11Rescue me, O LORD, from evilmen ; Preserve me from 2violentmen2Who3deviseevilthings in their hearts ; They 4continuallystir up wars.
They 5sharpen their tongues as a serpent ; 6Poison of a viper is under their lips. aSelah.
47Keep me, O LORD, from the hands of the wicked ; 8Preserve me from violentmenWho have bpurposed to c9trip up my feet.
The proud have 10hidden a trap for me, and cords ; They have spread a 11net by the dwayside ; They have set12snares for me. Selah.
I 13said to the LORD, "You are my God ; 14Giveear, O LORD, to the 15voice of my supplications.
"O eGOD the Lord, 16the strength of my salvation, You have 17covered my head in the day of fbattle.
"Do not grant, O LORD, the 18desires of the wicked ; Do not promote19his evil device, that they not be exalted. Selah.
"As for the head of those who surround me, May the 20mischief of their lipscover them.
"May 21burningcoalsfall upon them; May they be 22cast into the fire, Into gdeeppits from which they 23cannotrise.
"May a hslanderer not be established in the earth ; 24May evilhunt the violentmanispeedily."
I know that the LORD will 25maintain the cause of the afflicted And 26justice for the poor.
13Surely the 27righteous will givethanks to Your name ; The 28upright will dwell in Your presence.