Psalm 140:7-13 NIV

7 O Sovereign LORD,1 my strong deliverer, who shields my head in the day of battle--

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8 do not grant the wicked2 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.3

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10 Let burning coals fall upon them; may they be thrown into the fire,4 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.5

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12 I know that the LORD secures justice for the poor6 and upholds the cause7 of the needy.8

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13 Surely the righteous will praise your name9 and the upright will live10 before you.11

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