lit "wicked mouth and the deceitful"
    • Ս 109:2 - Lit "with"
      3 They have also surrounded me with words of hatred, And fought against me 5without cause.

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      4 In return 6for my love they act as my accusers; But 7I am in prayer.

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      5 Thus they have c8repaid me evil for good And 9hatred for my love.

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        • Վ 109:5 - Lit "laid upon me"
          6 Appoint a wicked man over him, And let an d10accuser stand at his right hand.

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            • Տ 109:6 - Or "adversary, Satan"
              7 When he is judged, let him 11come forth guilty, And let his 12prayer become sin.

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              8 Let 13his days be few; Let 14another take his office.

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              9 Let his 15children be fatherless And his 16wife a widow.

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              10 Let his 17children wander about and beg; And let them 18seek sustenance efar from their ruined homes.

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                • Ր 109:10 - Or "out of their desolate places"
                  11 Let 19the creditor fseize all that he has, And let 20strangers plunder the product of his labor.

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                    • Ց 109:11 - Lit "ensnare, strike at"
                      12 Let there be none to g21extend lovingkindness to him, Nor 22any to be gracious to his fatherless children.

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                          13 Let his 23posterity be hcut off; In a following generation let their 24name be blotted out.

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                            • Փ 109:13 - Lit "for cutting off"
                              14 Let 25the iniquity of his fathers be remembered ibefore the LORD, And do not let the sin of his mother be 26blotted out.

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                              15 Let 27them be before the LORD continually, That He may 28cut off their memory from the earth;

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                              16 Because he did not remember to show lovingkindness, But persecuted the 29afflicted and needy man, And the 30despondent in heart, to 31put them to death.

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                              17 He also loved cursing, so 32it came to him; And he did not delight in blessing, so it was far from him.

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                              18 But he 33clothed himself with cursing as with his garment, And it 34entered into jhis body like water And like oil into his bones.

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                                • Օ 109:18 - Lit "his inward parts"
                                  19 Let it be to him as 35a garment with which he covers himself, And for a belt with which he constantly 36girds himself.

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                                  20 kLet this be the 37reward of my accusers from the LORD, And of those who 38speak evil against my soul.

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                                  21 But You, O lGOD, the Lord, deal kindly with me 39for Your name's sake; Because 40Your lovingkindness is good, deliver me;

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                                    • ՗ 109:21 - Heb "YHWH," usually rendered LORD
                                      22 For 41I am afflicted and needy, And mmy heart is 42wounded within me.

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                                        • ՘ 109:22 - Lit "one has pierced my heart within me"
                                          23 I am passing 43like a shadow when it lengthens; I am shaken off 44like the locust.

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                                          24 My 45knees nare weak from 46fasting, And my flesh has grown lean, without fatness.

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                                          25 I also have become a 47reproach to them; When they see me, they 48wag their head.

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                                          26 49Help me, O LORD my God; Save me according to Your lovingkindness.

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                                          27 oAnd let them 50know that this is Your hand; You, LORD, have done it.

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                                            • ՚ 109:27 - Or "That they may know"
                                              28 51Let them curse, but You bless; When they arise, they shall be ashamed, But Your 52servant shall be glad.

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                                              29 pLet 53my accusers be clothed with dishonor, And qlet them 54cover themselves with their own shame as with a robe.

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                                                • ՛ 109:29 - Or "My accusers will be"
                                                • ՜ 109:29 - Or "they will cover"
                                                  30 With my mouth I will give thanks abundantly to the LORD; And in the midst of many 55I will praise Him.

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                                                  31 For He stands 56at the right hand of the needy, To save him from those who 57judge his soul.

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