For the director of music. Of David. A psalm.

1 My God, whom I praise, do not remain silent,
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2 for people who are wicked and deceitful have opened their mouths against me; they have spoken against me with lying tongues.
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3 With words of hatred they surround me; they attack me without cause.
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4 In return for my friendship they accuse me, but I am a man of prayer.
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5 They repay me evil for good, and hatred for my friendship.
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6 Appoint someone evil to oppose my enemy; let an accuser stand at his right hand.
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7 When he is tried, let him be found guilty, and may his prayers condemn him.
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8 May his days be few; may another take his place of leadership.
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9 May his children be fatherless and his wife a widow.
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10 May his children be wandering beggars; may they be drivena from their ruined homes.
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    • Ŧ 109:10 - Septuagint; Hebrew "sought"