A Song of †Ascents.
1 aIn my trouble I cried to the Lord,
And He answered me.
2 Deliver my soul, O Lord, from alying lips,
From a bdeceitful tongue.
You adeceitful tongue?
4 aSharp arrows of the warrior,
With the burning bcoals of the broom tree.
5 Woe is me, for I sojourn in aMeshech,
With those who ahate peace.
7 I aam for peace, but when I speak,
They are bfor war.
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