Psalm 17:8-14 NIV

8 Keep me1 as the apple of your eye;2 hide me3 in the shadow of your wings4

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9 from the wicked who assail me, from my mortal enemies who surround me.5

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10 They close up their callous hearts,6 and their mouths speak with arrogance.7

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11 They have tracked me down, they now surround me,8 with eyes alert, to throw me to the ground.

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12 They are like a lion9 hungry for prey,10 like a great lion crouching in cover.

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13 Rise up,11 O LORD, confront them, bring them down;12 rescue me from the wicked by your sword.

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14 O LORD, by your hand save me from such men, from men of this world13 whose reward is in this life.14 You still the hunger of those you cherish; their sons have plenty, and they store up wealth15 for their children.

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