Parallel Bible results for Psalm 140

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Psalm 140

NKJV 1 To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David. Deliver me, O Lord, from evil men; Preserve me from violent men, NIV 1 Rescue me, O LORD, from evil men; protect me from men of violence, NKJV 2 Who plan evil things in their hearts; They continually gather together for war. NIV 2 who devise evil plans in their hearts and stir up war every day. NKJV 3 They sharpen their tongues like a serpent; The poison of asps is under their lips. Selah NIV 3 They make their tongues as sharp as a serpent's; the poison of vipers is on their lips. "Selah" NKJV 4 Keep me, O Lord, from the hands of the wicked; Preserve me from violent men, Who have purposed to make my steps stumble. NIV 4 Keep me, O LORD, from the hands of the wicked; protect me from men of violence who plan to trip my feet. NKJV 5 The proud have hidden a snare for me, and cords; They have spread a net by the wayside; They have set traps for me. Selah NIV 5 Proud men have hidden a snare for me; they have spread out the cords of their net and have set traps for me along my path. "Selah" NKJV 6 I said to the Lord: "You are my God; Hear the voice of my supplications, O Lord. NIV 6 O LORD, I say to you, "You are my God." Hear, O LORD, my cry for mercy. NKJV 7 O God the Lord, the strength of my salvation, You have covered my head in the day of battle. NIV 7 O Sovereign LORD, my strong deliverer, who shields my head in the day of battle-- NKJV 8 Do not grant, O Lord, the desires of the wicked; Do not further his wicked scheme, Lest they be exalted. Selah NIV 8 do not grant the wicked their desires, O LORD; do not let their plans succeed, or they will become proud. "Selah" NKJV 9 "As for the head of those who surround me, Let the evil of their lips cover them; NIV 9 Let the heads of those who surround me be covered with the trouble their lips have caused. NKJV 10 Let burning coals fall upon them; Let them be cast into the fire, Into deep pits, that they rise not up again. NIV 10 Let burning coals fall upon them; may they be thrown into the fire, into miry pits, never to rise. NKJV 11 Let not a slanderer be established in the earth; Let evil hunt the violent man to overthrow him." NIV 11 Let slanderers not be established in the land; may disaster hunt down men of violence. NKJV 12 I know that the Lord will maintain The cause of the afflicted, And justice for the poor. NIV 12 I know that the LORD secures justice for the poor and upholds the cause of the needy. NKJV 13 Surely the righteous shall give thanks to Your name; The upright shall dwell in Your presence. NIV 13 Surely the righteous will praise your name and the upright will live before you.