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Psalm 140:7-13 NIV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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7 O Sovereign LORD, my strong deliverer, who shields my head in the day of battle-- 7 O Sovereign LORD, my strong deliverer, who shields my head in the day of battle--
8 do not grant the wicked their desires, O LORD; do not let their plans succeed, or they will become proud. "Selah" 8 do not grant the wicked their desires, O LORD; do not let their plans succeed, or they will become proud. "Selah"
9 Let the heads of those who surround me be covered with the trouble their lips have caused. 9 Let the heads of those who surround me be covered with the trouble their lips have caused.
10 Let burning coals fall upon them; may they be thrown into the fire, into miry pits, never to rise. 10 Let burning coals fall upon them; may they be thrown into the fire, into miry pits, never to rise.
11 Let slanderers not be established in the land; may disaster hunt down men of violence. 11 Let slanderers not be established in the land; may disaster hunt down men of violence.
12 I know that the LORD secures justice for the poor and upholds the cause of the needy. 12 I know that the LORD secures justice for the poor and upholds the cause of the needy.
13 Surely the righteous will praise your name and the upright will live before you. 13 Surely the righteous will praise your name and the upright will live before you.