Psalm 140:4 {139:5}
Good News Translation
Protect me, LORD, from the power of the wicked; keep me safe from violent people who plot my downfall.

Contemporary English Version
Protect me, LORD, from cruel and brutal enemies, who want to destroy me.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Keep me, O Lord, from the hand of the wicked: and from unjust men deliver me. Who have proposed to supplant my steps:

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Keep me, O Lord, from the hand of the wicked: and from unjust men deliver me. Who have proposed to supplant my steps:

keep me

Psalm 17:8,9 From them that resist thy right hand keep me, as the apple of thy eye. Protect me under the shadow of thy wings. . . .

Psalm 36:11 Let not the foot of pride come to me, and let not the hand of the sinner move me.

Psalm 37:32,33-40 The wicked watcheth the just man, and seeketh to put him to death, . . .

Psalm 55:1-3 Unto the end, in verses, understanding for David. [2] Hear, O God, my prayer, and despise not my supplication: . . .

Psalm 71:4 Deliver me, O my God, out of the hand of the sinner, and out of the hand of the transgressor of the law and of the unjust.

preserve

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.

overthrow

Psalm 17:5 Perfect thou my goings in thy paths: that my footsteps be not moved.

Proverbs 18:5 It is not good to accept the person of the wicked, to decline from the truth of judgment.

Context
Rescue Me, O LORD, From Evil Men
3They have sharpened their tongues like a serpent: the venom of asps is under their lips. 4Keep me, O Lord, from the hand of the wicked: and from unjust men deliver me. Who have proposed to supplant my steps:5The proud have hidden a net for me. And they have stretched out cords for a snare: they have laid for me a stumblingblock by the wayside.…
Cross References
2 Samuel 22:49
Who bringest me forth from my enemies, and liftest me up from them that resist me: from the wicked man thou shalt deliver me.

Job 30:12
At the right hand of my rising, my calamities forthwith arose: they have overthrown my feet, and have overwhelmed me with their paths as with waves.

Psalm 36:11
Let not the foot of pride come to me, and let not the hand of the sinner move me.

Psalm 54:3
For strangers have risen up against me; and the mighty have sought after my soul: and they have not set God before their eyes.

Psalm 71:4
Deliver me, O my God, out of the hand of the sinner, and out of the hand of the transgressor of the law and of the unjust.

Psalm 118:13
Being pushed I was overturned that I might fall: but the Lord supported me.

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
Guard me, O LORD, from the hands of the wicked. Keep me safe from men of violence who scheme to make me stumble.Keep me, O LORD, from the hands of the wicked; preserve me from the violent man; who have purposed to overthrow my goings.

Keep me, O Jehovah, from the hands of the wicked; Preserve me from the violent man: Who have purposed to thrust aside my steps.

Keep me, O Lord, from the hand of the sinner; rescue me from unjust men; who have purposed to overthrow my goings.

Keep me, O Jehovah, from the hands of the wicked [man], preserve me from the violent man, who devise to overthrow my steps.

Keep me, O LORD, from the hands of the wicked; preserve me from the violent man: Who have purposed to thrust aside my steps.

Keep me, O LORD, from the hands of the wicked; preserve me from the violent man; who have purposed to overthrow my goings.

Yahweh, keep me from the hands of the wicked. Preserve me from the violent men who have determined to trip my feet.

Preserve me, Jehovah, from the hands of the wicked, From one of violence Thou keepest me, Who have devised to overthrow my steps.
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