Psalm 109:11-21 NIV

11 May a creditor1 seize all he has; may strangers plunder2 the fruits of his labor.3

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12 May no one extend kindness to him or take pity4 on his fatherless children.

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13 May his descendants be cut off,5 their names blotted out6 from the next generation.

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14 May the iniquity of his fathers7 be remembered before the LORD; may the sin of his mother never be blotted out.

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15 May their sins always remain before8 the LORD, that he may cut off the memory9 of them from the earth.

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16 For he never thought of doing a kindness, but hounded to death the poor and the needy10 and the brokenhearted.11

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17 He loved to pronounce a curse-- may ita come on him;12 he found no pleasure in blessing-- may it beb far from him.

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    • e 109:17 - Or "curse, / and it has"
    • f 109:17 - Or "blessing, / and it is"
      18 He wore cursing13 as his garment; it entered into his body like water,14 into his bones like oil.

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      19 May it be like a cloak wrapped15 about him, like a belt tied forever around him.

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      20 May this be the LORD's payment16 to my accusers, to those who speak evil17 of me.

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      21 But you, O Sovereign LORD, deal well with me for your name's sake;18 out of the goodness of your love,19 deliver me.20

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