Psalm 35:2-12 NIV

2 Take up shield1 and buckler; arise2 and come to my aid.3

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3 Brandish spear4 and javelina5 against those who pursue me. Say to my soul, "I am your salvation.6"

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    • a 35:3 - Or "and block the way"
      4 May those who seek my life7 be disgraced8 and put to shame;9 may those who plot my ruin be turned back10 in dismay.

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      5 May they be like chaff11 before the wind, with the angel of the LORD 12 driving them away;

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      6 may their path be dark and slippery, with the angel of the LORD pursuing them.
      7 Since they hid their net13 for me without cause14 and without cause dug a pit15 for me,

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      8 may ruin overtake them by surprise--16 may the net they hid entangle them, may they fall into the pit,17 to their ruin.

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      9 Then my soul will rejoice18 in the LORD and delight in his salvation.19

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      10 My whole being will exclaim, "Who is like you,20 O LORD? You rescue the poor from those too strong21 for them, the poor and needy22 from those who rob them."

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      11 Ruthless witnesses23 come forward; they question me on things I know nothing about.

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      12 They repay me evil for good24 and leave my soul forlorn.

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