Psalm 54 KJV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Save me, O God, by thy name, and judge me by thy strength. 1 Save me, O God, by your name; vindicate me by your might.
2 Hear my prayer, O God; give ear to the words of my mouth. 2 Hear my prayer, O God; listen to the words of my mouth.
3 For strangers are risen up against me, and oppressors seek after my soul: they have not set God before them. Selah. 3 Strangers are attacking me; ruthless men seek my life-- men without regard for God. "Selah"
4 Behold, God is mine helper : the Lord is with them that uphold my soul. 4 Surely God is my help; the Lord is the one who sustains me.
5 He shall reward evil unto mine enemies : cut them off in thy truth. 5 Let evil recoil on those who slander me; in your faithfulness destroy them.
6 I will freely sacrifice unto thee: I will praise thy name, O LORD; for it is good. 6 I will sacrifice a freewill offering to you; I will praise your name, O LORD, for it is good.
7 For he hath delivered me out of all trouble: and mine eye hath seen his desire upon mine enemies . 7 For he has delivered me from all my troubles, and my eyes have looked in triumph on my foes.