Parallel Bible results for Psalm 140

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Psalm 140

NLT 1 O , rescue me from evil people. Protect me from those who are violent, NIV 1 Rescue me, O LORD, from evil men; protect me from men of violence, NLT 2 those who plot evil in their hearts and stir up trouble all day long. NIV 2 who devise evil plans in their hearts and stir up war every day. NLT 3 Their tongues sting like a snake; the venom of a viper drips from their lips. Interlude NIV 3 They make their tongues as sharp as a serpent's; the poison of vipers is on their lips. "Selah" NLT 4 O , keep me out of the hands of the wicked. Protect me from those who are violent, for they are plotting against me. NIV 4 Keep me, O LORD, from the hands of the wicked; protect me from men of violence who plan to trip my feet. NLT 5 The proud have set a trap to catch me; they have stretched out a net; they have placed traps all along the way. Interlude 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" NLT 6 I said to the , “You are my God!” Listen, O , to my cries for mercy! NIV 6 O LORD, I say to you, "You are my God." Hear, O LORD, my cry for mercy. NLT 7 O Sovereign , the strong one who rescued me, you protected me on the day of battle. NIV 7 O Sovereign LORD, my strong deliverer, who shields my head in the day of battle-- NLT 8 , do not let evil people have their way. Do not let their evil schemes succeed, or they will become proud. Interlude NIV 8 do not grant the wicked their desires, O LORD; do not let their plans succeed, or they will become proud. "Selah" NLT 9 Let my enemies be destroyed by the very evil they have planned for me. NIV 9 Let the heads of those who surround me be covered with the trouble their lips have caused. NLT 10 Let burning coals fall down on their heads. Let them be thrown into the fire or into watery pits from which they can’t escape. NIV 10 Let burning coals fall upon them; may they be thrown into the fire, into miry pits, never to rise. NLT 11 Don’t let liars prosper here in our land. Cause great disasters to fall on the violent. NIV 11 Let slanderers not be established in the land; may disaster hunt down men of violence. NLT 12 But I know the will help those they persecute; he will give justice to the poor. NIV 12 I know that the LORD secures justice for the poor and upholds the cause of the needy. NLT 13 Surely righteous people are praising your name; the godly will live in your presence. NIV 13 Surely the righteous will praise your name and the upright will live before you.