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Proud people are coming to attack me; cruel people are trying to kill me--those who do not care about God.
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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 69:8 I am become a stranger to my brethren, and an alien to the sons of my mother.
Psalm 86:14 O God, the wicked are risen up against me, and the assembly of the mighty have sought my soul: and they have not set thee before their eyes.
Job 19:13-15 He hath put my brethren far from me, and my acquaintance like strangers have departed from me. . . .
Psalm 22:16 For many dogs have encompassed me: the council of the malignant hath besieged me. They have dug my hands and feet.
Psalm 59:3-5 For behold they have caught my soul: the mighty have rushed in upon me: . . .
Matthew 27:20-23 But the chief priests and ancients persuaded the people that they should ask Barabbas and make Jesus away. . . .
Psalm 16:8 I set the Lord always in my sight: for he is at my right hand, that I be not moved.
Psalm 36:1 Unto the end, for the servant of God, David himself.  The unjust hath said within himself, that he would sin: there is no fear of God before his eyes.
Psalm 53:4 Shall not all the workers of iniquity know, who eat up my people as they eat bread?
John 16:3 And these things will they do to you; because they have not known the Father nor me.
ContextVindicate Me by Your Might
…2O God, hear my prayer: give ear to the words of my mouth. 3For strangers have risen up against me; and the mighty have sought after my soul: and they have not set God before their eyes.4For behold God is my helper: and the Lord is the protector of my soul.…
1 Samuel 20:1
But David fled from Najoth, which is in Ramatha, and came and said to Jonathan: What have I done? what is my iniquity, and what is my sin against thy father, that he seeketh my life?
1 Samuel 25:29
For if a man at any time shall rise, and persecute thee, and seek thy life, the soul of my lord shall be kept, as in the bundle of the living, with the Lord thy God: but the souls of thy enemies shall be whirled, as with the violence and whirling of a sling.
And thou wilt lift me up above them that rise up against me: from the unjust man thou wilt deliver me.
Unto the end, for the servant of God, David himself.  The unjust hath said within himself, that he would sin: there is no fear of God before his eyes.
And they that sought my soul used violence. And they that sought evils to me spoke vain things, and studied deceits all the day long.
Let them be confounded and ashamed together, that seek after my soul to take it away. Let them be turned backward and be ashamed that desire evils to me.
But they have sought my soul in vain, they shall go into the lower parts of the earth:
Let them be confounded and ashamed that seek my soul:
O God, the wicked are risen up against me, and the assembly of the mighty have sought my soul: and they have not set thee before their eyes.
Unto the end, a psalm of David.  Deliver me, O Lord, from the evil man: rescue me from the unjust man.
Keep me, O Lord, from the hand of the wicked: and from unjust men deliver me. Who have proposed to supplant my steps:
Put forth thy hand from on high, take me out, and deliver me from many waters: from the hand of strange children:
Deliver me, And rescue me out of the hand of strange children; whose mouth hath spoken vanity: and their right hand is the right hand of iniquity:
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