Psalm 109:1-6 NIV

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

1 O God, whom I praise,1 do not remain silent,2

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2 for wicked and deceitful men3 have opened their mouths against me; they have spoken against me with lying tongues.4

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3 With words of hatred5 they surround me; they attack me without cause.6

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4 In return for my friendship they accuse me, but I am a man of prayer.7

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5 They repay me evil for good,8 and hatred for my friendship.

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6 Appointa an evil manb to oppose him; let an accuserc9 stand at his right hand.

References for Psalms 109:6

    • a 109:6 - Or "[They say:] "Appoint" (with quotation marks at the end of verse 19)
    • b 109:6 - Or "the Evil One"
    • c 109:6 - Or "let Satan"