(139-1) <Unto the end, a psalm of David.> (139-2) Deliver me, O Lord, from the evil man: rescue me from the unjust man.
(139-3) Who have devised iniquities in their hearts: all the day long they designed battles.
(139-4) They have sharpened their tongues like a serpent: the venom of asps is under their lips.
(139-5) Keep me, O Lord, from the hand of the wicked: and from unjust men deliver me. Who have proposed to supplant my steps:
(139-6) The proud have hidden a net for me. And they have stretched out cords for a snare: they have laid for me a stumblingblock by the wayside.
(139-7) I said to the Lord: Thou art my God: hear, O Lord, the voice of my supplication.