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Psalm 140:1 NAS

Prayer for Protection against the Wicked.

1 1Rescue me, O LORD, from evil men; Preserve me from 2violent men

References for Psalms 140:1

Study tools for Psalm 140:1

  • a 140:3 - "Selah" may mean: "Pause, Crescendo" or "Musical interlude"
  • b 140:4 - Or "devised"
  • c 140:4 - Lit "push violently"
  • d 140:5 - Lit "track"
  • e 140:7 - Heb "YHWH," usually rendered LORD
  • f 140:7 - Lit "weapons"
  • g 140:10 - Lit "watery"
  • h 140:11 - Lit "man of tongue"
  • i 140:11 - Lit "thrust upon thrust"