Parallel Bible results for Psalm 120

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Psalm 120

BBE 1 <A Song of the going up.> In my trouble my cry went up to the Lord, and he gave me an answer. NIV 1 I call on the LORD in my distress, and he answers me. BBE 2 O Lord, be the saviour of my soul from false lips, and from the tongue of deceit. NIV 2 Save me, O LORD, from lying lips and from deceitful tongues. BBE 3 What punishment will he give you? what more will he do to you, you false tongue? NIV 3 What will he do to you, and what more besides, O deceitful tongue? BBE 4 Sharp arrows of the strong, and burning fire. NIV 4 He will punish you with a warrior's sharp arrows, with burning coals of the broom tree. BBE 5 Sorrow is mine because I am strange in Meshech, and living in the tents of Kedar. NIV 5 Woe to me that I dwell in Meshech, that I live among the tents of Kedar! BBE 6 My soul has long been living with the haters of peace. NIV 6 Too long have I lived among those who hate peace. BBE 7 I am for peace: but when I say so, they are for war. NIV 7 I am a man of peace; but when I speak, they are for war.