Prayer for Deliverance from Secret Enemies.

1 Hear my voice, O God, in 1my complaint; 2Preserve my life from dread of the enemy.

References for Psalms 64:1

    • a 64:1 - Or "concern"
      2 Hide me from the 3secret counsel of evildoers, From the tumult of 4those who do iniquity,

      References for Psalms 64:2

      3 Who 5have sharpened their tongue like a sword. They 6aimed bitter speech as their arrow,

      References for Psalms 64:3

      4 To 7shoot from concealment at the blameless; Suddenly they shoot at him, and 8do not fear.

      References for Psalms 64:4

          5 They hold fast to themselves an evil purpose; They talk of 9laying snares secretly; They say, "10Who can see them?"

          References for Psalms 64:5

            • c 64:5 - Lit "make firm"
            • d 64:5 - Lit "tell of"
              6 They devise injustices, saying, "We are ready with a well-conceived plot "; For the 11inward thought and the heart of a man are deep.

              References for Psalms 64:6

                • e 64:6 - Or "search out"
                • f 64:6 - Lit "complete"
                • g 64:6 - Or "inward part"
                • h 64:6 - Or "unsearchable"
                  7 But 12God will shoot at them with an arrow; Suddenly they will be wounded.

                  References for Psalms 64:7

                    • i 64:7 - Or "shot"
                    • j 64:7 - Or "they were wounded;" lit "their wounds occurred"
                      8 So they will 13make him stumble; 14Their own tongue is against them; All who see them will 15shake the head.

                      References for Psalms 64:8

                        • k 64:8 - Or "they make their tongue a stumbling for themselves"
                        • l 64:8 - Or "made"
                          9 Then all men will 16fear, And they will 17declare the work of God, And will consider what He has done.

                          References for Psalms 64:9

                            • m 64:9 - Or "feared"
                            • n 64:9 - Or "declared"
                            • o 64:9 - Or "considered"
                            • p 64:9 - Lit "His work"
                              10 The righteous man will be 18glad in the LORD and will 19take refuge in Him; And all the upright in heart will glory.

                              References for Psalms 64:10