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Psalm 120 ASV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 In my distress I cried unto Jehovah, And he answered me. 1 I call on the LORD in my distress, and he answers me.
2 Deliver my soul, O Jehovah, from lying lips, [And] from a deceitful tongue. 2 Save me, O LORD, from lying lips and from deceitful tongues.
3 What shall be given unto thee, and what shall be done more unto thee, Thou deceitful tongue? 3 What will he do to you, and what more besides, O deceitful tongue?
4 Sharp arrows of the mighty, With coals of juniper. 4 He will punish you with a warrior's sharp arrows, with burning coals of the broom tree.
5 Woe is me, that I sojourn in Meshech, That I dwell among the tents of Kedar! 5 Woe to me that I dwell in Meshech, that I live among the tents of Kedar!
6 My soul hath long had her dwelling With him that hateth peace. 6 Too long have I lived among those who hate peace.
7 I am [for] peace: But when I speak, they are for war. 7 I am a man of peace; but when I speak, they are for war.