Psalm 140:5-13 NIV

5 Proud men have hidden a snare1 for me; they have spread out the cords of their net2 and have set traps3 for me along my path. "Selah"

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6 O LORD, I say to you, "You are my God."4 Hear, O LORD, my cry for mercy.5

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7 O Sovereign LORD,6 my strong deliverer, who shields my head in the day of battle--

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8 do not grant the wicked7 their desires, O LORD; do not let their plans succeed, or they will become proud. "Selah"

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9 Let the heads of those who surround me be covered with the trouble their lips have caused.8

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10 Let burning coals fall upon them; may they be thrown into the fire,9 into miry pits, never to rise.

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11 Let slanderers not be established in the land; may disaster hunt down men of violence.10

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12 I know that the LORD secures justice for the poor11 and upholds the cause12 of the needy.13

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13 Surely the righteous will praise your name14 and the upright will live15 before you.16

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