My soul is among the lions; I lie down with ravenous beasts whose teeth are spears and arrows, whose tongues are sharp swords.
Cross ReferencesPsalm 3:7
Arise, O LORD! Deliver me, O my God! Strike all my enemies on the jaw; break the teeth of the wicked.
or they will shred my soul like a lion, and tear me to pieces with no one to rescue me.
How long, O Lord, will You look on? Rescue my soul from their ravages, my precious life from these lions.
Your tongue devises destruction like a sharpened razor, O worker of deceit.
His speech is smooth as butter, but war is in his heart. His words are softer than oil, yet they are swords unsheathed.
O God, shatter their teeth in their mouths; O LORD, tear out the fangs of the lions.
See what they spew from their mouths--sharp words from their lips: "For who can hear us?"
who sharpen their tongues like swords and aim their bitter words like arrows,
They make their tongues as sharp as serpents; the venom of vipers is on their lips. Selah
her end is bitter as wormwood, sharp as a double-edged sword.
Speaking rashly is like a piercing sword, but the tongue of the wise brings healing.
Like a club or sword or sharp arrow is a man who bears false witness against his neighbor.
there is a generation whose teeth are swords and whose jaws are knives, devouring the oppressed from the earth, and the needy from among men.
Chapter Outline1. David in prayer fleeing unto God, complains of his dangerous case
7. He encourages himself to praise God
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