Psalm 35:8-18 NIV

8 may ruin overtake them by surprise--1 may the net they hid entangle them, may they fall into the pit,2 to their ruin.

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9 Then my soul will rejoice3 in the LORD and delight in his salvation.4

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10 My whole being will exclaim, "Who is like you,5 O LORD? You rescue the poor from those too strong6 for them, the poor and needy7 from those who rob them."

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11 Ruthless witnesses8 come forward; they question me on things I know nothing about.

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12 They repay me evil for good9 and leave my soul forlorn.

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13 Yet when they were ill, I put on sackcloth10 and humbled myself with fasting.11 When my prayers returned to me unanswered,

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14 I went about mourning12 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;13 attackers gathered against me when I was unaware. They slandered14 me without ceasing.

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16 Like the ungodly they maliciously mockeda;15 they gnashed their teeth16 at me.

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    • b 35:16 - Septuagint; Hebrew may mean "ungodly circle of mockers."
      17 O Lord, how long17 will you look on? Rescue my life from their ravages, my precious life18 from these lions.19

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      18 I will give you thanks in the great assembly;20 among throngs21 of people I will praise you.22

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