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Psalm 55

NIV 1 Listen to my prayer, O God, do not ignore my plea; NIV 1 Listen to my prayer, O God, do not ignore my plea; NIV 2 hear me and answer me. My thoughts trouble me and I am distraught NIV 2 hear me and answer me. My thoughts trouble me and I am distraught NIV 3 at the voice of the enemy, at the stares of the wicked; for they bring down suffering upon me and revile me in their anger. NIV 3 at the voice of the enemy, at the stares of the wicked; for they bring down suffering upon me and revile me in their anger. NIV 4 My heart is in anguish within me; the terrors of death assail me. NIV 4 My heart is in anguish within me; the terrors of death assail me. NIV 5 Fear and trembling have beset me; horror has overwhelmed me. NIV 5 Fear and trembling have beset me; horror has overwhelmed me. NIV 6 I said, "Oh, that I had the wings of a dove! I would fly away and be at rest-- NIV 6 I said, "Oh, that I had the wings of a dove! I would fly away and be at rest-- NIV 7 I would flee far away and stay in the desert; "Selah" NIV 7 I would flee far away and stay in the desert; "Selah" NIV 8 I would hurry to my place of shelter, far from the tempest and storm." NIV 8 I would hurry to my place of shelter, far from the tempest and storm." NIV 9 Confuse the wicked, O Lord, confound their speech, for I see violence and strife in the city. NIV 9 Confuse the wicked, O Lord, confound their speech, for I see violence and strife in the city. NIV 10 Day and night they prowl about on its walls; malice and abuse are within it. NIV 10 Day and night they prowl about on its walls; malice and abuse are within it. NIV 11 Destructive forces are at work in the city; threats and lies never leave its streets. NIV 11 Destructive forces are at work in the city; threats and lies never leave its streets. NIV 12 If an enemy were insulting me, I could endure it; if a foe were raising himself against me, I could hide from him. NIV 12 If an enemy were insulting me, I could endure it; if a foe were raising himself against me, I could hide from him. NIV 13 But it is you, a man like myself, my companion, my close friend, NIV 13 But it is you, a man like myself, my companion, my close friend, NIV 14 with whom I once enjoyed sweet fellowship as we walked with the throng at the house of God. NIV 14 with whom I once enjoyed sweet fellowship as we walked with the throng at the house of God. NIV 15 Let death take my enemies by surprise; let them go down alive to the grave, for evil finds lodging among them. NIV 15 Let death take my enemies by surprise; let them go down alive to the grave, for evil finds lodging among them. NIV 16 But I call to God, and the LORD saves me. NIV 16 But I call to God, and the LORD saves me. NIV 17 Evening, morning and noon I cry out in distress, and he hears my voice. NIV 17 Evening, morning and noon I cry out in distress, and he hears my voice. NIV 18 He ransoms me unharmed from the battle waged against me, even though many oppose me. NIV 18 He ransoms me unharmed from the battle waged against me, even though many oppose me. NIV 19 God, who is enthroned forever, will hear them and afflict them-- "Selah" men who never change their ways and have no fear of God. NIV 19 God, who is enthroned forever, will hear them and afflict them-- "Selah" men who never change their ways and have no fear of God. NIV 20 My companion attacks his friends; he violates his covenant. NIV 20 My companion attacks his friends; he violates his covenant. NIV 21 His speech is smooth as butter, yet war is in his heart; his words are more soothing than oil, yet they are drawn swords. NIV 21 His speech is smooth as butter, yet war is in his heart; his words are more soothing than oil, yet they are drawn swords. NIV 22 Cast your cares on the LORD and he will sustain you; he will never let the righteous fall. NIV 22 Cast your cares on the LORD and he will sustain you; he will never let the righteous fall. NIV 23 But you, O God, will bring down the wicked into the pit of corruption; bloodthirsty and deceitful men will not live out half their days. But as for me, I trust in you. NIV 23 But you, O God, will bring down the wicked into the pit of corruption; bloodthirsty and deceitful men will not live out half their days. But as for me, I trust in you.