Psalm 35:7-17 NIV

7 Since they hid their net1 for me without cause2 and without cause dug a pit3 for me,

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8 may ruin overtake them by surprise--4 may the net they hid entangle them, may they fall into the pit,5 to their ruin.

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9 Then my soul will rejoice6 in the LORD and delight in his salvation.7

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10 My whole being will exclaim, "Who is like you,8 O LORD? You rescue the poor from those too strong9 for them, the poor and needy10 from those who rob them."

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11 Ruthless witnesses11 come forward; they question me on things I know nothing about.

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12 They repay me evil for good12 and leave my soul forlorn.

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13 Yet when they were ill, I put on sackcloth13 and humbled myself with fasting.14 When my prayers returned to me unanswered,

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14 I went about mourning15 as though for my friend or brother. I bowed my head in grief as though weeping for my mother.

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15 But when I stumbled, they gathered in glee;16 attackers gathered against me when I was unaware. They slandered17 me without ceasing.

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16 Like the ungodly they maliciously mockeda;18 they gnashed their teeth19 at me.

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    • b 35:16 - Septuagint; Hebrew may mean "ungodly circle of mockers."
      17 O Lord, how long20 will you look on? Rescue my life from their ravages, my precious life21 from these lions.22

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