Psalm 140:11 {139:12}
Good News Translation
May those who accuse others falsely not succeed; may evil overtake violent people and destroy them.

Contemporary English Version
Chase those cruel liars away! Let trouble hunt them down.

Douay-Rheims Bible
A man full of tongue shall not be established in the earth: evil shall catch the unjust man unto destruction.

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A man full of tongue shall not be established in the earth: evil shall catch the unjust man unto destruction.

let not.

an evil speaker.

Psalm 12:3,4 May the Lord destroy all deceitful lips, and the tongue that speaketh proud things. . . .

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

Proverbs 12:13 For the sins of the lips ruin draweth nigh to the evil man: but the just shall escape out of distress.

Proverbs 17:20 He that is of a perverse heart, shall not find good: and he that perverteth his tongue, shall fall into evil.

Proverbs 18:21 Death and life are in the power of the tongue: they that love it, shall eat the fruits thereof.

evil

Psalm 7:14-16 Behold he hath been in labour with injustice: he hath conceived sorrow, and brought forth iniquity. . . .

Psalm 9:16 The Lord shall be known when he executeth judgments: the sinner hath been caught in the works of his own hands.

Psalm 34:21 The death of the wicked is very evil: and they that hate the just shall be guilty.

Proverbs 13:21 Evil pursueth sinners: and to the just good shall be repaid.

Isaiah 3:11 Woe to the wicked unto evil: for the reward of his hands shall be given him.

Context
Rescue Me, O LORD, From Evil Men
10Burning coals shall fall upon them; thou wilt cast them down into the fire: in miseries they shall not be able to stand. 11A man full of tongue shall not be established in the earth: evil shall catch the unjust man unto destruction.12I know that the Lord will do justice to the needy, and will revenge the poor.…
Cross References
Psalm 7:16
His sorrow shall be turned on his own head: and his iniquity shall come down upon his crown.

Psalm 10:15
Break thou the arm of the sinner and of the malignant: his sin shall be sought, and shall not be found.

Psalm 34:21
The death of the wicked is very evil: and they that hate the just shall be guilty.

Psalm 94:23
And he will render them their iniquity : and in their malice he will destroy them: the Lord our God will destroy them.

Psalm 140:1
Unto the end, a psalm of David. [2] Deliver me, O Lord, from the evil man: rescue me from the unjust man.

Additional Translations
May no slanderer be established in the land. May calamity hunt down the man of violence.Let not an evil speaker be established in the earth: evil shall hunt the violent man to overthrow him.

An evil speaker shall not be established in the earth: Evil shall hunt the violent man to overthrow him.

A talkative man shall not prosper on the earth: evils shall hunt the unrighteous man to destruction.

Let not the man of [evil] tongue be established in the earth: evil shall hunt the man of violence to [his] ruin.

An evil speaker shall not be established in the earth: evil shall hunt the violent man to overthrow him.

Let not an evil speaker be established on the earth: evil shall hunt the violent man to overthrow him.

An evil speaker won't be established in the earth. Evil will hunt the violent man to overthrow him.

A talkative man is not established in the earth, One of violence -- evil hunteth to overflowing.
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