Psalm 31:13–18

13  aFor I have heard the slander of many:

abFear was on every side:

While they took counsel together against me,

They devised to take away my life.

14  But cI trusted in thee, O Lord:

I said, Thou art my God.

15  dMy times are in thy hand:

eDeliver me from the hand of mine enemies, and efrom them that persecute me.

16  fMake thy face to shine upon thy servant:

Save me for thy mercies’ sake.

17  gLet me not be ashamed, O Lord; for I have called upon thee:

Let the wicked be ashamed, and h||let them be silent in the grave.

18  Let the lying lips be put to silence;

Which speak grievous things iproudly and contemptuously against the righteous.

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