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1 Deliver me from my enemies, O God;w
be my fortress against those who are attacking me.x
2 Deliver me from evildoersy
and save me from those who are after my blood.z
Fierce men conspirea against me
for no offense or sin of mine, Lord.
Arise to help me; look on my plight!d
you who are the God of Israel,e
snarling like dogs,i
and prowl about the city.
7 See what they spew from their mouthsj—
the words from their lips are sharp as swords,k
and they think, “Who can hear us?”l
8 But you laugh at them, Lord;m
you scoff at all those nations.n
9 You are my strength,o I watch for you;
you, God, are my fortress,p
God will go before me
and will let me gloat over those who slander me.
or my people will forget.r
In your might uproot them
and bring them down.s
12 For the sins of their mouths,t
for the words of their lips,u
let them be caught in their pride.v
For the curses and lies they utter,
consume them till they are no more.w
Then it will be known to the ends of the earth
that God rules over Jacob.x
snarling like dogs,
and prowl about the city.
15 They wander about for foody
and howl if not satisfied.
for you are my fortress,d
my refuge in times of trouble.e
you, God, are my fortress,
my God on whom I can rely.f
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