Psalm 120 NKJV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 A Song of Ascents. In my distress I cried to the Lord, And He heard me. 1 I call on the LORD in my distress, and he answers me.
2 Deliver my soul, O Lord, 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 to you, Or what shall be done to you, You false tongue? 3 What will he do to you, and what more besides, O deceitful tongue?
4 Sharp arrows of the warrior, With coals of the broom tree! 4 He will punish you with a warrior's sharp arrows, with burning coals of the broom tree.
5 Woe is me, that I dwell 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 has dwelt too long With one who hates 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.