A song of ascents.

1 I call on the LORD in my distress, and he answers me.

References for Psalms 120:1

2 Save me, LORD, from lying lips and from deceitful tongues.

References for Psalms 120:2

3 What will he do to you, and what more besides, you deceitful tongue?
4 He will punish you with a warrior’s sharp arrows, with burning coals of the broom bush.

References for Psalms 120:4

5 Woe to me that I dwell in Meshek, that I live among the tents of Kedar!

References for Psalms 120:5

6 Too long have I lived among those who hate peace.
7 I am for peace; but when I speak, they are for war.