Psalm 109:2 {108:2}
Good News Translation
Wicked people and liars have attacked me. They tell lies about me,

Contemporary English Version
Destructive and deceitful lies are told about me,

Douay-Rheims Bible
O God, be not thou silent in my praise: for the mouth of the wicked and the mouth of the deceitful man is opened against me.

New American Bible
O God, whom I praise, do not be silent, for wicked and treacherous mouths attack me. They speak against me with lying tongues;

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O God, be not thou silent in my praise: for the mouth of the wicked and the mouth of the deceitful man is opened against me.

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Psalm 31:13,18 For I have heard the blame of many that dwell round about. While they assembled together against me, they consulted to take away my life. . . .

Psalm 64:3,4 For they have whetted their tongues like a sword; they have bent their bow a bitter thing, . . .

Psalm 140:3 They have sharpened their tongues like a serpent: the venom of asps is under their lips.

2 Samuel 15:3-8 And Absalom answered him: Thy words seem to me good and just. But there is no man appointed by the king to hear thee. And Absalom said: . . .

2 Samuel 17:1 And Achitophel said to Absalom: I will choose me twelve thousand men, and I will arise and pursue after David this night.

Proverbs 15:28 The mind of the just studieth obedience: the mouth of the wicked overfloweth with evils.

Matthew 26:59-62 And the chief priests and the whole council sought false witness against Jesus, that they might put him to death. . . .

of the deceitful.

Psalm 120:3 What shall be given to thee, or what shall be added to thee, to a deceitful tongue?

Proverbs 6:17 A heart that deviseth wicked plots, feet that are swift to run into mischief,

Proverbs 12:19 The lip of truth shall be steadfast for ever: but he that is a hasty witness, frameth a lying tongue.

Jeremiah 9:3,5 And they have bent their tongue, as a bow, for lies, and not for truth: they have strengthened themselves upon the earth, for they have proceeded from evil to evil, and me they have not known, saith the Lord. . . .

Acts 6:13 And they set up false witnesses, who said: This man ceaseth not to speak words against the holy place and the law.

Context
The Song of the Slandered
1Unto the end, a psalm for David. 2O God, be not thou silent in my praise: for the mouth of the wicked and the mouth of the deceitful man is opened against me.3They have spoken against me with deceitful tongues; and they have compassed me about with words of hatred; and have fought against me without cause.…
Cross References
Exodus 22:24
And my rage shall be enkindled, and I will strike you with the sword, and your wives shall be widows, and your children fatherless.

Psalm 10:7
His mouth is full of cursing, and of bitterness, and of deceit: under his tongue are labor and sorrow.

Psalm 31:18
Let deceitful lips be made dumb. Which speak iniquity against the just, with pride and abuse.

Psalm 52:4
Thou hast loved all the words of ruin, O deceitful tongue.

Psalm 119:69
The iniquity of the proud hath been multiplied over me: but I will seek thy commandments with my whole heart.

Psalm 120:2
O Lord, deliver my soul from wicked lips, and a deceitful tongue.

Additional Translations
For wicked and deceitful mouths open against me; they speak against me with lying tongues.For the mouth of the wicked and the mouth of the deceitful are opened against me: they have spoken against me with a lying tongue.

For the mouth of the wicked and the mouth of deceit have they opened against me: They have spoken unto me with a lying tongue.

for the mouth of the sinner and the mouth of the crafty man have been opened against me: they have spoken against me with a crafty tongue.

For the mouth of the wicked [man] and the mouth of deceit are opened against me: they have spoken against me with a lying tongue,

For the mouth of the wicked and the mouth of deceit have they opened against me: they have spoken unto me with a lying tongue.

For the mouth of the wicked and the mouth of the deceitful are opened against me: they have spoken against me with a lying tongue.

for they have opened the mouth of the wicked and the mouth of deceit against me. They have spoken to me with a lying tongue.

For the mouth of wickedness, and the mouth of deceit, Against me they have opened, They have spoken with me -- A tongue of falsehood, and words of hatred!
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