Psalms 140:4

4 Keep me safe, LORD, from the hands of the wicked; protect me from the violent, who devise ways to trip my feet.

Psalms 140:4 in Other Translations

KJV
4 Keep me, O LORD, from the hands of the wicked; preserve me from the violent man; who have purposed to overthrow my goings.
ESV
4 Guard me, O LORD, from the hands of the wicked; preserve me from violent men, who have planned to trip up my feet.
NLT
4 O LORD, keep me out of the hands of the wicked. Protect me from those who are violent, for they are plotting against me.
MSG
4 God, keep me out of the clutch of these wicked ones, protect me from these vicious people;
CSB
4 Protect me, Lord, from the clutches of the wicked. Keep me safe from violent men who plan to make me stumble.

Psalms 140:4 In-Context

2 who devise evil plans in their hearts and stir up war every day.
3 They make their tongues as sharp as a serpent’s; the poison of vipers is on their lips.
4 Keep me safe, LORD, from the hands of the wicked; protect me from the violent, who devise ways to trip my feet.
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.
6 I say to the LORD, “You are my God.” Hear, LORD, my cry for mercy.

Cross References 2

  • 1. Psalms 141:9
  • 2. S Psalms 36:11; Psalms 71:4
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