Psalm 140:1
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New Living Translation
For the choir director: A psalm of David. O LORD, rescue me from evil people. Protect me from those who are violent,

King James Bible
To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David. Deliver me, O LORD, from the evil man: preserve me from the violent man;

Darby Bible Translation
{To the chief Musician. A Psalm of David.} Free me, O Jehovah, from the evil man; preserve me from the violent man:

World English Bible
Deliver me, Yahweh, from the evil man. Preserve me from the violent man;

Young's Literal Translation
To the Overseer. -- A Psalm of David. Deliver me, O Jehovah, from an evil man, From one of violence Thou keepest me.

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The piety of the Old Testament Church is reflected with more clearness and variety in the Psalter than in any other book of the Old Testament. It constitutes the response of the Church to the divine demands of prophecy, and, in a less degree, of law; or, rather, it expresses those emotions and aspirations of the universal heart which lie deeper than any formal demand. It is the speech of the soul face to face with God. Its words are as simple and unaffected as human words can be, for it is the genius
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
2 Samuel 22:49
and delivers me from my enemies. You hold me safe beyond the reach of my enemies; you save me from violent opponents.

Psalm 17:13
Arise, O LORD! Stand against them, and bring them to their knees! Rescue me from the wicked with your sword!

Psalm 18:48
and rescues me from my enemies. You hold me safe beyond the reach of my enemies; you save me from violent opponents.

Psalm 54:3
For strangers are attacking me; violent people are trying to kill me. They care nothing for God. Interlude

Psalm 59:2
Rescue me from these criminals; save me from these murderers.

Psalm 64:1
For the choir director: A psalm of David. O God, listen to my complaint. Protect my life from my enemies' threats.

Psalm 71:4
My God, rescue me from the power of the wicked, from the clutches of cruel oppressors.

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