Parallel Bible results for Psalm 140

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Psalm 140

NIRV 1 Lord, save me from sinful men. Keep me safe from those who want to hurt me. NIV 1 Rescue me, LORD, from evildoers; protect me from the violent, NIRV 2 They make evil plans in their hearts. They are always starting fights. NIV 2 who devise evil plans in their hearts and stir up war every day. NIRV 3 Their tongues are as deadly as the tongue of a serpent. The words from their lips are like the poison of a snake. "Selah" NIV 3 They make their tongues as sharp as a serpent’s; the poison of vipers is on their lips. NIRV 4 Lord, keep me out of the hands of sinful people. Keep me safe from men who want to hurt me. They plan to trip me up and make me fall. NIV 4 Keep me safe, LORD, from the hands of the wicked; protect me from the violent, who devise ways to trip my feet. NIRV 5 Proud people have hidden their traps to catch me. They have spread out their nets. They have set traps for me along my path. "Selah" NIV 5 The arrogant have hidden a snare for me; they have spread out the cords of their net and have set traps for me along my path. NIRV 6 Lord, I say to you, "You are my God." Lord, hear my cry for your favor. NIV 6 I say to the LORD, “You are my God.” Hear, LORD, my cry for mercy. NIRV 7 LORD and King, you save me because you are strong. You are like a shield that keeps me safe in the day of battle. NIV 7 Sovereign LORD, my strong deliverer, you shield my head in the day of battle. NIRV 8 Lord, don't give sinners what they want. Don't let their plans succeed. If you do, they will become proud. "Selah" NIV 8 Do not grant the wicked their desires, LORD; do not let their plans succeed. NIRV 9 Those who are all around me have caused me trouble by what their lips have said. Let that trouble fall on their own heads. NIV 9 Those who surround me proudly rear their heads; may the mischief of their lips engulf them. NIRV 10 Let burning coals fall on people like that. May they be thrown into the fire. May they be thrown into muddy pits and never get out. NIV 10 May burning coals fall on them; may they be thrown into the fire, into miry pits, never to rise. NIRV 11 Don't let men who tell lies about me settle down in the land. May trouble hunt down those who want to hurt me. NIV 11 May slanderers not be established in the land; may disaster hunt down the violent. NIRV 12 I know that the LORD makes sure that poor people are treated fairly. He stands up for those who are in need. NIV 12 I know that the LORD secures justice for the poor and upholds the cause of the needy. NIRV 13 I'm sure that those who do right will praise your name. Those who are honest will live with you. NIV 13 Surely the righteous will praise your name, and the upright will live in your presence.

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