Brandish spear1 and javelin2 against those who pursue me. Say to my soul, "I am your salvation.3"
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May those who seek my life4 be disgraced5 and put to shame;6 may those who plot my ruin be turned back7 in dismay.
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May they be like chaff8 before the wind, with the angel of the LORD 9 driving them away;
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may their path be dark and slippery, with the angel of the LORD pursuing them.
Since they hid their net10 for me without cause11 and without cause dug a pit12 for me,
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may ruin overtake them by surprise--13 may the net they hid entangle them, may they fall into the pit,14 to their ruin.
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Then my soul will rejoice15 in the LORD and delight in his salvation.16
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My whole being will exclaim, "Who is like you,17 O LORD? You rescue the poor from those too strong18 for them, the poor and needy19 from those who rob them."
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Ruthless witnesses20 come forward; they question me on things I know nothing about.
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They repay me evil for good21 and leave my soul forlorn.
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Yet when they were ill, I put on sackcloth22 and humbled myself with fasting.23 When my prayers returned to me unanswered,
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