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Psalm 64 NIV

For the director of music. A psalm of David.

1 aHear me, my God, as I voice my complaint; protect my life from the threat of the enemy.

References for Psalms 64:1

    • ą 64:1 - In Hebrew texts 64:1-10 is numbered 64:2-11.
      2 Hide me from the conspiracy of the wicked, from the plots of evildoers.

      References for Psalms 64:2

      3 They sharpen their tongues like swords and aim cruel words like deadly arrows.

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      4 They shoot from ambush at the innocent; they shoot suddenly, without fear.

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      5 They encourage each other in evil plans, they talk about hiding their snares; they say, “Who will see itb ?”

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      6 They plot injustice and say, “We have devised a perfect plan!” Surely the human mind and heart are cunning.
      7 But God will shoot them with his arrows; they will suddenly be struck down.
      8 He will turn their own tongues against them and bring them to ruin; all who see them will shake their heads in scorn.

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      9 All people will fear; they will proclaim the works of God and ponder what he has done.

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      10 The righteous will rejoice in the LORDand take refuge in him; all the upright in heart will glory in him!

      References for Psalms 64:10

      Study tools for Psalm 64

      • a 64:1 - In Hebrew texts 64:1-10 is numbered 64:2-11.
      • b 64:5 - Or "us"